SB 0880 Removes Hosps. From CON Process & Changes Makeup of CON com.
LR Number:S3161.02I Fiscal Note:3161-02
Committee:Public Health and Welfare
Last Action:02/12/96 - Referred S Public Health & Welfare Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 1996
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Current Bill Summary

SB 880 - This act removes hospitals, tuberculosis hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, kidney disease treatment centers and ambulatory surgical facilities from Certificate of Need process. Leaving only Professional Nursing Facilities, Practical Nursing Facilities and Residential Care Facilities I and II within the scope of the Certificate of Need Review.

The act also requires that two legislative members sit on the Missouri Health Facilities Review Committee. One member from the Senate and one member from the House of Representatives. The Senate Pro Tem will make the first legislative appointment and the Speaker of the House will make the second appointment to a member of the house who is from a different political party as the senatorial member.

The bill also requires the Missouri Health Facilities Review Committee to prepare a report regarding the effectiveness of the moratorium on the development of additional bed capacity of residential care facilities I and II and the amount of state savings based upon the moratorium.