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AB 204: Hospitals: Community Benefits Plan Reporting (2019 - 2020)

Summary: 

Would require the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, by no later than
July 1, 2020, to develop regulations to standardize the calculation of the economic value of community
benefits and community benefit plan reporting, as specified. The bill would require the office, upon
implementation of the regulations, to annually prepare a report on community benefits, as specified,
and post the report and the community benefit plans submitted by the hospitals on its Internet Web
site. The bill would authorize the office to impose fines not to exceed an unspecified amount on
hospitals that fail to adopt, update, or submit community benefit plans.

Author: 
Wood
Category: 
Quality
CPEHN Position: 
Support
Status: 
5/23/19 - Passed Asm Floor (76 Ayes. 0 Noes.). In Sen Rules Cmte pending assignment