HB 1124-2_ Filed 02/01/2000, 09:02
Adopted 2/1/2000

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    I move that House Bill 1124 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 15; (00)MO112401.1. -->     Page 1, between lines 15 and 16, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 16-21-2-15; (00)MO112401.3. -->     "SECTION 3. IC  16-21-2-15 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2000]: Sec. 15. (a) A hospital with at least one hundred (100) beds shall have on duty at all times at least one (1) physician licensed under IC  25-22.5 . Implementation of this section shall be subject to rules promulgated by the state department of health to ensure continuous coverage by physicians licensed under IC  25-22.5 for inpatient emergencies.
     (b) A hospital subject to this section must establish policies that govern immediate response to inpatient medical emergencies. These policies shall address:
        (1) the composition of the hospital's emergency response team, which shall be a collaborative, interdisciplinary body with at least one (1) member who:
            (A) has successfully completed advanced cardiac life support training; and
            (B) is not staffing the hospital's emergency department while on duty as a member of the emergency response team;
        (2) the location and contents of all emergency response carts for purposes of maintaining optimal efficiency and response time to inpatient emergencies; and
        (3) the annual education and training requirements for emergency response team members, which must be consistent

with accreditation specifications or other nationally recognized standards.
Implementation of this subsection is subject to survey by the state department of health.
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to HB 1124 as printed January 27, 2000.)


Representative Brown C

MO112401/DI 44     2000