SB0386 (CH0454)

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2018 Regular Session



Maryland Nursing Home Resident Protection Act of 2018

Sponsored by:

Senator Mathias


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 454

Synopsis:Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to initiate an investigation of certain nursing home complaints alleging actual harm within 10 business days after receiving the complaint; requiring the Department to make every effort to investigate within 24 hours complaints alleging immediate jeopardy to residents of certain nursing homes; requiring the Department to develop a certain data dashboard; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Mathias, King, Manno, Peters, Astle, Benson, Feldman, Jennings, Hershey, Klausmeier, Middleton, Reilly, Rosapepe, and Nathan-Pulliam
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Finance  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Abuse -see also- Child Abuse & Neg.; Elder Abuse & Neg., etc
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Data -see also- Census; Demographics
Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Health, Department of
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Legislative Services, Department of
Nursing Homes -see also- Continuing Care; Long-Term Care
Public Information
Rules and Regulations
Vulnerable Adults -see also- Developmental Disabilities; Eld
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(19-1408, 19-1408.1)

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May 15, 2018 1:21 P.M.