BILL SUMMARY for HB09-1188
SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
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|Refer House Bill 09-1188 to the Committee on Appro||PASS|
07:01 PM -- House Bill 09-1188
Senator Carroll introduced House Bill 09-1188. She stated that the bill is a clean-up bill for the Michael Skolnik Medical Transparency Act. The Michael Skolnik Medical Transparency Act requires licensed medical providers to disclose certain information to the State Board of Medical Examiners whenever they renew their license. The board then makes the information available to the public. She described the bill's provisions. Specifically, the bill clarifies the information that physicians must disclose, and specifies that physicians are not required to report precautionary or administrative suspensions of medical staff membership or clinical privileges, or medical malpractice judgments that occurred prior to January 1, 1988. She stated that she has worked with various stakeholders on the bill.
07:04 PM -- Dr. Ben Vernon, representing the Colorado Medical Society, testified in support of the bill. He testified regarding the need for transparency of information about physicians. He stated that some of the original bill's requirements did not aid in the goals of the bill. He spoke to the efforts of Patty Skolnik to increase transparency of information. He asked the committee to support the bill.
|TIME: || 07:08:22 PM|
|MOTION:||Refer House Bill 09-1188 to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion passed on a 7-0 roll call vote, with one member excused.|
Final YES: 7 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS