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§ 20-2101. Long-term care planning

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--GeneralEffective: January 1, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 20. Miscellaneous Health Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 21. Long-Term Care Planning (Refs & Annos)
Effective: January 1, 2022
MD Code, Health - General, § 20-2101
§ 20-2101. Long-term care planning
Department required to develop and publish material for long-term care planning
(a) On or before April 1, 2022, the Department shall develop and publish materials to assist Maryland residents with long-term care family planning.
Contents of material
(b) The materials developed under subsection (a) of this section, consistent with recommendation number 4 in the Report of the Maryland Governor's Task Force on Long-Term Care Planning published in 2018 as required by Chapters 212 and 213 of the Acts of the General Assembly of 2017, shall:
(1) Meet the requirements for the PLAN NOW Starter Kit described in recommendation number 4;
(2) Be consistent with the mock-up PLAN NOW Starter Kit materials detailed in recommendation number 4; and
(3) Include contact information, including websites and phone numbers, for organizations that a State resident may contact for assistance with long-term care family planning.
Publish material in multiple languages and understandable to individuals with limited literacy skills
(c) The Department shall:
(1) Make the materials published under this section available in English, Spanish, and any other language, as the Department determines is necessary; and
(2) Ensure that the materials published under this section are understandable to individuals with limited literacy skills.


Added by Acts 2021, c. 485, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2022; Acts 2021, c. 486, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2022.
MD Code, Health - General, § 20-2101, MD HEALTH GEN § 20-2101
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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