Bill Summary for H 642 (2021)

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May 11 2021

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House Bill 642 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 21, 2021
AN ACT PROHIBITING ORGAN TRANSPLANT DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY BY HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS AND HEALTH INSURERS.
Intro. by Bradford, Lambeth, Wray, McElraft.

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House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

Revises proposed Part 4A to Article 16, GS Chapter 130A, which establishes unlawful actions of a covered entity taken on the basis of an individual's disability relating to anatomical gifts and organ transplants. Now defines a covered entity as any licensed provider of health care services, including licensed health care practitioners, hospitals, nursing facilities, laboratories, intermediate care facilities, psychiatric residential treatment facilities, institutions for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, and prison health centers (was, defined as any licensed provider of health care services or any entity responsible for matching anatomical gift donors to potential recipients).

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