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California Bill Guides Hospitals in Reporting Impaired Practitioners
Health Leaders Media - Liz Jones

 Hospitals will have a clear process for reporting physicians struggling with a substance abuse or mental health disorder once Governor Schwarzenegger signs California Senate Bill 820 into law. This bill is intended to fill the gap left when the state last year dissolved its physician diversion program, which funneled physicians with substance abuse and mental illness through a structured rehabilitation process.