An Act Regarding the Maternal and Infant Death Review Panel
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §261, as amended by PL 2009, c. 531, §1, is further amended to read:
The department shall establish the maternal , fetal and infant death mortality review panel in accordance with this section.
Sec. 2. 22 MRSA §1711-C, sub-§6, ¶S, as amended by PL 2015, c. 370, §4, is further amended to read:
S. To a member of the public who asks a health care facility about an individual by name, of the room number of the individual and brief confirmation of general health status unless expressly prohibited by the individual or a person acting pursuant to subsection 3-B; and
Sec. 3. 22 MRSA §1711-C, sub-§6, ¶T, as enacted by PL 2015, c. 370, §5, is amended to read:
T. To a lay caregiver designated by an individual pursuant to section 1711-G . ; and
Sec. 4. 22 MRSA §1711-C, sub-§6, ¶U is enacted to read:
U. To a panel coordinator of the maternal, fetal and infant mortality review panel pursuant to section 261, subsection 4, paragraph B-1 for the purposes of reviewing health care information of a deceased person and a mother of a child who died within one year of birth, including fetal deaths after 28 weeks of gestation. For purposes of this paragraph, "panel coordinator" has the same meaning as in section 261, subsection 1, paragraph E and "deceased person" has the same meaning as in section 261, subsection 1, paragraph B.
Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 128th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.