MD HB609 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 17 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-03-18 - Referred Finance
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Renaming the Office of the Inspector General in the Maryland Department of Health to be the Maryland Office of the Inspector General for Health and providing that the Office is an independent unit of the State, rather than a unit in the Department; requiring an annual report by December 1 of the Office's activities investigating fraud and waste of certain funds, referrals to the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, recoveries of mistaken claims paid in error, recoveries of the cost of benefits mistakenly paid, and regulatory changes; etc.

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Maryland Office of the Inspector General for Health


Roll Calls

2020-03-17 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 130 N: 3 NV: 1 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2020-03-18SenateReferred Finance
2020-03-17HouseThird Reading Passed (130-3)
2020-03-17HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-17HouseFavorable with Amendments {736087/1 Adopted
2020-03-16HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2020-02-03HouseHearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-29HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB963 (Crossfiled) 2020-03-18 - Second Reading Passed with Amendments


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General2501(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General2502(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General2502.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General2506(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments