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MDHB135PassAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets certain requirements to administer maintenance injectable medications to a patient under certain circumstances; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2021, and in consultation with the State Board o...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 757
MDSB84PassAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets certain requirements to administer maintenance injectable medications to a patient under certain circumstances; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2021, and in consultation with the State Board o...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 758
MDSB523PassAltering the definition of "board" for purposes of requiring the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists to post a list of recommended courses in cultural and linguistic competency, health d...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 712
MDHB600PassAltering the definition of "board" for purposes of requiring the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists to post a list of certain courses, provide certain information on certain courses at ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 711
MDSB777PassRenaming the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund to be the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Grant Program Fund; altering the purpose of the Fund to include making grants to federally qualified health centers, h...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 495
MDHB1349PassRenaming the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund to be the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Grant Program Fund; altering the purpose of the Fund to include making grants to certain health centers and hospitals ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 494
MDHB565PassSpecifying the method for calculating family income to be used to consider free or reduced-cost medical care under a certain hospital financial assistance policy; requiring that the description of a hospital's financial assistance policy include a se...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 770
MDHB836VetoRequiring, on or before June 1, 2021, the Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with local health departments of the State and the Maryland State Department of Education, to adopt and implement a 2-year plan to respond to the outbreak of CO...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB741VetoRequiring, on or before June 1, 2021, the Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with local health departments of the State and the Maryland State Department of Education, to adopt and implement a 2-year plan to respond to the outbreak of CO...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB881PassRequiring residential treatment facilities to report complaints of sexual abuse and sexual harassment within 24 hours of receiving the complaint to the Behavioral Health Administration, the Office of Health Care Quality, or in the case of a minor, to...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 155
MDSB815PassRequiring residential treatment facilities to report complaints of sexual abuse and sexual harassment within 24 hours of receiving the complaint to the Behavioral Health Administration, the Office of Health Care Quality, or in the case of a minor, to...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 156
MDSB139PassEntering into the Interstate Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing certain duties of member states; authorizing a certain...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 94
MDHB540PassEntering into the Interstate Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing certain duties of member states; authorizing a certain...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 93
MDSB3PassAltering the health care services the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to a certain limitation, is required to provide through telehealth; requiring that certain services provided under the Program include certain counseling and treatment...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 71
MDHB170Intro

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Providing that certain provisions of law do not prohibit a physician who has a valid dispensing permit and complies with certain provisions of law from personally dispensing to a patient by mail order a starter dosage or a cancer drug or device or an...
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2021-04-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB442Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide training for certain staff who assist callers on a certain hotline to ensure that the staff are able to provide counseling for suicidal persons who may be in crisis; requiring certain facilities ...
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2021-03-20
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB947Intro

Sine Die
Altering requirements relating to participation in the Maryland Transit Administration's Disabled Reduced Fare Program by certain opioid treatment program by requiring the Administration to allow opioid treatment programs to certify eligibility for a...
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2021-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB557Intro

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Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide training for certain staff who assist callers on a certain hotline to ensure that the staff are able to provide counseling for suicidal persons who may be in crisis; requiring certain facilities ...
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2021-03-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB276Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a congregate care facility to allow a patient's or resident's family member to visit the patient or resident under certain circumstances; requiring a congregate care facility to allow for an alternate means of communication with the patient...
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2021-03-18
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1167Intro

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Requiring a health care provider or health care institution to ensure the provision or continuation of certain care under certain circumstances; authorizing a certain health care provider or health care institution to transfer a patient to a certain ...
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2021-03-18
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1198Intro

Sine Die
Providing that an abortion-inducing drug may be prescribed only by a qualified physician; requiring a qualified physician to meet certain requirements to be authorized to prescribe an abortion-inducing drug; requiring a physician to take certain acti...
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2021-03-18
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1021Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing certain bonus or incentive-based compensation to include a certain two-sided incentive arrangement; authorizing a certain carrier to recoup funds paid to an eligible provider under a two-sided incentive arrangement that meets certain requ...
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2021-03-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB184Engross

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Altering the application of the Maryland Transit Administration's reduced fare program for opioid treatment program patients by prohibiting participation by a treatment program that was subject to a license suspension or revocation, approval of a set...
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2021-03-12
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB758Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing certain bonus or incentive-based compensation to include a certain two-sided incentive arrangement; authorizing a certain carrier to recoup funds paid to an eligible provider under a two-sided incentive arrangement that meets certain requ...
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2021-03-09
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB765Intro

Sine Die
Providing that certain firefighters, rescue squad members, advance life support unit members, police officers, sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, correctional officers, and certain health care workers and child care workers, who are suffering from the effect...
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2021-03-03
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB946Intro

Sine Die
Altering requirements relating to participation in the Maryland Transit Administration's Disabled Reduced Fare Program by certain opioid treatment programs by requiring the Administration to allow opioid treatment programs to certify the eligibility ...
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2021-03-01
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB513Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Maryland Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund; requiring the Secretary of Transportation to administer the Fund; requiring certain kidney dialysis centers to pay ...
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2021-02-22
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB462Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Secretary of Health to provide the address of a residential rehabilitation program to certain entities at least 14 days before issuing a certain license; requiring the administrative head of a residential rehabilitation program to repor...
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2021-02-17
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1032Intro

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Altering the circumstances under which a licensed direct-entry midwife is prohibited from taking certain responsibility for a patient who had a previous cesarean section; and requiring a licensed direct-entry midwife to consult with a health care pra...
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2021-02-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB808Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing a licensed dentist to administer certain vaccines to certain individuals under certain circumstances; authorizing the State Board of Dental Examiners to adopt certain regulations regarding the administration of vaccines; requiring a licen...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB534Intro

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Establishing 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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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB685Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the Health Education and Advocacy Unit in the Division of Consumer Protection of the Office of the Attorney General to assist health care consumers in understanding direct primary care agreements; requiring certain primary care providers ...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB962Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each nursing home and assisted living program in Washington County to establish certain policies and procedures authorizing certain visitation from an essential caregiver and relating to the designation and use of an essential caregiver; au...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB884Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a visiting qualifying patient from being required to have a certain written certification or identification card; including a visiting qualifying patient among the individuals with respect to whom the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis C...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB695Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Maryland Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund; requiring the Secretary of Transportation to administer the Fund; requiring certain kidney dialysis centers to pay ...
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2021-02-10
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB813Intro

Sine Die
Providing that certain covered employees who are suffering from the effects of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 are presumed, under certain circumstances, to have an occupational disease the was suffered in the line of duty or course o...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1199Intro

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Providing that certain covered employees who are suffering from the effects of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 are presumed, under certain circumstances, to have an occupational disease the was suffered in the line of duty or course o...
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2021-02-09
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB708Intro

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Substituting the term "cannabis" for the term "marijuana" in certain provisions of law; altering a certain quantity threshold and establishing a certain age limit applicable to a certain civil offense of use or possession of cannabis; establishing a ...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB910Intro

Sine Die
Requiring 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 all medically appropriate and necessary hear...
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2021-02-02
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB706Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to license medical cannabis dispensary grower-processors to grow, process, and dispense medical cannabis if certain requirements are met; providing that an applicant for a dispensary grower...
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2021-01-29
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB513Intro

Sine Die
Providing that certain provisions of law do not prohibit a physician who has a valid dispensing permit and complies with certain provisions of law from personally dispensing to a patient by mail order a starter dosage or a cancer drug or device or an...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB551Intro

Sine Die
Altering the health care services the Maryland Medical Assistance Program is required to provide through telehealth; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to include certain health care providers and programs when specifying by regulation the t...
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2021-01-21
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB393Intro

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Altering the health care services the Maryland Medical Assistance Program is required to provide through telehealth; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to include certain health care providers and programs when specifying by regulation the t...
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2021-01-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB399Intro

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Altering requirements relating to participation in the Maryland Transit Administration's Disabled Reduced Fare Program by certain opioid treatment programs by requiring the Administration to allow opioid treatment programs to certify eligibility for ...
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2021-01-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB47Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each nursing home and assisted living program to establish certain policies and procedures authorizing indoor visitation from an essential caregiver and relating to the designation and use of an essential caregiver; authorizing nursing home...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Finance Committee
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