View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 4116 Rep. RIDGEWAY proposes the following Amendment No. 1 to H. 4116 (COUNCIL\WAB\4116C001.AGM.WAB18):

Reference is to Printer's Date 4/17/18-S.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by deleting all after the enacting words and inserting:

/ SECTION      1.      Article 1, Chapter 47, Title 40 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

     "Section 40-47-38.      (A)      No provision of this article may be construed to require a physician to secure a Maintenance of Certification as a condition of:
           (1) licensure;
           (2) reimbursement;
           (3) employment; or
           (4) admitting privileges at a hospital or federally qualified health center in this State.
     (B)      For the purposes of this article:
           (1) 'Federally qualified health center' or 'FQHC' means a health center that receives a federal public health services grant under the 'Public Health Services Act,' 42 U.S.C. 254b, as amended, or another health center designated by the United States Health Resources and Services Administration as a federally qualified health center; and
           (2)      'Maintenance of Certification' or 'MOC' means a continuing education program that measures core competencies in the practice of medicine and surgery and is approved by a nationally-recognized accrediting organization."

SECTION      2.      This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor. /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.