HB0407 (CH0439)

Find a 2018 Bill:

2018 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Public Health - General Hospice Care Programs - Collection and Disposal of Unused Prescription Medication

Sponsored by:

Delegate Cullison

Status:

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 439


Synopsis:Requiring a general hospice care program, when providing services in an in-home setting, to establish a written unused prescription medication collection and disposal policy that includes certain provisions; requiring an employee of a general hospice care program, as soon as practicable, to collect and dispose of a certain patient's unused prescription medication under certain circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Cullison, Hayes, Hill, Kipke, Krebs, Morales, Platt, West, Carozza, Pendergrass, Bromwell, Angel, Barron, Kelly, McDonough, Metzgar, Miele, Pena-Melnyk, Rosenberg, Saab, Sample-Hughes, Szeliga, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0232
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Committee(s):
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingFinance  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Assisted Living -see also- Group Homes
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Hospices
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Nursing Homes -see also- Continuing Care; Long-Term Care
Patients
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Refuse Disposal -see also- Recycling
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
Witnesses
Statutes:Article - Health - General
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May 11, 2018 4:17 P.M.