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Senate Bill 0489

Senate Bill 0489

ARCHIVE (2002)

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DIGEST OF SB489 (Updated February 26, 2002 7:21 PM - DI 84)

Various hospital matters. Removes political affiliation requirements to be appointed to the governing boards of county hospitals and certain municipal hospitals. Amends qualifications to be on the governing board of those hospitals. Allows a county hospital to have audits performed by certified public accountants. Removes certain approval procedures required for a county hospital to operate another hospital or a building in a county that contains a hospital in a third class city. Allows certain municipal and county hospital boards to meet in executive session to discuss certain topics and to purchase group malpractice insurance together. Provides that the board of the Marion County health and hospital corporation may extend the corporation's health care programs and health care facilities to persons residing outside of the county. Updates population parameters to reflect changes in the 2000 decennial census.
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