Issue Date: April 28, 2017
Volume 44 • Issue 9 • Page 440
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE
Subtitle 09 MEDICAL CARE PROGRAMS
10.09.09 Medical Laboratories
Authority: Health-General Article, §§2-104(b), 15-103, and 15-105, Annotated Code of Maryland
Notice of Proposed Action
The Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene proposes to amend Regulation .07 under COMAR 10.09.09 Medical Laboratories.
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of this action is to increase the time frame for standing laboratory orders for dialysis patients.
Comparison to Federal Standards
There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.
Estimate of Economic Impact
The proposed action has no economic impact.
Economic Impact on Small Businesses
The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.
Impact on Individuals with Disabilities
The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.
Opportunity for Public Comment
Comments may be sent to Michele Phinney, Director, Office of Regulation and Policy Coordination, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 201 West Preston Street, Room 512, Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-767-6499 (TTY 800-735-2258), or email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to 410-767-6483. Comments will be accepted through May 30, 2017. A public hearing has not been scheduled.
.07 Payment Procedures.
A.—K. (text unchanged)
L. Standing orders shall:
(1)—(2) (text unchanged)
(3) Be effective for a maximum of 90 days or, for dialysis patients, be effective for a maximum of 1 year.
M.—P. (text unchanged)
DENNIS R. SCHRADER
Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene