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Minutes for HB2146 - Committee on Health and Human Services

Short Title

Providing for certain business entities to engage in the corporate practice of medicine.

Minutes Content for Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Todd Fleisher testified on behalf of the Kansas Optometric Association. The organization does not allow corporate practices. The organization feels that this interferes with patient care and how it is delivered. There is also a concern regarding shared liability (Attachment 10).

Rachelle Colombo provided information about a task force created by the Kansas Medical Society. Their concerns are related to the safeguards for consumers.  The Society would like to continue the conversation related to corporate medicine (Attachment 11).

Mrs. Colombo fielded questions from the committee.

Written testimony in opposition to HB2146 was provided by:

Kevin Robertson (Attachment 12)

Travis Oiler (Attachment 13)

Vicki Whitaker (Attachment 14)