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MDSB204PassRequiring that the Maryland Department of Health establish training and staffing requirements for Alzheimer's special care units in assisted living programs to include the number of dementia-specific training hours needed, determine the topic content...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 480
MDSB111PassProhibiting a health care facility from providing peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis treatment services unless the individual performing the dialysis procedure has been trained in the peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis technique being performed; es...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 467
MDHB416PassRequiring that the Maryland Department of Health establish certain training and staffing requirements for Alzheimer's special care units in assisted living programs; and requiring the Department to convene interested stakeholders by December 1, 2022,...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 479
MDSB96PassRequiring that the regulations adopted by the Behavioral Health Administration governing the licensure of behavioral health programs include a requirement that a certain program establish and implement a safety plan for the safety of the individuals ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 801
MDHB484PassProhibiting a health care facility from providing peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis treatment services unless the individual performing the dialysis procedure has been trained in the peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis technique being performed; es...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 466
MDSB384PassRequiring the Office of the Attorney General, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Department of Labor, to produce a guidance document, by December 30, 2021, concerning the application of employee protection laws to...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 776
MDHB554PassRequiring an assisted living program that was appointed as a representative payee for residents to report certain information, by June 1 each year, to the Division of Consumer Protection of the Office of the Attorney General; requiring the Office of ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 471
MDSB507PassRequiring an assisted living program that was appointed as a representative payee for residents to report certain information, by June 1 each year, to the Division of Consumer Protection of the Office of the Attorney General; requiring the Office of ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 472
MDHB565PassSpecifying the method for calculating family income to be used to consider free or reduced-cost medical care under a certain hospital financial assistance policy; requiring that the description of a hospital's financial assistance policy include a se...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 770
MDHB652PassRequiring the Office of the Attorney General, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Department of Labor, to produce a guidance document, by December 30, 2021, concerning the application of employee protection laws to...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 775
MDSB514PassSpecifying the method for calculating family income to be used to consider free or reduced-cost medical care under a certain hospital financial assistance policy; requiring that the description of a hospital's financial assistance policy include a se...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 769
MDHB983PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop certain guidelines relating to the restrictions on personal and compassionate care visitation that a nursing home may impose to reduce the spread of COVID-19 or another disease that constitutes a...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 789
MDHB1022PassRequiring a nursing home, on request by the Maryland Department of Health, to electronically submit clinical information to the State designated exchange to facilitate certain objectives; providing that information submitted under the Act may be comb...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 790
MDSB748PassRequiring a nursing home, on request of the Maryland Department of Health, to electronically submit clinical information to the State designated exchange to facilitate certain objectives; providing that information submitted under the Act may be comb...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 791
MDHB836VetoRequiring, on or before June 1, 2021, the Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with local health departments of the State and the Maryland State Department of Education, to adopt and implement a 2-year plan to respond to the outbreak of CO...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB741VetoRequiring, on or before June 1, 2021, the Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with local health departments of the State and the Maryland State Department of Education, to adopt and implement a 2-year plan to respond to the outbreak of CO...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB542PassAuthorizing the Secretary of Health to authorize an employee of a State facility to work according to an alternative workweek if the workweek is consistent with any applicable collective bargaining memorandum of understanding or any other written agr...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 328
MDHB674PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to conduct a full survey within 3 months after the date of transfer of a licensed nursing home, and an unannounced, on-site follow-up survey within 120 days after the full survey was completed, if the owner...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 160
MDHB673PassAuthorizing the Secretary of Health to authorize an employee of a State facility to work according to an "alternative workweek", which means a work schedule under which a certain employee may work less than 40 hours in a week; requiring that a certai...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 327
MDHB881PassRequiring residential treatment facilities to report complaints of sexual abuse and sexual harassment within 24 hours of receiving the complaint to the Behavioral Health Administration, the Office of Health Care Quality, or in the case of a minor, to...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 155
MDSB704PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to conduct a full survey within 3 months after the date of transfer of a licensed nursing home, and an unannounced, on-site follow-up survey within 120 days after the full survey was completed, if the owner...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 159
MDSB815PassRequiring residential treatment facilities to report complaints of sexual abuse and sexual harassment within 24 hours of receiving the complaint to the Behavioral Health Administration, the Office of Health Care Quality, or in the case of a minor, to...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 156
MDHB207Engross

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Altering a certain provision of law to require that a nursing home provide immediate, rather than just timely, notification regarding a change in condition of a resident to the resident and, if applicable, the resident's representative or interested ...
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2021-04-09
Motion Special Order until 4/10 (Senator Hough) Adopted
MDHB806Intro

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Requiring each nursing home and assisted living program to establish certain policies and procedures authorizing indoor visitation from an essential caregiver and relating to the designation and use of an essential caregiver; authorizing nursing home...
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2021-04-05
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB442Intro

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Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide training for certain staff who assist callers on a certain hotline to ensure that the staff are able to provide counseling for suicidal persons who may be in crisis; requiring certain facilities ...
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2021-03-20
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB557Intro

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Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide training for certain staff who assist callers on a certain hotline to ensure that the staff are able to provide counseling for suicidal persons who may be in crisis; requiring certain facilities ...
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2021-03-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1033Engross

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Requiring the Office of Health Care Quality to monitor the compliance of assisted living facilities with requirements to provide educational and informational materials relating to immunization against influenza virus and immunization against pneumoc...
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2021-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB276Intro

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Requiring a congregate care facility to allow a patient's or resident's family member to visit the patient or resident under certain circumstances; requiring a congregate care facility to allow for an alternate means of communication with the patient...
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2021-03-18
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1167Intro

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Requiring a health care provider or health care institution to ensure the provision or continuation of certain care under certain circumstances; authorizing a certain health care provider or health care institution to transfer a patient to a certain ...
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2021-03-18
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1292Intro

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Requiring each nursing home and assisted living program in Baltimore City to designate a licensed social worker for each resident to serve as the resident's case manager; and authorizing a certain social worker to provide services for nursing home or...
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2021-03-10
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1378Intro

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Prohibiting the Secretary of Health from requiring a letter of exception for an individual to testify in a criminal proceeding who is qualified to perform forensic analysis and who is assessing data or an original opinion, interpretation, or conclusi...
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2021-03-09
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB936Intro

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Requiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to publish a certain notice of the closing or partial closing of a certain hospital or freestanding medical facility within 15 days of having received a certain notice; requiring the Commission to ensure ...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB962Intro

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Requiring each nursing home and assisted living program in Washington County to establish certain policies and procedures authorizing certain visitation from an essential caregiver and relating to the designation and use of an essential caregiver; au...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1118Intro

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Prohibiting certain facilities or certain staff from discriminating against certain individuals or residents based on the actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) status of the ...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1202Intro

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Requiring that a doula be authorized to be present with a woman during labor, delivery, and postpartum recovery under certain circumstances; prohibiting a doula from being considered a support person or visitor under certain circumstances; making the...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB795Intro

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Altering the membership of the Oversight Committee on Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities; requiring that the Oversight Committee be chaired by two cochairs elected from among its members, rather than by the Secretary of Aging; requiring tha...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB707Intro

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Requiring the Office of Health Care Quality to monitor the compliance of assisted living facilities with requirements to provide educational and informational materials relating to immunization against influenza virus and immunization against pneumoc...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB579Intro

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Requiring each health care facility, on or after January 1, 2023, to provide in each restroom maintained by the health care facility a hands-free disposable towel dispenser and a device that allows an individual to open a door without touching the do...
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2021-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB623Intro

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Requiring the Secretary of Health to notify the county health officer for Prince George's County of a licensure application for an assisted living program that will be located in Prince George's County; requiring the county health officer to determin...
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2021-01-22
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB47Intro

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Requiring each nursing home and assisted living program to establish certain policies and procedures authorizing indoor visitation from an essential caregiver and relating to the designation and use of an essential caregiver; authorizing nursing home...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB162Intro

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Altering a certain requirement that the Prescription Drug Affordability Board, in conjunction with a certain council, draft a certain plan for setting upper payment limits for prescription drug products; altering the date by which the Board is requir...
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2020-12-23
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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