2009 Regular Session


File Code: Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Sponsored By:
Senator Della
Home Health Agencies - Certificate of Need and Licensing


Repealing the requirement that a certificate of need be obtained for a home health agency and for specified services provided by a home health agency within the scope of its home health agency license; altering requirements for rules and regulations relating to licensing of home health agencies; requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to adopt regulations for the provisional licensing of new home health agencies and the acquisition of home health agencies; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Unfavorable Report by Finance Withdrawn
House Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Health Care Commission
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Planning and Cost Review
Home Care Services -see also- Respite Care
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers` Licenses
Medical Assistance
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 19-114 , 19-114 , 19-120 , 19-120 , 19-401 , 19-401 , 19-401 , 19-404 , 19-404 , 19-404 , 19-404 , 19-405 , 19-406 , 19-406.1 , 19-407 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered