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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1011        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1087

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kathleen O'Connor Ives

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to patient notification.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Kathleen O'Connor Ives

First Essex

Karen E. Spilka

Second Middlesex and Norfolk

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex and Suffolk


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1011        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1087

By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1087) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Karen E. Spilka and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to patient notification.  Public Health. 

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to patient notification.

 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1. Chapter 111 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 25P the following section:-

              Section 25Q. Any person admitted for inpatient care at a medical facility and prescribed or administered any medication, shall be given an information sheet detailing each medication’s prescribed use and potential side effects. Such information sheet shall be signed and dated by the patient or health care proxy.

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