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SB 2355: Support reform of hospital ethics committees

Apr 9, 2019

Testimony given by Jennifer Allmon The TCCB would like to thank Senator Lucio for filing this bill to require hospitals to adopt and implement policies to prevent financial conflicts of interest and discrimination based on disability. While we support the basic structure of the Texas Advance Directives Act, over the last several years the bishops have successfully advocated for a variety of reasonable reforms to improve the act, specifically to provide greater balance for patient and provider rights. Unfortunately, these reform efforts have often been misunderstood and mischaracterized. SB 2355 is a simple reform bill that brings clarity to the…

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