2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 706
Sponsored By:
Senator Rosapepe
Electronic Health Records - Regulation and Reimbursement


Requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to reimburse specified health care providers in accordance with specified provisions of the Act; requiring the Maryland Health Care Commission and the Health Services Cost Review Commission to designate a health information exchange for the State on or before October 1, 2009; requiring the Maryland Health Care Commission, on or before January 1, 2010, to report on progress in implementing provisions of the Act; 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
Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
Favorable with Amendments
Committee Amendment Adopted
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
House Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Budget and Management, Department of
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Computers -see also- Electronic Commerce; Electronic Govmnt.
Electronic Commerce -see also- Electronic Funds Transfer
Electronic Government
Federal Government
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee.
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Care Commission
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Health Services Cost Review Commission
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Loans -see also- Mortgages
Medical Assistance
Nursing Homes -see also- Continuing Care; Long Term Care
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Reimbursement Rates
Retirement Systems -see also- Mandatory Retirement
Rules and Regulations
State Employees
State Hospitals

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 1-101 , 15-101 , 15-105.2 , 19-101 , 19-142 , 19-143 , 19-144 , 19-145 , 19-706 )
( 15-132 )
State Personnel and Pensions
( 2-501 , 2-503 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 387773/01     Offered on: April 13, 2009   at: 8:34 p.m.     Status: Adopted