Bill Status of HB1816 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: NURSING HOME-INFECTION POLICY
Rep. Maura Hirschauer
| 3/27/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Nursing Home Care Act. Requires facilities to establish and maintain an infection and communicable disease prevention and control policy designed to provide a safe, sanitary, and comfortable environment and to help prevent the development and transmission of infections and communicable diseases. Provides that the policy must include, at a minimum, a system for preventing, identifying, reporting, investigating, and controlling infections and communicable diseases for all residents, staff, volunteers, visitors, and other specified individuals. Provides that the policy shall be made available to the Department of Public Health upon request. Effective immediately.