2013 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Regular Sponsors:||General Government, Consumer And Small Business Protection|
|Bill Title:||Relating to health care practitioner referrals to health care entities.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Prohibits health care practitioners from limiting referrals of patients to health care entities in which practitioner or practitioner's family member has financial interest or employment relationship.
Requires full disclosure of financial interests or employment relationship of practitioner. Requires practitioner to inform patient, in form and manner prescribed by Oregon Health Authority, regarding patient choice. Makes failure to disclose interest, relationship or notice of patient choice in conjunction with lawful referral subject to civil penalty not to exceed $1,000. Authorizes Oregon Health Licensing Agency or health professional regulatory board to investigate and discipline violations of Act.
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|