DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Health care practitioner board investigations. Requires a hospital board to report a disciplinary action against a physician to the medical licensing board. Provides that a person who files a complaint against a health care practitioner concerning a health care issue waives confidentiality of the person's health care records. Allows a board that regulates a practitioner to adopt rules concerning the prosecution of complaints and petitions for review of denial of applications. Amends the standards of practice for practitioners. Allows a board to impose a fine of up to $5,000 for failing to comply with an order related to a narcotic drug. Establishes procedures for reporting a practitioner's conviction or plea to certain crimes.