US HB6910 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on May 15 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-05-15 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Pending: House Energy And Commerce Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

ER Hero and Patient Safety Act Emergency Room Hero and Patient Safety Act This bill requires hospitals that employ, or contract with, physicians who furnish emergency medical services to provide specified due process protections before taking certain actions with respect to their employment. Specifically, hospitals may not terminate or restrict the professional activity or staff privileges of these physicians without a fair hearing and appellate review process through appropriate medical staff mechanisms. Third-party contracts shall not deny these processes.

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Title

ER Hero and Patient Safety Act Emergency Room Hero and Patient Safety Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-05-15HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2020-05-15HouseIntroduced in House

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