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§ 13-3801. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--GeneralEffective: July 1, 2018

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health--General
Title 13. Miscellaneous Health Care Programs (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 38. Task Force on the Social Determinants of Health in Baltimore City (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2018
MD Code, Health - General, § 13-3801
§ 13-3801. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
Advisory Board
(b) “Advisory Board” means the Advisory Board for the Task Force established under § 13-3806(a) of this subtitle.
Health inequities
(c) “Health inequities” means the unfair and avoidable differences in health status seen within and between countries.
Social determinants of health
(d) “Social determinants of health” means the conditions in which individuals are born, grow, live, work, and age that are:
(1) Shaped by the distribution of money, power, and resources at global, national, and local levels; and
(2) Primarily responsible for health inequities.
Task Force
(e) “Task Force” means the Task Force on the Social Determinants of Health in Baltimore City established under § 13-3802 of this subtitle.

Credits

Added by Acts 2018, c. 708, § 1, eff. July 1, 2018.
MD Code, Health - General, § 13-3801, MD HEALTH GEN § 13-3801
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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