92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB1878
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Short description: 
HOSPITAL-PATIENT CONSENT-IDPH                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Hospital Licensing Act and the Medical Patient  Rights      
   Act. Provides that every hospital must develop a procedure to obtain a      
   patient's  informed  consent,  in  a  non-emergent  situation,  to any      
   services or procedures to be performed in the hospital by a  physician      
   who  is  neither (i) included in a contract between the hospital and a      
   health services corporation or insurance company  nor  (ii)  otherwise      
   participating   in   the  patient's  health  services  corporation  or      
   insurance company plan. Provides for enforcement of  these  provisions      
   by the Department of Public Health.                                         
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

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


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