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MDSB105PassAltering the membership of the State Advisory Council on Hereditary and Congenital Disorders; requiring that the Secretary of Health, rather than the Governor, make appointments to the Advisory Council; and prohibiting the Secretary from appointing v...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 660
MDSB108PassRepealing requirements that fees for the licensure and permitting of behavioral health programs and facilities, medical laboratories, tissue banks, and health care facilities be set by the Secretary of Health; repealing certain provisions of law rega...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 661
MDSB444PassEstablishing the Task Force on the Social Determinants of Health in Baltimore City; requiring, to the extent practicable, the Task Force to reflect a certain diversity; requiring the Task Force to identify and examine certain negative social factors ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 708
MDSB1239PassMaking certain provisions relating to the appointment or designation of a standby guardian of the person or property of a minor under certain circumstances applicable to the appointment or designation of a standby guardian of the person or property o...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 749
MDHB86PassAuthorizing certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide reimbursement for certain services of a dietitian or nutritionist under certain circumstances for the treatment of prediabetes and obesity; ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 432
MDSB161PassRequiring the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health to establish certain guidelines by December 1, 2018, for public schools regarding the administration of health care services to students with sickle cell disease; requi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 385
MDSB574PassRequiring the Secretary of Health to establish a Sepsis Public Awareness Campaign Workgroup; providing for the membership of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to develop a certain public awareness campaign, identify, review, and evaluate certain...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 490
MDSB656PassAuthorizing certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide reimbursement for certain services for the treatment of prediabetes and obesity; requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans,...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 433
MDHB847PassRequiring insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide certain health insurance benefits under certain insurance policies or contracts to provide coverage for the medically necessary diagnosis, evaluatio...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 471
MDHB622PassRequiring the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health to establish certain guidelines by December 1, 2018, for public schools regarding the administration of health care services to students with sickle cell disease; requi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 386
MDSB660PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish a demonstration program supported by State general funds to cover health care services provided to certain individuals that are not covered by the Maryland Medical Assistance Program; authorizi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 447
MDHB1467PassRequiring the Secretary of Health to establish a Sepsis Public Awareness Campaign Workgroup; providing for the membership of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to develop a certain public awareness campaign, identify, review, and evaluate certain...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 489
MDHB1473PassEstablishing the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program at Institutions of Higher Education; authorizing individuals employed by a food service facility or a recreation and wellness facility at an eligible institution to obtain, store, and...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 527
MDHB1437PassAltering the circumstances under which a licensed direct-entry midwife is prohibited from assuming or continuing to take responsibility for a patient's pregnancy and birth care and is required to arrange for the orderly transfer of care of the patien...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 528
MDHB1280PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish a demonstration program supported by State general funds to cover health care services provided to certain individuals that are not covered by the Maryland Medical Assistance Program; authorizi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 446
MDSB1114PassAltering the circumstances under which a licensed direct-entry midwife is prohibited from assuming or continuing to take responsibility for a patient's pregnancy and birth care and is required to arrange for the orderly transfer of care of the patien...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 529
MDHB400PassRequiring the State, a county, or a bicounty agency to provide to a municipality certain notification at least 24 hours before the State, county, or bicounty agency sprays a pesticide to control mosquitos within the municipality; and providing a cert...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 296
MDHB1348IntroProhibiting a certifying provider, dispensary, processor, or grower or officers, managers, and employees of the certifying provider, dispensary, processor, or grower from cooperating, directly or indirectly, in advertising if the advertising has the ...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
MDHB626IntroEstablishing a certain pilot program to expand the use of medication adherence technology to increase prescription drug adherence of Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients who are diagnosed as having a severe and persistent mental illness; re...
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1497IntroProviding a credit for an employer or insurer for compensation paid to a covered employee who is temporarily totally disabled due to an accidental personal injury or an occupational disease under certain circumstances and during a certain period; and...
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2018-04-05
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB668EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, in collaboration with the Maryland Department of Health, to provide awareness and training for directors of student services in local education agencies on pediatric stroke; and requiring the Maryland Depa...
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2018-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB904EngrossRequiring the State Board of Education to develop a certain model policy for public schools regarding the use of social media by educators; requiring the model policy to include certain guidelines and model forms; requiring each local school system t...
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2018-03-29
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB1087IntroAuthorizing certain registered cardiovascular invasive specialists to perform certain functions; requiring a registered cardiovascular invasive specialist to be supervised by a licensed physician; establishing that the failure of certain licensed phy...
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2018-03-22
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB1185IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health and the State Department of Education jointly to develop a process to review each year the waiting list for children to receive services through the Home- and Community-Based Services Waiver for Children wi...
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2018-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1008IntroAuthorizing certain registered cardiovascular invasive specialists to perform certain functions; requiring a registered cardiovascular invasive specialist to be supervised by a licensed physician; establishing that the failure of certain licensed phy...
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2018-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB1078IntroProhibiting a certifying provider, dispensary, processor, or grower or officers, managers, and employees of the certifying provider, dispensary, processor, or grower from cooperating, directly or indirectly, in advertising if the advertising has the ...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1207IntroAuthorizing a covered employee, during the time the employee is receiving temporary partial disability benefits as a result of an accidental personal injury or occupational disease, to earn wages, under certain circumstances, from concurrent employme...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB839IntroEstablishing the State Advisory Council on PANDAS and PANS; defining "PANDAS" as Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections and "PANS" as Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome; requiring the Adv...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1414IntroRequiring the Statewide Steering Committee on Services for Adults with Sickle-Cell Disease to work in conjunction with members of the medical community in leading a certain comprehensive education and treatment program; calling the Maryland Departmen...
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2018-03-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1460IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide, subject to certain conditions, proton therapy treatment services to Program recipients diagnosed with cancer.
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2018-03-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB635IntroRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to ensure that the driver's license or identification card of an applicant who indicates on a certain application that the applicant has a life-threatening allergy includes a notation specifying that allergy...
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2018-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1307IntroRequiring an employer, except as otherwise provided and under certain circumstances, to provide certain compensation to a covered employee who is diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome caused by an accidental personal injury arising out of and...
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2018-03-08
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB975IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Drug Addiction as a Chronic Disease; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding certain matters; requiring the Task F...
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2018-03-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1266IntroProhibiting a certain health practitioner from being disciplined under certain circumstances solely because of the health practitioner's diagnostic evaluation, testing, or treatment of Lyme disease or another tick-borne disease in a patient; authoriz...
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2018-03-07
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB950IntroProhibiting a certain health practitioner from being disciplined under certain circumstances solely because of the health practitioner's diagnostic evaluation, testing, or treatment of Lyme disease or another tick-borne disease in a patient; authoriz...
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2018-03-07
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB943IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide coverage for certain hepatitis C drugs; requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for certain hepatitis C drugs; p...
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2018-03-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1113IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to apply to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for a certain waiver in order to receive federal matching funds for certain services to certain children with Prader-Willi syndrome.
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2018-03-06
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB694IntroRequiring each assisted living program to provide its residents with educational material on the influenza virus by posting the educational material in each assisted living program facility on or before September 1 each year; requiring that the educa...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB1443IntroEstablishing the Asthma Hot Spot Elimination Grant Program to award grants to organizations, including nonprofit organizations, hospitals, and health care facilities, to develop and implement programs aimed at reducing or eliminating asthma hot spots...
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2018-03-02
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB706IntroRequiring that the health care services appropriately delivered through telehealth include diagnostic and symptom management services for breast cancer delivered to a patient in a home setting for the purpose of certain provisions of law requiring ce...
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2018-03-01
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB639IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to compensate a physician or hospital that provides certain post-exposure prophylaxis treatment under certain circumstances for the prevention of HIV to a victim of alleged rape or sexual offense or a victi...
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2018-02-27
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1296IntroIncreasing the number of hours from 30 to 40 of continuing education training that therapeutically certified optometrists are required to attend; providing that continuing education on use and management of certain therapeutic pharmaceutical agents i...
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2018-02-27
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1197IntroRequiring that the health care services appropriately delivered through telehealth include diagnostic and symptom management services for breast cancer delivered to a patient in a home setting for the purpose of certain provisions of law requiring ce...
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2018-02-27
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB288IntroAuthorizing the establishment of an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Supervised Drug Consumption Facility Program by a community-based organization to provide a place for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide sterile needles, admini...
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2018-02-26
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDSB731IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to compensate a physician or hospital that provides certain post-exposure prophylaxis treatment under certain circumstances for the prevention of HIV to a victim of alleged rape or sexual offense or a victi...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1186IntroRequiring a health care provider to provide an individual or an individual's parent or guardian with certain information in writing on the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine and to obtain written consent before administering an HPV vaccine; providing...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB34IntroRequiring a health care practitioner who offers a screening test to a man for a sexually transmitted infection to offer a screening test for HPV to the same man at the same time; requiring health care practitioners who offer the HPV screening test to...
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2018-02-20
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB623IntroRequiring that public school personnel, parents, and students receive educational information concerning the health effects of student use of overweight backpacks; authorizing a county board of education to allow Doctors of Chiropractic Medicine to c...
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2018-02-19
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDSB1159IntroEstablishing the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program for Food Service Facilities in the Maryland Department of Health; establishing that the purpose of the Program is to provide a means of authorizing individuals in a food service facil...
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2018-02-19
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1690IntroRequiring a health care provider to provide an individual or an individual's parent or guardian with certain information in writing on the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine and to obtain written consent before administering an HPV vaccine; providing...
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2018-02-15
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
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