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HB 691 (BR 2349) - J. Gray

     AN ACT relating to physician profiles.
     Create a new section of KRS 311.530 to 311.620 to require the Kentucky State Board of Medical Licensure to create individual physician profiles; require the profile to include information related to any criminal conviction, disciplinary actions taken by the board, and medical malpractice court judgments or settlements, and other information; require physicians to provide information for the profiles upon request; provide an opportunity for the physician to review his or her profile for factual inaccuracies prior to it being disseminated to the public; require the board to provide a hard copy of a profile upon request and to provide Internet access to profiles; require the board to provide notice to the public regarding the availability of physician profiles; and amend KRS 311.597 to classify the failure to provide information related to the profile as dishonorable, unethical, or unprofessional conduct.

     Mar 1-introduced in House
     Mar 2-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Mar 8-posted in committee

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