Patients Right to Know Citizens for Patient Safety

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Select your state using the map on the left to find out what physician background reporting is available in your state.

The following states currently have some form of Transparency Law on the books:

Arizona
Georgia
New York
Texas
California
Idaho
North Carolina
Vermont
Colorado
Indiana
North Dakota
Virginia
Connecticut
Maryland
Oregon
West Virginia
District of Columbia
Massachusetts
Rhode Island
Florida
New Jersey
Tennessee

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is House Bill 1331?

Also known as the Michael Skolnik Transparency Act, this important legislation increases the amount of disclosures on the Board of Medical Examiner’s website and makes searches more consumer friendly. The public can search physicians by: name, license number, board certification, specialty area, or city. If you live in Colorado, you can research the background of local physicians by visiting the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies website.

If you do not live in colorado, this website will allow you to find out what physician background reporting is available in your state.

To learn more, read the entire bill:
House_bill_1331.pdf


How does House Bill 1331 protect me?

Learn how House Bill 1331 protects health care consumers:
hb 1331chart.pdf


Who is Citizens for Patient Safety?

Citizens for Patient Safety is a global grassroots organization. This agency builds alliances between and within diverse communities united in a common purpose by building bridges between consumers, the medical community, insurance and the legal community to improve the healthcare system and quality that patient's receive.


Who is Michael Skolnik?

Follow this link to read Michael Skolnik's story and learn how House Bill 1331 came into existence and how Citizens for Patient Safety was founded.