HB0922 (CH0211)

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2018 Regular Session



Maryland Department of Health – "Pill Mill" Tip Line and Overdose Report

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kipke


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 211

Synopsis:Requiring the Maryland Department of Health, on or before December 1, 2018, to identify a method for establishing a tip line through which a person may report an individual suspected of prescribing medication or overprescribing medication in violation of certain provisions of law; requiring, on or before July 1 each year, the Secretary of Health to examine the prescription and treatment history of individuals who suffered fatal overdoses involving opiates and other controlled substances and report the findings beginning July 1, 2019; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Kipke, Afzali, Aumann, Barron, Bromwell, Buckel, Carey, Carozza, Chang, Cluster, Corderman, Flanagan, Frick, Frush, Grammer, C. Howard, S. Howard, Kelly, Kittleman, Krebs, Krimm, Long, Luedtke, Malone, McComas, McConkey, Metzgar, Miele, Morales, Morgan, Platt, Rose, Shoemaker, Simonaire, Sophocleus, Szeliga, Vogt, West, Wivell, K. Young, Morhaim, Pendergrass, Angel, Cullison, Hayes, Hill, Pena-Melnyk, Rosenberg, Saab, and Sample-Hughes
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingFinance  View Committee Hearing
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Data -see also- Census; Demographics
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Electronic Surveillance -see also- Wiretapping
Emergency Medical Services
Health, Department of
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Housing and Community Development, Department of
Human Services, Department of
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Juvenile Services, Department of
Medical Assistance
Mental and Behavioral Health
Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of
Substance Abuse
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Health - General
Article - Health Occupations

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April 27, 2018 12:54 P.M.