SB 5492 - DIGEST


Requires the chief administrator or executive officer of a hospital to report to the department when the practice of a health care practitioner is restricted, suspended, limited, or terminated based upon any action defined as unprofessional conduct under RCW 18.130.180. The chief administrator or executive officer shall also report any voluntary restriction or termination that a hospital offers or accepts in order to avoid possible hospital action against the health care practitioner.

Requires the department to forward the report to the appropriate disciplinary authority.

Provides that a hospital, its chief administrator, or its executive officer who files a report under this act in good faith is immune from suit in any civil action related to the filing or contents of the report.