MD HB653 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-4)
Status: Introduced on January 29 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-02-21 - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring certain health care providers to discuss certain information and risks associated with the prescription of opioids that are controlled dangerous substances with the patient or, if the patient is a minor, the parent or guardian of the minor before issuing an initial prescription and before issuing a third prescription in the same course of treatment; requiring certain health care providers to obtain a certain written acknowledgment and include the acknowledgment in the patient's medical record; etc.

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Health Care Providers - Opioid Prescriptions - Discussion of Information and Risks



2018-02-21HouseHearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-02-02HouseHearing canceled
2018-02-20HouseHearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-29HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations


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