SB 1248
Modifies provisions relating to peer review committees
LR Number:
Last Action:
4/4/2024 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Governmental Accountability Committee (4501S.02C)
Journal Page:
Effective Date:
August 28, 2024

Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 1248 - Under this act, any emergency medical services provider licensed under certain provisions of state law shall be considered a health care professional for purposes of liability and disclosure of materials produced by a peer review committee. Any quality improvement or quality assurance activity required by such licensed individuals shall be considered an activity of a peer review committee.

This provision is substantially similar to SB 351 (2023) and substantially similar to SB 1059 (2022), HB 2109 (2022), HB 2854 (2022), and provisions in CCS/HCS/SS/SB 690 (2022).

This act modifies the definition of a "health care professional" in the context of peer review committees and associated immunities from civil liabilities by adding physician assistants.

This provision is identical to HB 2406 (2024).



No Amendments Found.