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Public Health - Health Care Facilities and Health Care Systems - Availability of Buprenorphine Prescribers

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Delegate Pena-Melnyk


In the House - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring health care facilities that are not part of a health care system and health care systems to make available to patients the services of at least one health care provider who is authorized to prescribe buprenorphine under federal law for every 100 patients; authorizing specified health care facilities and health care systems to contract with specified health care providers to comply with a specified provision of this Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Pena-Melnyk, Angel, Barron, Kelly, and Tarlau
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Federal Government
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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November 28, 2017 1:06 P.M.