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MDSB17PassAltering a requirement that the Maryland Health Care Commission adopt certain regulations for the privacy and security of protected health information obtained or released through a health information exchange; altering the definition of a "health in...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 657
MDSB8PassRepealing certain provisions of law that authorize the State Board of Nursing to grant two 90-day extensions for the renewal of a certain license or certificate pending receipt of criminal history record information; repealing a provision of law that...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 656
MDSB80PassAltering a certain licensure requirement by specifying that certain examinations an applicant may pass to meet a certain examination requirement are those given by national credentialing organizations approved by the State Board of Occupational Thera...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 659
MDSB110PassRequiring that an applicant for a license to practice podiatry pass the National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners licensing examination and a written examination on the statute and regulations of the State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners; re...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 662
MDSB62PassRepealing a requirement that the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners issue paper copies of licenses; prohibiting, under certain circumstances, an applicant for a license to practice chiropractic from being required under a certain provision of law ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 658
MDSB54PassCorrecting certain incorrect cross-references for purposes of certain provisions of law relating to accountable care organizations, incentive-based compensation, and the renewal of certain health benefit plans; altering the triggering events for whic...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 665
MDSB57PassCorrecting an erroneous cross-reference relating to the notice requirements to which a medical professional liability insurer that cancels a policy for nonpayment of a deductible is subject.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 666
MDHB517PassAltering a certain provision of law to exempt a prescriber from being required to request certain data from the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program if the opioid or benzodiazepine is prescribed or dispensed to an individual to treat or prevent acute...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 772
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
MDSB552PassContinuing the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (Sunset Law) by extending to July 1, 2021, the termination provisions relating to statutory and regulatory a...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 757
MDHB742PassContinuing the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (Sunset Law) by extending to July 1, 2021, the termination provisions relating to statutory and regulatory a...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 756
MDHB800PassRequiring, under certain circumstances, that a dentist who is a faculty member at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and was trained at a foreign dental school be qualified by the State Board of Dental Examiners to take a certain examinat...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 710
MDSB1063PassProhibiting referral of a patient to a certifying provider by certain persons or entities.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 600
MDSB1028PassProhibiting certain mental health or child care practitioners from engaging in conversion therapy with individuals who are minors; providing that a certain mental health or child care practitioner who engages in conversion therapy with a minor shall ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 685
MDSB934PassRequiring, under certain circumstances, that a dentist who is a faculty member at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and was trained at a foreign dental school be qualified by the State Board of Dental Examiners to take a certain examinat...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 711
MDHB1035PassProhibiting referral of a patient to a certifying provider by certain persons or entities.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 599
MDHB1096PassEstablishing the Veteran Employment and Transition Success Program to provide grants to assist transitioning veterans in obtaining a certification, license, or registration under the Health Occupations Article; requiring the Department of Veterans Af...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 786
MDHB1598PassAltering the educational requirements to qualify for a license to practice massage therapy; altering the educational requirements to qualify to be registered to practice massage therapy; and requiring each holder of a license or registration to pract...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 797
MDSB835PassEstablishing the Collaborative Care Pilot Program in the Maryland Department of Health to implement a Collaborative Care Model in primary care settings to provide health care services to recipients enrolled in HealthChoice; requiring the Department t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 683
MDSB1056PassEstablishing the Rural Health Collaborative Pilot in the Maryland Department of Health to lead a regional partnership in building a rural health system that enhances access to and utilization of health care services designed to meet certain goals; es...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 606
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
MDHB1682PassEstablishing the Collaborative Care Pilot Program in the Maryland Department of Health to implement a Collaborative Care Model in primary care settings to provide health care services to recipients enrolled in HealthChoice; requiring the Department t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 684
MDHB33PassAuthorizing a certain disabled person to apply for voluntary admission to a mental facility if the person submits a formal written application and either a physician and a psychologist, two physicians, or a physician and a psychiatric nurse practione...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 760
MDSB13PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission, in consultation with interested stakeholders, to assess the benefits and feasibility of developing an electronic system to allow health care providers to access a patient's prescription medication histor...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 436
MDSB58PassRepealing an erroneous provision of law regarding immunity from liability for participating in the activities of the State Board for Certification of Residential Child Care Program Professionals; repealing the requirement that the Board adopt certain...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 411
MDSB33PassRequiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide certain coverage for instruction by a licensed health care provider on fertility awareness-based methods; prohibiting the insurers, nonprofit ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 438
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
MDHB115PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission, in consultation with interested stakeholders, to assess the benefits and feasibility of developing an electronic system to allow health care providers to access a patient's prescription medication histor...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 435
MDSB163PassEstablishing the State Community Health Worker Advisory Committee to advise the Maryland Department of Health on matters relating to the certification and training of community health workers; requiring the Department to adopt regulations for accredi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 441
MDSB230PassRequiring a health care provider to disclose a certain medical record in accordance with compulsory process not later than 30 days after receiving certain documentation and certain fees; authorizing a health care provider, on a showing of good cause,...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 504
MDSB234PassEntering into the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; providing the purpose of the Compact is to strengthen access to health care by developing a process to complement existing licensing and provide a streamlined method to allow physicians to becom...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 470
MDHB407PassRequiring a general hospice care program, when providing services in an in-home setting, to establish a written unused prescription medication collection and disposal policy that includes certain provisions; requiring an employee of a general hospice...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 439
MDSB232PassRequiring a general hospice care program, when providing services in an in-home setting, to establish a written unused prescription medication collection and disposal policy that includes certain provisions; requiring an employee of a general hospice...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 440
MDHB591PassAltering the required contents of a certain delegation agreement in order for a primary supervising physician to delegate to a certain physician assistant the dispensing of certain substances, drugs, and devices; prohibiting a primary supervising phy...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 442
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
MDSB549PassAltering the required contents of a certain delegation agreement in order for a primary supervising physician to delegate to a certain physician assistant the dispensing of certain substances, drugs, and devices; prohibiting a primary supervising phy...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 443
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
MDSB711PassRequiring a health occupations board to send by first-class mail a renewal application at the request of a licensee, permit holder, certificate holder, or registrant if the health occupations board chooses to send renewal notices or renewed licenses,...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 569
MDHB863PassRequiring an advanced practice registered nurse who qualifies for certification by the State Board of Nursing by having a multistate licensure privilege under the Nurse Licensure Compact to, at all times, ensure that the Board has certain documentati...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 483
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
MDSB619PassRepealing a certain requirement that a health maintenance organization or a certain health care facility have a certificate of need before taking certain actions to establish a certain ambulatory surgical facility or center; altering the conditions u...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 449
MDHB1558PassAuthorizing, with a certain exception, a pharmacist to dispense, in a single dispensing and exercising the pharmacist's professional judgment, a quantity of a prescription drug that is up to a certain number of authorized dosage units and does not ex...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 461
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
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
MDHB1282PassRepealing a certain requirement that a health maintenance organization or a certain health care facility have a certificate of need before taking certain actions to establish a certain ambulatory surgical facility or center; altering the conditions u...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 448
MDHB1130PassRequiring that certain residential treatment centers be subject to certain reporting requirements regarding inappropriate sexual behavior established by the Maryland Department of Health under certain regulations; and defining "inappropriate sexual b...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 503
MDHB1744PassAltering the conditions under which a newborn is considered to be substance-exposed; and altering certain conditions under which a health care practitioner is not required to make a report concerning a substance-exposed newborn to a local department ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 410
MDHB1615PassEstablishing the Temporary Disability Assistance Program in the Department of Human Services; requiring the Family Investment Administration to be the central coordinating and directing agency of the Program; requiring the Program to be administered ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 408
MDSB4PassAltering the membership, powers, and duties of the Oversight Committee on Quality of Care in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities; requiring the Oversight Committee to evaluate the progress in improving nursing home care quality and assisted ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 473
MDHB247PassEstablishing a Victim Services Unit in the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention; transferring existing functions and operations of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board and the sexual assault forensic examinations program to the Unit;...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 422
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