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2017 Regular Session



Hospitals - Establishment of Substance Use Treatment Program - Requirements

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morhaim


In the House - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring specified hospitals to establish a specified substance use treatment program; providing that the purpose of the program is to identify patients in need of substance use treatment and, if appropriate, admit the patient or, if admission is not required, to direct the patient to an outpatient treatment setting; requiring specified hospitals to operate or contract to operate specified substance use treatment units or to refer specified patients to a specified treatment unit; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Morhaim, Anderson, Barve, Cluster, Dumais, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Glass, Gutierrez, Healey, Hettleman, S. Howard, Kittleman, Lam, Lierman, A. Miller, Moon, Queen, Robinson, Tarlau, Turner, West, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Assessments
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Counselors -see also- Guidance Counselors; Social Workers
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Social Workers
Substance Abuse
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(19-219, 19-310.3)

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November 28, 2017 1:01 P.M.