Bill Status of HB0387 95th General Assembly
Short Description: HEALTH CARE-PATIENT SAFETY
Rep. Mary E. Flowers
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Provides for the public release of individual profiles on persons licensed under the Act, including information relating to criminal charges, administrative disciplinary actions, and hospital privilege revocations. Provides that a physician may elect to include certain information in his or her profile. Provides that certain information collected for physician profiles is not confidential. Provides that, when collecting information or compiling reports intended to compare physicians, the Disciplinary Board shall require that only the most basic identifying information from mandatory reports may be used, and details about a patient or personal details about a physician that are not already a matter of public record through another source must not be released. Effective immediately.