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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3402         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2891

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Tackey Chan

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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 tracking emergency room service transfers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Tackey Chan

2nd Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3402        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2891

By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2891) of Tackey Chan for legislation to require the Department of Public Health to make annual reports relative to emergency room service transfers.  Public Health. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act tracking emergency room service transfers.
 

              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. Section 11 of Chapter 111C of the General Laws is hereby amended in subsection (c) in line 38 by striking the word “and”.

              SECTION 2.. Section 11 of Chapter 111C of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting at the end of subsection (c) the following:-

              (4) and require annual reporting of the number of patients who were denied services or transferred to another hospital l for emergency room services; provided that the report shall at minimum describe how and when the patient arrived, how it was determined there is a denial or transfer of patients, and where and when the patient was transferred .

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