2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 123
Health Planning and Development; destination cancer hospital for purposes of certificate of need; eliminate 65 percent out-of-state patient base requirement
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 6 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state health planning and development, so as to eliminate the 65 percent out-of-state patient base requirement for a destination cancer hospital for purposes of certificate of need; to eliminate the 50 bed limitation on destination cancer hospitals; to provide that destination cancer hospitals can increase bed capacity under certain conditions; to eliminate the limitation on the number of destination cancer hospitals that can be issued a certificate of need; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/08/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/07/2017 - Senate Hopper