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§ 15-115. Placement of patients in nursing facilities

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--General

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 15. Assistance Programs (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Medical and Pharmacy Assistance Programs (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health - General, § 15-115
§ 15-115. Placement of patients in nursing facilities
In general
(a) The Department may not place a Program recipient in a skilled or intermediate nursing facility if, because of the condition of the Program recipient, the placement would cause undue risk to the Program recipient.
Evaluation of placement
(b) To provide a basis for evaluating the placement of Program recipients who need skilled or intermediate nursing care in skilled or intermediate nursing facilities, a Program recipient may be placed only in a nursing facility that has a transfer agreement with a general hospital.


Added by Acts 1982, c. 21, § 2, eff. July 1, 1982. Amended by Acts 1983, c. 95, § 1, eff. July 1, 1983; Acts 1988, c. 208, § 1, eff. July 1, 1988.
Formerly Art. 43, § 42D.
MD Code, Health - General, § 15-115, MD HEALTH GEN § 15-115
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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