Bill Text: IA SF387 | 2019-2020 | 88th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: A bill for an act relating to pediatric congenital heart surgery including data reporting and the provision of patient education by hospitals. (See SF 531.)

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-07 - Reported out of committee as SF 531. S.J. 507. [SF387 Detail]

Download: Iowa-2019-SF387-Introduced.html
Senate File 387 - Introduced SENATE FILE 387 BY SCHULTZ , JOHNSON , SEGEBART , and GREENE A BILL FOR An Act relating to pediatric congenital heart surgery including 1 data reporting and the provision of patient education by 2 hospitals. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 2459XS (4) 88 pf/rh
S.F. 387 Section 1. NEW SECTION . 135B.35 Pediatric congenital heart 1 surgery —— public reporting of data —— patient education. 2 A hospital licensed under this chapter that provides 3 pediatric congenital heart surgery shall do all of the 4 following: 5 1. Participate in a qualified clinical data registry for 6 thoracic surgery by providing all pediatric congenital heart 7 surgery data required and consenting to public reporting of the 8 data shared. 9 2. Provide information regarding how to access the national 10 information provided in the qualified clinical data registry 11 for thoracic surgery during an educational consultation with 12 a parent or legal guardian of a pediatric patient for whom a 13 congenital heart surgery procedure is recommended. 14 EXPLANATION 15 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 16 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 17 This bill requires a licensed hospital that provides 18 pediatric congenital heart surgery to participate in a 19 qualified clinical data registry (QCDR) for thoracic surgery by 20 providing all pediatric congenital heart surgery data required 21 and consenting to public reporting of the data shared; and 22 to provide information regarding how to access the national 23 information provided in the QCDR for thoracic surgery during an 24 educational consultation with a parent or legal guardian of a 25 pediatric patient for whom a congenital heart surgery procedure 26 is recommended. 27 -1- LSB 2459XS (4) 88 pf/rh 1/ 1
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