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H. B. No. 147 As IntroducedAs Introduced
|130th General Assembly|
Representatives Patmon, Wachtmann
Representatives Ramos, Barnes, Hackett, Burkley, Grossman
To enact section 4731.73 of the Revised Code to
require a surgeon performing a mastectomy, lymph
node dissection, or lumpectomy in a hospital to
guide the patient and provide referrals in
accordance with the standards of the National
Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and to
name this act the "Lizzie B. Byrd Act."
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF OHIO:
Section 1. That section 4731.73 of the Revised Code be
enacted to read as follows:
Sec. 4731.73. As used in this section, "NAPBC" means the
national accreditation program for breast centers of the American
college of surgeons.
A surgeon who will perform a mastectomy, lymph node
dissection, or lumpectomy in a hospital, or a person designated by
the surgeon, shall use a patient navigation system that is
consistent with NAPBC standards to guide the patient through
provided or referred services. If a surgeon who is to perform a
mastectomy or lumpectomy considers breast reconstruction
appropriate for the patient, prior to obtaining consent for that
procedure, the surgeon or designated person shall offer the
patient a preoperative referral to a reconstructive or plastic
surgeon in accordance with NAPBC standards.
Section 2. This act shall be known as the "Lizzie B. Byrd