92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB1287
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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.    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. Effective immediately.         
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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