SB 1210 Adds professional corporations of eligible physicians to coverage under the state legal expense fund
Sponsor: Callahan
LR Number: 5343S.01I Fiscal Note: 5343-01
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 4/7/2008 - Hearing Conducted S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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Current Bill Summary

SB 1210 - Current law provides that licensed physicians who provide uncompensated medical care to persons referred by certain health departments or health centers shall be covered by the state legal expense fund. This act provides that the professional corporations of such physicians shall also be covered, and also adds tax-exempt charitable health care center referral networks to the list of authorized referral sources for purposes of coverage.

This act is similar to HCS/HB 1398 (2008).