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2015 Regular Session



Hospitals - Designation of Caregivers

Sponsored by:

Delegate Cullison


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Requiring a hospital to provide a specified patient or the legal guardian of the patient with a specified number of opportunities to designate a caregiver within a specified number of hours after the entrance of the patient to the hospital and before the patient is discharged from the hospital; requiring a hospital to document in a patient's medical record specified information; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Cullison, Barkley, Beidle, Dumais, Frush, Hayes, Hill, Kelly, Korman, McComas, Miele, Morhaim, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, Rosenberg, Sample-Hughes, and A. Washington
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0572
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Guardians
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Home Care Services -see also- Respite Care
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(19-301, 19-380 through 19-385)

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