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2018 Regular Session



Hospitals - Patient's Bill of Rights

Sponsored by:

Delegate Young, K.


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Requiring each administrator of a hospital to provide patients with a certain patient's bill of rights; requiring each administrator of a hospital to provide certain patients with a translator, an interpreter, or another accommodation to provide certain assistance to patients; requiring each administrator of a hospital to conspicuously post copies of the patient's bill of rights on the hospital's website and in areas of the hospital accessible to patients; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates K. Young, Angel, Barron, Cullison, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Hill, Jalisi, Kelly, Kipke, Korman, McDonough, Metzgar, Miele, A. Miller, Morales, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Robinson, Sample-Hughes, M. Washington, West, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0530
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Communications -see also- Electronic Comm; Language; Telecom
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Human Rights
Job Training -see also- Continuing Education
Language -see also- Communication; Electronic Comm; Telecomm
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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February 21, 2018 3:01 P.M.