Session: 102nd General Assembly
Year: 2022
Bill #: SB2977
Category: Public Health, Hospital Facilities and Nursing Homes
Position: Under Review
Mandate? No
Revenue Loss?
Authority Preemption?

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Amends the Hospital Licensing Act. In provisions regarding patient protection from abuse, provides that no patient, administrator, agent, or employee (rather than administrator, agent, or employee) of a hospital or a member of its medical staff may abuse a patient in the hospital. Provides that "abuse" in the provisions means any physical or mental injury or sexual abuse intentionally inflicted by, among other specified persons, a patient.

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