2009 Regular Session


File Code: Health Care Facilities and Regulation Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 435
Sponsored By:
Delegates Eckardt, Dwyer, Elliott, Frank, George, McComas, Sossi, Stocksdale, and Walkup
Health Care Facilities - Reporting and Reimbursement for Never Events


Requiring specified hospitals or related institutions or long-term care facilities to report specified "never events" within 10 days after admission or treatment; prohibiting a hospital or related institution that has been deemed responsible for a never event from receiving specified reimbursement or payment; requiring a long-term care facility that has been deemed responsible for a never event to make specified reimbursements; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/5 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Mary Roe Walkup, District 36

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Federal Government
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Long Term Care -see also- Continuing Care; Nursing Homes
Medical Assistance
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Homes -see also- Continuing Care; Long Term Care
State Hospitals

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 15-146 , 19-301 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered