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Poly-Morphone-Assisted Treatment Pilot Program - Harm Reduction Act of 2016

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morhaim


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Establishing the Poly-Morphone-Assisted Treatment Pilot Program; defining "Poly-Morphone-Assisted Treatment" as administering or dispensing of pharmaceutical-grade heroin, hydromorphone, or other opiates by a health care practitioner to select opioid-dependent individuals; requiring the Program to begin on or before January 1, 2018, and to continue for a period of 4 years; establishing the Poly-Morphone-Assisted Treatment Pilot Program Advisory Board; providing for the purpose and membership of the Advisory Board; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Morhaim
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Appropriations
Budgets -see also- Capital Budgets
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Continuing Care -see also- Long-Term Care; Nursing Homes
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Federal Government
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Health Planning and Cost Review
International Affairs -see also- Foreign Trade
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Medical Research
Mental Health
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Reimbursement Rates
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(8-1101 through 8-1108)

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October 24, 2017 5:05 P.M.