SB 988: Patient Visitation Rights
Patient Visitation Rights; Citing this act as the "No Patient Left Alone Act"; requiring providers to allow clients to receive visitors during their admission; requiring providers to develop certain alternative visitation protocols if providers have to restrict public access to their facilities for health or safety concerns; authorizing providers to require visitors to adhere to specified infection control protocols; authorizing providers to refuse visitation to a visitor who does not pass a health screening or refuses to comply with the provider’s infection control protocols; requiring providers to submit their visitation policies to the Agency for Health Care Administration by a specified date for approval, etc.
Last Action: 1/13/2022 Senate - CS by Health Policy; YEAS 7 NAYS 0
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 66
• On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/13/22, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
• Introduced -SJ 66
• CS by Health Policy; YEAS 7 NAYS 0
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