PATIENT RIGHT-PROVIDER ID
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Medical Patient Rights Act to provide that a licensed
health care facility shall require a person who observes, examines, or
treats a patient or resident of the facility to wear an identification
badge disclosing his or her first name, licensure status, and staff
position. Provides that a violation of this requirement is a petty
offense with a fine of $500.
FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. of Public Health)
No fiscal implications to the Dept. of Public Health.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
In the opinion of DCCA, HB 864 creates a service mandate for
which reimbursement of 50% to 100% of the increased cost to
units of local government is required under the State Mandates
Act. No estimate of the statewide cost of the bill is currently
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Further amends the Medical Patient Rights Act to apply the
identification badge requirement to employees or volunteers of a
health care facility (now, persons) who examine or treat (now,
observe, examine, or treat) patients of the facility.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0331
Last action date: 97-08-08
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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