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Establish confidential program to treat impaired practitioners

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To amend sections 4730.26, 4730.32, 4731.224, 4731.24, 4731.25, 4731.291, 4731.573, 4759.02, 4759.05, 4759.051, 4759.06, 4759.07, 4759.08, 4759.10, 4760.01, 4760.14, 4760.16, 4761.01, 4761.03, 4761.032, 4761.04, 4761.05, 4761.06, 4761.07, 4761.09, 4761.10, 4761.11, 4761.14, 4762.14, 4762.16, 4774.01, 4774.14, 4774.16, 5167.01, and 5167.03, to enact sections 4731.251, 4731.252, 4731.253, 4759.012, 4759.062, 4759.071, 4759.13, 4761.012, 4761.091, 4761.19, and 4778.17, and to repeal sections 4761.031 and 4761.08 of the Revised Code to provide for the establishment of a confidential program for the treatment of impaired practitioners regulated by the State Medical Board, to modify the laws governing the Board's regulation of dietitians and respiratory care professionals, to make other changes in the laws administered by the Board, to provide that the General Assembly's authorization is needed before long-term care services are further included in the Medicaid managed care system, and to declare an emergency.

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Effective Date

February 8, 2018
Emergency: effective 02/08/18

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Primary Sponsors

Stephen A. Huffman
Robert Cole Sprague


Bill Beagle
Edna Brown
William P. Coley, II
John Eklund
Randy Gardner
Frank Hoagland
Jay Hottinger
Matt Huffman
Scott Oelslager
Vernon Sykes
Charleta B. Tavares
Lou Terhar
Marlene Anielski
Nickie J. Antonio
Michael Asford
John Barnes, Jr.
Louis W. Blessing III
Janine R. Boyd
Jim Butler
Rick Carfagna
Kathleen Clyde
Hearcel F. Craig
Robert R. Cupp
Mike Duffey
Keith Faber
Teresa Fedor
Tavia Galonski
Timothy E. Ginter
Doug Green
Dave Greenspan
Stephen D. Hambley
Glenn W. Holmes
Terry Johnson
Bernadine Kennedy Kent
David Leland
Michele Lepore-Hagan
Nathan H. Manning
Michael J. O'Brien
John Patterson
Thomas F. Patton
Dorothy Pelanda
Bill Reineke
Kristina Roegner
John M. Rogers
Scott Ryan
Bill Seitz
Michael Sheehy
Dick Stein
Fred Strahorn
Martin J. Sweeney
Emilia Strong Sykes
Thomas West
Scott Wiggam

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