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House Bill 422


House Bill 422, as approved on March 10, 2017 by Governor Phil Bryant, amended sections 41-123-1, 41-123-7 and 41-123-11, Mississippi Code Of 1972, to authorize The Office of Mississippi Physician Workforce of the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) to assist in the creation and/or support of accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited GME training programs in the state for other needed residencies in addition to Family Medicine residencies; to delete the requirement that financial support awarded by UMMC to a hospital or entity to establish and operate an ACGME accredited residency be distributed over a three-year period; and for related purposes. The bill shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2017.

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