Health care providers; screening of patients for prenatal and postpartum depression, training. (HB42)

Introduced By

Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Health care providers; screening of patients for prenatal and postpartum depression; training. Directs the Boards of Medicine and Nursing to adopt regulations requiring licensees who provide primary, maternity, obstetrical, or gynecological health care services to complete a training program on prenatal and postnatal depression in women. Such training program shall include information on risk factors for and signs and symptoms of prenatal and postnatal depression, resources for the treatment and management of prenatal and postnatal depression, and steps the practitioner can take to link patients to such resources. The bill also requires the Board of Medicine to adopt regulations requiring licensees who provide primary, maternity, obstetrical, or gynecological health care services to screen all patients who are pregnant or who have been pregnant within the previous five years for prenatal or postnatal depression or other depression, as appropriate. Read the Bill »

Status

11/19/2019: In Committee

History

DateAction
11/19/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100344D
11/19/2019Committee

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