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MDHB103PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to study the feasibility of including removable full and partial dentures and setting adequate reimbursement rates for providers on a per-patient basis for house calls and extended care facility calls among...
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2024-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 904
MDHB189PassRequiring residential service agencies to submit certain reports to the Maryland Department of Labor regarding wage rates for personal care aides on or before September 1 each year, beginning in 2025; and requiring the Maryland Department of Health t...
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2024-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 865
MDHB328PassAltering the required contents of a hospital's financial assistance policy by removing the requirement that the provision of reduced-cost medically necessary care and payment plans be in accordance with the mission and service area of the hospital; a...
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2024-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 959
MDSB371PassRequiring residential service agencies to submit certain reports to the Maryland Department of Labor regarding wage rates for personal care aides by September 1 each year, beginning in 2025; and requiring the Maryland Department of Health to report t...
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2024-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 864
MDHB676PassAltering certain provisions of law authorizing certain activity by manufacturers of investigational drugs, biological products, or devices under the Right to Try Act to apply to manufacturers of certain individualized investigational treatments; alte...
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2024-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 960
MDSB600PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to study the feasibility of including removable full and partial dentures and setting adequate reimbursement rates for providers on a per-patient basis for house calls and extended care facility calls among...
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2024-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 903
MDSB614PassRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program and certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide certain coverage related to prostheses beginning January 1, 2025; establishing that certain insure...
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2024-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 823
MDSB594PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to study the impact of requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide comprehensive coverage for the treatment of obesity; requiring the study to identify and compare obesity coverage in other...
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2024-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 778
MDSB697PassRemoving a certain reimbursement limit on grant awards to certain members of the National Guard for the cost of certain health care and dental care premiums, subject to the limitation that the total amount of grants awarded to eligible recipients in ...
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2024-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 745
MDHB822PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide Maryland Medical Assistance Program services for qualified applicants who are at least 16 years old and for existing Program recipients under the Employed Individuals with Disabilities Program in...
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2024-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 846
MDSB790PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide Maryland Medical Assistance Program services for individuals under the Employed Individuals with Disabilities Program in accordance with certain requirements; prohibiting the Department from limi...
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2024-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 845
MDHB865PassRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program and certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide certain coverage related to prostheses; establishing that certain insurers, nonprofit health servi...
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2024-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 822
MDHB986PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to study the impact of requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide comprehensive coverage for the treatment of obesity, including coverage for intensive behavioral therapy, bariatric surger...
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2024-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 777
MDHB1078PassRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide remote ultrasound procedures and remote fetal nonstress tests if the patient is in a residence or a location other than the office of the patient's provider and the provider follows the sam...
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2024-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 889
MDHB1333PassRequiring the Maryland Commission on Health Equity to develop and monitor the statewide health equity plan required under a cooperative grant funding agreement with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation; requiring the Maryland Commission on...
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2024-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 787
MDHB1439PassIncreasing the motor vehicle registration emergency medical system surcharge for certain motor vehicles; providing for the distribution of revenues derived from the surcharge; altering certain provisions of law related to the Maryland Trauma Physicia...
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2024-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 718
MDSB1092PassIncreasing the motor vehicle registration emergency medical system surcharge to $40.00 per year for certain motor vehicles; altering certain provisions of law related to the Maryland Trauma Physician Services Fund, including provisions related to the...
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2024-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 719
MDSB701PassAltering the amount of funds in each of calendar years 2024 and 2025, the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange is authorized to designate for annual subsidies under the State-Based Young Adult Health Insurance Subsidies Pilot Program to include unspent f...
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2024-04-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 247
MDHB953PassAltering the amount of funds the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange is authorized to designate for annual subsidies under the State-Based Young Adult Health Insurance Subsidies Pilot Program for certain fiscal years to include unspent funds designated ...
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2024-04-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 248
MDHB522PassRequiring, by December 31, 2024, the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health jointly to adopt certain State guidelines for school health services regarding student access to telehealth appointments during the school day on...
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2024-04-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 195
MDHB60PassAltering the definition of "disability" relating to the provision of rehabilitation services in the State to align with the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973; and defining "disability" as any physical or mental impairment that constitutes or results...
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2024-04-09
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 36
MDSB212PassAltering the membership and terms of members of the Behavioral Health Advisory Council; altering the membership of the Commission on Behavioral Health Care Treatment and Access; requiring the Commission, in coordination with the Council, to make reco...
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2024-04-09
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 42
MDSB219PassExtending to December 31, 2030, the termination date of the Senior Prescription Drug Assistance Program.
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2024-04-09
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 48
MDHB1048PassAltering the membership and terms of members of the Behavioral Health Advisory Council; altering the membership of the Commission on Behavioral Health Care Treatment and Access; and requiring the Commission, in coordination with the Council, to make ...
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2024-04-09
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 41
MDHB1521PassAltering the eligibility requirements for the Maryland Children's Health Program; and repealing the requirement that the Program be administered, based on the family income of eligible individuals, through the Maryland Medical Assistance Program and ...
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2024-04-09
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 47
MDSB1024Engross
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Requiring that each public middle and high school alter the venue-specific emergency action plan for athletic facilities to incorporate a cardiac emergency response plan; and requiring each public middle and high school to review and update the cardi...
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2024-04-05
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB892Engross
50%
Prohibiting a person from knowingly recruiting, harboring, transporting, or obtaining an individual for the purpose of appropriating the government benefits of an individual for the benefit of the person or another through deception, coercion, exploi...
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2024-03-20
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB771Engross
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Requiring certain public senior higher education institutions to adopt a plan regarding pregnant and parenting students to include referral to on-campus or off-campus services to assist regarding the availability of or eligibility for certain governm...
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2024-03-18
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB884Intro
25%
Prohibiting an individual from committing or threatening certain actions, including certain actions related to sex trafficking, with the intent of coercing a pregnant woman to have an abortion; providing that a pregnant minor is considered an emancip...
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2024-03-15
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1216Intro
25%
Establishing the High-Risk Pregnancy Reimbursement Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund to provide reimbursement to individuals for unforeseen out-of-pocket costs for the individual's high-risk pregnancy; authorizing an individual to apply for reimburs...
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2024-03-15
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB1057Intro
25%
Altering the financial eligibility criteria for the home- and community-based services waiver submitted by the Maryland Department of Health to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to include categorically needy individuals with an income ...
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2024-03-13
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB497Intro
25%
Requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program and certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to cover nonprescription naloxone hydrochloride and any other drug or product that is approved by the federal...
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2024-03-04
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB945Intro
25%
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Insurance Administration jointly to conduct a study of Maryland Medical Assistance Program and commercial health insurance coverage to measure the number and percentage of individuals who h...
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2024-03-04
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1423Intro
25%
Prohibiting the Maryland Medical Assistance Program and certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, health maintenance organizations, and managed care organizations from applying a prior authorization requirement, step therapy protocol, or fail...
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2024-03-04
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB670Intro
25%
Authorizing certain retirees who began State service before July 1, 2011, to be eligible for prescription drug benefits in the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program; specifying that prescription drug benefits shall be discont...
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2024-02-26
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB736Intro
25%
Requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program and certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to cover nonprescription naloxone hydrochloride and any other drug or product that is approved by the federal...
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2024-02-26
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1043Intro
25%
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Insurance Administration jointly to conduct a study of Maryland Medical Assistance Program and commercial health insurance coverage to measure the number and percentage of individuals who h...
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2024-02-26
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1504Intro
25%
Removing a certain reimbursement limit on grant awards to certain members of the National Guard for the cost of certain health care and dental care premiums.
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2024-02-21
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB349Intro
25%
Requiring the Department of Aging to contract with an independent consultant to complete an insurance study on public and private options for leveraging resources to help individuals prepare for long-term care services and support needs; and requirin...
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2024-02-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB985Intro
25%
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to study the potential fiscal and health access impacts of expanding coverage under the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to include fertility treatment and preservation services.
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2024-02-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB631Intro
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Requiring the Department of Aging to contract with an independent consultant to complete an insurance study on public and private options for leveraging resources to help individuals prepare for long-term care services and support needs; and requirin...
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2024-02-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB1175Intro
25%
Requiring a hospital to conduct screening on an individual presenting at an emergency department of the hospital to determine whether the individual has an emergency medical condition; establishing requirements and prohibitions related to the treatme...
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2024-02-15
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1176Intro
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Altering the financial eligibility criteria for the home- and community-based services waiver submitted by the Maryland Department of Health to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to include categorically needy individuals with an income d...
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2024-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB438Intro
25%
Exempting residents who are eligible for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children, or Medicaid from the annual fee for a...
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2024-02-14
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1376Intro
25%
Requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program and certain health insurers, nonprofit health service plans, managed care organizations, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage and certain reimbursement for a special administrative...
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2024-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB316Intro
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Establishing that a violation of a condition of probation, parole, or mandatory supervision that involves the use or possession of a firearm is not a technical violation for certain purposes; requiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide a cert...
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2024-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB184Intro
25%
Establishing the Healthy Maryland Program as a public corporation and a unit of State government to provide comprehensive universal single-payer health care services for residents of the State by January 1, 2026; establishing requirements and prohibi...
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2024-02-09
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB619Intro
25%
Establishing the Commission on Universal Health Care to determine the feasibility of establishing a State universal health care program to provide health benefits to all residents of the State through a single-payer system; and requiring the Commissi...
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2024-02-09
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB849Intro
25%
Establishing the Universal Basic Income for Transition-Age Youth Program in the Department of Human Services to provide for the economic security of individuals aging out of the out-of-home placement program; providing that payments made under the Pr...
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2024-02-09
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB880Intro
25%
Altering the reimbursement levels for drug products that the Maryland Medical Assistance Program is required to establish and that pharmacy benefits managers that contract with a pharmacy on behalf of a managed care organization are required to reimb...
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2024-02-09
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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