US SB3137 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)
Status: Introduced on December 19 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-12-19 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Parental Right to Know Act This bill expands the scope of advance directive policies and related disclosures for providers under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Specifically, providers (e.g., hospitals, hospice programs, and home health care providers) must have advance directive policies for minors (rather than only adults). Providers must also disclose policies regarding parental access to a minor's medical records.

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Title

Parental Right to Know Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-12-19SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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