SB 623 Modifies provisions of the law relating to ambulatory surgical centers
Sponsor: Graham
LR Number: 3551S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Aging, Families, Mental & Public Health
Last Action: 1/9/2006 - Second Read and Referred S Aging, Families, Mental & Public Health Committee Journal Page: S58
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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SB 623 - Currently, licensure requirements for an ambulatory surgical center require that a physician from the center must have surgical privileges with a licensed hospital in the community in which the center is located, or the center must have a current working agreement with such a hospital. The act provides that a hospital is considered in the community if it is within fifty miles of the ambulatory surgical center.