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2018 Regular Session



Hospitals - Patient's Bill of Rights

Sponsored by:

Senator Middleton


In the House - Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring each administrator of a hospital to make a certain patient bill of rights easily accessible to all patients and visitors; requiring each administrator of a hospital to offer to patients a certain patient's bill of rights; requiring each administrator of a hospital to provide certain patients with a translator, an interpreter, or another accommodation to provide certain assistance to patients; specifying the content of the rights that are required to be addressed in a patient's bill of rights; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Middleton, Astle, Feldman, Guzzone, Hershey, Jennings, Klausmeier, Madaleno, Manno, Mathias, Oaks, Reilly, Rosapepe, and Smith
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0562
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Finance  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Communications -see also- Electronic Comm; Language; Telecom
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Human Rights
Job Training -see also- Continuing Education
Language -see also- Communication; Electronic Comm; Telecomm
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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March 27, 2018 4:06 P.M.