Introduced House Bill (H)

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Video recordings of surgeries. Requires specified health care facilities to provide the option to patients to video record certain surgical procedures. Sets forth certain requirements. Requires: (1) a state employee health plan; (2) Medicaid; (3) a policy of accident and sickness insurance; and (4) a health maintenance organization; to provide coverage for the video recording of a surgical procedure. Authorizes the state department of health to: (1) inspect a facility's video recording equipment at least once every four months; (2) adopt rules concerning the video recording of surgical procedures by facilities; and (3) assess fines for certain violations. Video recordings of surgeries. Requires specified health care facilities to provide the option to patients to video record certain surgical procedures. Sets forth certain requirements. Requires: (1) a state employee health plan; (2) Medicaid; (3) a policy of accident and sickness insurance; and (4) a health maintenance organization; to provide coverage for the video recording of a surgical procedure. Authorizes the state department of health to: (1) inspect a facility's video recording equipment at least once every four months; (2) adopt rules concerning the video recording of surgical procedures by facilities; and (3) assess fines for certain violations.