2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 145
Health Services Purveyors; patient referrals to clinical laboratories for specimen examination
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to health, so as to prohibit health services purveyors from engaging in certain activities with respect to the referral of patients to other health services purveyors for clinical laboratory services and with respect to services provided by clinical laboratories; to prohibit clinical laboratories from engaging in certain activities that might reasonably be expected to influence any person´s independent judgment concerning the referral by such person of a specimen or sample derived from a human body to a clinical laboratory for examination by the laboratory; to amend Title 43 of the O.C.G.A., relating to professions and businesses; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/19/2002 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/18/2002 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/09/2001 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/08/2001 - Senate Hopper