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65-28,121.Reports by hospitals and others; administrative fines for failure to report. (a) Subject to the provisions of subsection (c) of K.S.A. 65-4923, and amendments thereto, a medical care facility licensed under K.S.A. 65-425 et seq., and amendments thereto, shall, and any person may, report under oath to the state board of healing arts any information such facility or person has which appears to show that a person licensed to practice the healing arts has committed an act which may be a ground for disciplinary action pursuant to K.S.A. 65-2836, and amendments thereto.

(b) A medical care facility shall inform the state board of healing arts whenever the practice privileges of any person licensed to practice the healing arts are terminated, suspended or restricted or whenever such privileges are voluntarily surrendered or limited for reasons relating to such person's professional competence.

(c) Any medical care facility which fails to report within 30 days after the receipt of information required to be reported by this section shall be reported by the state board of healing arts to the secretary of health and environment and shall be subject, after proper notice and an opportunity to be heard, to a civil fine assessed by the secretary of health and environment in an amount not exceeding $1,000 per day for each day thereafter that the incident is not reported. All fines assessed and collected under this section shall be remitted to the state treasurer in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of each such remittance, the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury to the credit of the state general fund.

History: L. 1983, ch. 213, § 2; L. 1986, ch. 229, § 46; L. 1988, ch. 255, § 1; L. 2001, ch. 5, § 240; July 1.



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