91st General Assembly
Summary of HB4075
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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.   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

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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