Health, Board of; public health emergency, virtual visitation for certain facilities. (HB2107)

Introduced By

Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg)

Progress

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

Description

Board of Health; public health emergency; virtual visitation. Requires the Board of Health to amend regulations governing hospitals, nursing homes, certified nursing facilities, and hospices to require such entities to adopt protocols to ensure that, during a public health emergency related to a communicable disease of public health threat, each patient is able to receive virtual visits from any person designated by the patient, within 72 hours of the time the request for a virtual visit is made. Read the Bill »

Status

01/15/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Committee
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101403D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2021Assigned HWI sub: Health
01/20/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2107)

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