SB 275, as introduced, Hernandez. Health facility data.
Existing law requires certain health facilities and freestanding ambulatory surgery clinics to file, with the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, specified reports containing various patient and health data information, including, among other things, the patient’s date of birth and source of admission. Existing law also provides that the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development shall make allowances to adopt regulations adding or deleting elements listed in the patient level data elements, as specified.
This bill would require the office to adopt a regulation adding physician identifiers to the patient level data elements.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 128739 is added to the Health and Safety
2Code, to read:
The office shall adopt a regulation that adds physician
4identifiers to the patient level data elements listed in subdivision
5(g) of Sections 128735, 128736, and 128737.