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Nursing Facilities - Discharge Plans - Review and Signature Requirement

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lam


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Requiring that a certain social worker, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician's assistant, or physician review and sign a certain discharge plan for a resident of a nursing facility before the nursing facility discharges the resident.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Lam, Gutierrez, C. Howard, McComas, Turner, Valderrama, K. Young, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations
Broad Subject(s):Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Nursing Homes -see also- Continuing Care; Long-Term Care
Physician Assistants
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Social Workers
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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March 8, 2018 5:48 P.M.