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MDSB42PassAltering 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 505
MDHB364PassSpecifying 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 182
MDSB329PassRequiring 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 99
MDHB425PassRequiring 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 204
MDHB580PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories in Frederick County to report certain information to the Department on or before October 30 each year; requiring th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 262
MDSB406PassRequiring 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 205
MDSB450PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories in Frederick County to report certain information to the Department on or before October 30 each year; requiring th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 263
MDHB837PassAltering 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 337
MDSB632PassRequiring 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 366
MDSB693PassRequiring 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 576
MDSB774PassRequiring 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 437
MDSB938PassProviding that the assessment of a 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 under wh...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 489
MDHB1120PassProviding that the Secretary of Health or certain units of the Maryland Department of Health have exclusive jurisdiction to enforce certain laws by certain action; establishing that the Commission on Civil Rights and the Secretary or certain units ha...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 428
MDHB915PassRequiring 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 365
MDHB1169PassRequiring 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 436
MDHB1420PassIncreasing the family income threshold at which a hospital's financial assistance policy must provide free and reduced cost medically necessary care to patients; requiring that a certain financial assistance policy include a certain payment plan, ava...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 470
MDSB1010PassEstablishing 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 592
MDHB1571PassProviding 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 490
MDHB1564PassRequiring 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 488
MDHB187PassRequiring 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 98
MDSB708VetoAltering the required uses for certain funds appropriated for Safe Streets Initiatives in Baltimore City; altering the maximum amount of a grant for a certain Safe Streets Initiative; requiring the Governor to annually include in the annual budget bi...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1121VetoEstablishing 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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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1474EngrossRequiring 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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2020-03-18
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1652IntroEstablishing the State Board of Sign Language Interpreters in the Maryland Department of Labor for purposes of ensuring effective communications for deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing persons and to promote the public welfare by regulating those w...
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2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDSB943EngrossRequiring 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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2020-03-16
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1382EngrossProhibiting a court from committing a child for inpatient care and treatment in a psychiatric facility under certain circumstances; prohibiting a local department from placing a child in, delivering a child to, or failing to remove a child from a hos...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB973EngrossRequiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission, the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Human Services to make certain reports to the Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness on or...
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2020-03-15
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1113EngrossRequiring the Procurement Improvement Council to provide a forum to discuss the use of eMaryland Marketplace and compliance with certain provisions of law; and requiring the Council to report to certain committees of the General Assembly on or before...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB1064IntroEstablishing the Healthy Maryland Program as a public corporation and a unit of State government; stating that the General Assembly finds that millions of dollars have been diverted or wasted as part of a multipayer health care system; stating that i...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB944IntroRequiring 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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2020-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
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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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB763EngrossRequiring 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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2020-03-13
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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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB403EngrossRequiring the Attorney General, in consultation with certain stakeholders, to develop guidelines to assist public schools, hospitals, and courthouses to draft policies that limit civil immigration enforcement activities on their premises in order to ...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings 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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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
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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2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
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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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
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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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
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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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
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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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
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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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
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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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
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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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB1648IntroEstablishing the Healthy Maryland Program as a public corporation and a unit of State government; stating that the General Assembly finds that millions of dollars have been diverted or wasted as part of a multipayer health care system; stating that i...
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2020-02-27
To House Rules and Executive Nominations 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
To House Appropriations 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
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
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
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
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
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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