HB0581 (CH0379)

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Hospitals - Establishment of Palliative Care Pilot Programs

Sponsored by:

Delegate Hubbard

Status:

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 379


Synopsis:Providing for the establishment of a specified number of palliative care pilot programs in specified hospitals in the State; requiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to select the pilot programs in a specified manner; requiring specified palliative care programs to include specified policies and procedures; requiring specified counseling about palliative care to include information regarding specified rights of patients; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Hubbard, Bobo, Cullison, Donoghue, Pena-Melnyk, V. Turner, Hammen, Pendergrass, Bromwell, Costa, Elliott, Frank, Kach, A. Kelly, Krebs, McDonough, Morhaim, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Ready, Reznik, and Tarrant
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Committee(s):
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingFinance  Listen to Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Associations -see also- Cooperative Associations
Counselors -see also- Social Workers
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Care Commission
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Patients
Reports
Rules and Regulations
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Statutes:Article - Health - General
(19-308.9)

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October 2, 2015 9:09 A.M.