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House Bill 1114


House Bill 1114

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Physician order for scope of treatment forms. Establishes a process for the execution of a physician order for scope of treatment (POST) form by an individual and the individual's treating physician to indicate treatment the individual would like to have or have withheld under specified circumstances. Requires the state department of health to: (1) develop and distribute the POST form and specifies provisions to be included in the form; and (2) report to the health finance commission before October 1, 2014, and annually thereafter, concerning the POST form. Allows for the modification or revocation of the POST form. Provides civil and criminal immunity for certain actions taken by a health care provider under an executed POST form.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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