90th General Assembly
Summary of HB0073
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MED PRAC-PUB DISCLOSURE                                                    

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987 to provide for the public      
   release of individual profiles on  persons  licensed  under  the  Act,      
   including  information  relating  to  criminal charges, administrative      
   disciplinary actions,  hospital  privilege  revocations,  and  medical      
   malpractice awards.  Effective immediately.                                 
          FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Professional Reg.)                             
          Total cost over first four (4) years will be $1,161,000.             
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Dept. of Professional Reg.)                     
          Minimum physician reimbursement would be $8,141,000.                 
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1                                   
          HB73, with H-am 1, fails to create a State mandate.                  
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                 
        Further amends the Medical Practice Act  of  1987  to  set  forth      
   protocols  for  collecting  and  compiling  information  contained  in      
   physician  profiles.  Removes  certain  physician  profile information      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 3.                                                 
        Deletes provision requiring physicians to be reimbursed  for  the      
   reasonable costs of providing information for the physician profiles.       
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 3 (Dept. of Professional Reg.)                     
          Total one-time start-up costs, including 15 full-time staff,         
          are $626,000; total annual additional costs are $235,000.            
Last action on Bill: THIRD READING/STANDARD DEBATE/LOST       025-085-002

   Last action date: 97-04-23

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   2     SENATE -   0


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