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Secretary of State No.
Requires kidney dialysis clinics to report dialysis-related infection data to state and federal governments; requires Department of Public Health to conform state reporting, form, and schedule requirements to existing requirements under federal law. Requires written notice to State and patients at least 60 days before a clinic’s permanent closure. Prohibits clinics from discriminating against patients based on the source of payment for care. Replicates existing federal law requiring clinics to have a medical director who is a licensed physician. Fiscal Impact: It is the opinion of the Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance that the measure would have no significant fiscal effect on state and local governments.
Thomas W. Hiltachk
AUTHORIZES STATE REGULATION OF KIDNEY DIALYSIS CLINICS. INITIATIVE STATUTE. California Initiative 1887 (2020).