FEIGENHOLTZ, KENNER AND RUTHERFORD.
HOME MED EQUIP-SVC-LICENSING
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Home Medical Equipment and Services Provider License
Act to regulate the provision of home medical equipment and services
through licensure requirements. Sets forth criminal and civil
penalties. Amends the Regulatory Agency Sunset Act to repeal the Home
Medical Equipment and Services Provider License Act on January 1,
2008. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Professional Reg.)
HB 522 would have a 4 year revenue of $351,600 and 4 year ex-
penses of $221,545 which would be a net revenue of $130,055.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with comparable
provisions. Expands the definition of "hospital medical equipment".
Affords the Department of Professional Regulation 2 years to implement
the licensing program. Immunizes members of the Home Medical Equipment
and Services Board from civil liability for Board activities. Deletes
requirement that home medical equipment and services providers display
their license numbers in advertising. Deletes endorsement provisions.
Increases the fine that the Department may assess in taking
disciplinary action from $500 to $1,000. Adds additional grounds for
disciplinary action. Effective immediately.
HOME RULE NOTE
HB 522 does not preempt home rule authority.
FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. Corrections)
HB156 has minimal corrections population and fiscal impact.
No change from DOC fiscal note.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Adds an exemption to the Home Medical Equipment and Services
Provider License Act for provider entities accredited under home care
standards by a recognized accrediting body.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 2
HB522, with H-am 2, fails to create a State mandate.
HOME RULE NOTE, H-AM 2
No change from previous home rule note.
FISCAL NOTE, AMENDED (Dept. of Professional Reg.)
HB 522 would have a net revenue of $107,945.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that the Department of Professional Regulation shall
conduct a mandatory inspection of a licensee within 3 years after the
date of initial licensure and at least once every 3 years thereafter.
Exempts applicants licensed in the 2-year period following the
effective date of the new Act from the mandatory inspection
requirements during that 2-year period.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0532
Last action date: 97-11-18
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 1
END OF INQUIRY
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