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Full Text of HB0378  95th General Assembly


Rep. Patricia R. Bellock

Filed: 3/8/2007





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 378, AS AMENDED,
3 with reference to page and line numbers of House Amendment No.
4 1, on page 1, by replacing lines 15 and 16 with the following:
5         "(3) Monitoring and strict enforcement of hand hygiene
6     requirements."; and
7 by replacing lines 3 through 25 on page 2 and lines 1 through
8 11 on page 3 with the following:
9     "Section 10. Reporting by Department of Public Health.
10     (a) After October 1, 2007, the Department of Public Health
11 shall compile aggregate data for all hospitals on the total
12 number of infections due to methicillin-resistant
13 Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) that (1) are present on admission
14 to a hospital and (2) occurred during the hospital stay,
15 reported separately, as compiled from diagnostic codes
16 contained in the Hospital Discharge Dataset provided to the



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1 Department; provided, that this reporting requirement shall
2 apply only for patients in all intensive care units and other
3 at-risk patients identified by hospitals for active
4 surveillance testing for MRSA. The Department is authorized to
5 require hospitals, based on guidelines developed by the
6 National Center for Health Statistics, after October 1, 2007,
7 to submit data to the Department that is coded as "present on
8 admission" and "occurred during the stay".
9     (b) The Department shall make such data available on its
10 web site, in an annual report, and on the Hospital Report Card
11 pursuant to the Hospital Report Card Act."; and
12 on page 3, by deleting line 23; and
13 by deleting all of pages 4 through 7; and
14 on page 8, by deleting lines 1 through 11.