S.3137 - Parental Right to Know Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] (Introduced 12/19/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/19/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3137 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/19/2019)
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.