HB 750 – Exempt Physician-Acquired MRIs from CON Review

HB 750 – Exempt Physician-Acquired MRIs from CON Review

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Edward Goodwin (R-Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Washington); Rep. Mike Clampitt (R-Haywood, Jackson, Swain); Rep. Keith Kidwell (R-Beaufort, Craven); Rep. Larry Potts (R-Davidson)

 

Summary

This bill requires DHHS to exempt from certificate of need review the acquisition of a magnetic resonance imaging scanner by purchase, donation, lease, transfer, or comparable arrangement by any specialty or multispecialty professional corporation of physicians licensed to practice medicine if the following conditions are met:

  1. The magnetic resonance imaging scanner will only be used for the patients of the same physician practice or group.
  2. The single specialty or multispecialty physician practice or group proposing to acquire a magnetic resonance imaging scanner must provide prior written notice and supporting documentation to demonstrate that it meets the exemption criteria to DHHS.

 

Movement

Filed – 4/29/2021

 
 

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