FLOWERS-SCOTT AND SHARP.
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. Provides that a physician may elect to include
certain information in his or her profile. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 60/23 from Ch. 111, par. 4400-23
Further amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. 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.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Professional Regulation)
The total one-time start-up costs would be $1,843,000, and
annual costs $403,240, making 1st year costs total $2,246,240.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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