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MDSB329IntroRequiring a public institution of higher education to submit an outbreak response plan to the Maryland Department of Health on or before August 1 each year, beginning in 2021, and to implement the outbreak response plan under certain circumstances; r...
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2020-02-25
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB364IntroSpecifying that each hospital or nursing facility in the State ensure that all of its health care service providers whether in the hospital, outside or in a separate nursing facility wear personal identification tag indicating in readable text the fi...
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2020-02-24
Favorable Report by Health and Government Operations
MDHB425IntroRequiring a physician, qualified health care provider, or hospital to provide a certain notice to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board that services were rendered to a victim of an alleged rape or sexual offense or a victim of alleged child sexu...
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2020-02-24
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
MDHB580IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories to report certain information to the Department on or before October 30 each year; requiring the Department to repo...
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2020-02-24
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
MDHB1571IntroProviding that the assessment of a certain fee by the State Health Services Cost Review Commission for funding the Hospital Employees Retraining Fund is to be in the case of a hospital closure, merger, or full delicensure; altering the circumstances ...
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2020-02-24
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1525IntroRequiring the pay scale for a certain physician position in a certain facility to be the same as the pay scale for a certain psychiatrist position; requiring certain nursing positions to receive a certain upward adjustment in their pay scales when th...
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2020-02-24
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1474IntroRequiring that the pay rate for certain employees at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital be at least two grades higher than the employee's pay rate effective June 30, 2020; requiring that the pay rate for certain employees in the Behavioral Health Administra...
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2020-02-24
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB406IntroRequiring a physician, qualified health care provider, or hospital to provide a certain notice to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board regarding that services were rendered to a victim of an alleged rape or sexual offense or a victim of alleged c...
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2020-02-21
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB776IntroDefining "health care facility-based physician" for the purpose of applying certain provisions of law relating to the assignment of benefits and the reimbursement of nonpreferred providers who are physicians to physicians based in certain health care...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB187EngrossRequiring a public institution of higher education to submit an outbreak response plan to the Maryland Department of Health on or before August 1 each year, beginning in 2021; requiring a public institution of higher education to implement the outbre...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB113IntroRequiring that the patient's bill of rights required to be provided to each patient by a hospital include a statement in plain language that a parent or guardian of a minor patient has full decision-making authority regarding the health care of the m...
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB693IntroRequiring that the pay rate for employees who are not receiving a forensic pay premium at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital be at least a two grades higher than the employee's pay rate effective June 30, 2020; requiring that the pay rate for certain employ...
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB917IntroProhibiting certain entities that provide certain services for the transportation of a body from charging a fee to certain individuals if the body has undergone a procedure to provide an anatomical gift and the deceased's custodian is indigent or med...
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1612IntroProviding that a certain official is immune from criminal and civil liability for refusing to provide information to the federal government or another state for a certain purpose; authorizing the State to indemnify a certain official for certain cost...
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2020-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB42EngrossAltering the information required to be included in a certain annual report required to be submitted to certain persons by the Health Services Cost Review Commission; altering a certain reporting date from October 1 to May 1 each year; repealing the ...
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB838IntroRequiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission to conduct a study, in conjunction with the Maryland Health Care Commission and certain stakeholders, on the feasibility and desirability of allowing for an unregulated space for elective, self-pay...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB915IntroRequiring certain hospitals to provide each patient with a certain written notice related to outpatient facility fees that are charged for services provided at the hospital that is in a certain form; requiring that certain notices be provided to cert...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB926IntroRequiring 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 a certain time period; requiring the Commission to ensure that a certain notice ...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB989IntroRequiring a hospital to provide certain instructions to the parent or legal guardian of an infant before the hospital discharges the infant into the care of the parent or legal guardian; requiring a hospital before discharging an infant to inquire as...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1050IntroRequiring a hospital, before the discharge or transfer of a patient, to ensure that prior authorization is obtained for any prescriptions given to the patient that require prior authorization.
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1162IntroRequiring certain physicians, hospitals, facilities, and institutions to report certain abortions to the Maryland Department of Health; requiring that the report be made on a certain form, be transmitted annually to the Vital Statistics Administratio...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1185IntroRequiring each State or private psychiatric hospital that provides subacute care to patients in a unit within the hospital that is licensed as a limited private inpatient facility to provide patients receiving care in the unit with an itemized bill t...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1169IntroRequiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission to establish a Community Benefit Reporting Workgroup; requiring the Commission to adopt certain regulations relating to the community health needs of nonprofit hospitals and reporting by nonprofit ...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1291IntroAltering the definition of "health care facility" to exempt from the certificate of need requirements hospitals that are providing certain hospice program services to patients admitted to the hospital.
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1277IntroRequiring the University of Maryland Institute for Governmental Service and Research to conduct a study on the economic impact of the closure of Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace and the transfer of its services to another location; requiri...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1564IntroRequiring a peace officer, to the extent practicable, to notify a certain emergency facility in advance that the peace officer is bringing an emergency evaluee to the emergency facility; altering the individuals who may request that a peace officer s...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1113IntroRequiring the Procurement Improvement Council to provide a forum to discuss the use of eMaryland Marketplace and compliance with certain provisions of law; requiring hospitals that receive certain funds to publish certain notices on eMaryland Marketp...
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2020-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB1010IntroEstablishing a Maryland Code of Military Justice; providing for jurisdiction and applicability of the Act; providing for authority of certain judge advocates; establishing the rights of certain victims; providing for the apprehension and restraint of...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB839IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2021, cer...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1081IntroRequiring a hospital to annually submit a report to the Health Services Cost Review Commission on the total number of patients by race or ethnicity, gender, and zip code against whom the hospital has filed an action to collect a debt, or to whom the ...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1420IntroIncreasing the family income threshold to between 200% and 500% of the federal poverty level at which a hospital's financial assistance policy must provide free medically necessary care to patients; requiring that a certain financial assistance polic...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1382IntroRequiring a court to find that reasonable efforts were not made by a local department of social services to prevent placing a child in the custody of the department under certain circumstances and providing that the finding shall continue for a certa...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB639IntroProhibiting a hospital or related institution, on or after January 1, 2022, from employing or granting privileges to a certain health care professional unless the health care professional provides certain documentation; requiring each health care pro...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB837IntroAltering the purposes of the Cultural and Linguistic Health Care Professional Competency Program; requiring the Program to establish and provide an evidence-based implicit bias training program for health care professionals involved in the perinatal ...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1031IntroRequiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission, the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, the Maryland Department of Labor, and the Department of Human Services to make certain reports to the Joint Committee on Ending Homelessn...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1121IntroEstablishing the Maryland Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Registry and Referral System in the Maryland Department of Health to provide a statewide system through which health care providers can identify and access available inpatient and out...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1139IntroEstablishing a Maryland Code of Military Justice; providing for jurisdiction and applicability of the Act; providing for authority of certain judge advocates; establishing the rights of certain victims; providing for the apprehension and restraint of...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1120IntroAltering the actions with regard to which hospitals and related institutions are prohibited from discriminating against individuals on certain bases; altering the characteristics of an individual on the basis of which hospitals and related institutio...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1040IntroRequiring the State Board of Physicians to license genetic counselors; providing that provisions of the Act do not limit the right of certain individuals to practice certain occupations; establishing the Genetic Counseling Advisory Committee within t...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1256IntroAltering certain training and experience requirements for certain nursing home administrator license applicants; requiring, rather than authorizing, the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators to waive certain education requirements f...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1527IntroAuthorizing the Social Services Administration to establish and maintain a centralized confidential database for abused and neglected vulnerable adults; authorizing the Department of Human Services or a local department of social services to identify...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1416IntroRequiring a supplier of water to inspect certain valves in a public water system in a certain manner, repair or replace certain valves, inspect certain fire hydrants, formulate and implement a certain plan, identify the locations of certain valves, a...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB822IntroRequiring the Governor to include $10,000,000 in the annual State budget to the Maryland Violence Intervention and Prevention Program Fund; requiring that the appropriation be composed of at least $5,000,000 in general funds; authorizing the Fund to ...
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2020-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB632IntroRequiring certain hospitals to provide each patient with a certain written notice related to outpatient facility fees that are charged for services provided at the hospital that is in a certain form; requiring that certain notices be provided to cert...
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2020-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB733IntroRequiring the Office of Health Care Quality to establish, by December 31, 2021, a training program and a skills review for nurses who care for medically fragile individuals in the individuals' homes; defining "medically fragile individual" as a perso...
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2020-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB774IntroRequiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission to establish a Community Benefit Reporting Workgroup; requiring the Commission to adopt certain regulations relating to the community health needs of nonprofit hospitals and reporting by nonprofit ...
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2020-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB938IntroRequiring each hospital to pay a certain fee directly to the Maryland Department of Labor on a certain date each year; requiring the Secretary of Labor to pay certain fees into a certain fund; requiring the State Health Services Cost Review Commissio...
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2020-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB943IntroRequiring State residential centers and State-operated hospitals to develop a workplace safety plan; establishing certain requirements for a certain workplace safety plan; requiring that certain training address certain risks and include certain inst...
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2020-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB873IntroRequiring a hospital to annually submit a report to the Health Services Cost Review Commission on the total number of patients by race or ethnicity, gender, and zip code against whom the hospital has filed an action to collect a debt, or to whom the ...
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2020-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB875IntroIncreasing the family income threshold to between 200% and 500% of the federal poverty level at which a hospital's financial assistance policy must provide free medically necessary care to patients; requiring that a certain financial assistance polic...
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2020-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
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