US SB3137 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)
Status: Introduced on December 19 2019 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2019-12-19 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Expands the scope of advance directive policies and related disclosures for providers under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Specifically, providers (e.g., hospitals, hospice programs, and home health care providers) must have advance directive policies for minors (rather than only adults). Providers must also disclose policies regarding parental access to a minor's medical records.

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2019-12-19SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.


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