November 10, 2015, Introduced by Senator MACGREGOR and referred to the Committee on Health Policy.
A bill to amend 1978 PA 368, entitled
"Public health code,"
(MCL 333.1101 to 333.25211) by adding sections 16147 and 21514.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
Sec. 16147. Notwithstanding any provision of this act to the
contrary, the department or the board of medicine or board of
osteopathic medicine and surgery shall not by order, rule, or other
method require a physician applicant or licensee under its
jurisdiction to maintain a national or regional certification that
is not otherwise specifically required in this article before it
issues a license or license renewal to that physician applicant or
licensee under this article.
Sec. 21514. The owner, operator, or governing body of a
hospital that is licensed under this article shall not deny
admitting privileges to a physician based solely upon whether the
physician maintains a national or regional certification that is
not otherwise specifically required in article 15.