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Hospitals - Substance Use Treatment Demonstration Program - Requirements

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morhaim


In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules

Synopsis:Authorizing up to five hospitals in the State to participate in a substance use treatment demonstration program; providing that the purpose of the demonstration program is to identify best practices to identify patients potentially in need of treatment, screen patients, and refer patients in needs of substance abuse treatment to specified services; requiring each participating hospital to operate an inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment program and ensure specified treatment services are made available; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Morhaim, Barron, Barve, Brooks, Cluster, Conaway, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frush, Haynes, Healey, Hettleman, Hill, Hixson, S. Howard, Jalisi, Jameson, Kelly, Lafferty, Lam, Luedtke, Pena-Melnyk, Stein, Sydnor, Turner, P. Young, Hammen, Angel, Bromwell, Cullison, Hayes, Kipke, Krebs, McDonough, McMillan, Miele, Morgan, Oaks, Pendergrass, Rose, Saab, Sample-Hughes, West, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): January 1, 2017
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingRules
Broad Subject(s):Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Assessments
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Counselors -see also- Social Workers
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Services Cost Review Commission
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Social Workers
Substance Abuse
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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April 12, 2016 10:53 A.M.