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§5–808.    IN EFFECT

    (a)    (1)    At least once in a calendar year, the Committee shall prepare a report for public distribution.

        (2)    The report shall include aggregate information that sets forth the numbers of deaths reviewed, the ages of the deceased, causes and circumstances of death, a review of aggregate incident data, a summary of the Committee’s activities, and summary findings.

        (3)    Summary findings shall include patterns and trends, goals, problems, concerns, final recommendations, and preventative measures.

        (4)    Specific individuals and entities may not be identified in any public report.

        (5)    The Developmental Disabilities Administration shall provide the report to the facilities or programs that are operated or licensed by the Developmental Disabilities Administration or operating by waiver under § 7–903(b) of this article.

    (b)    (1)    In addition to the public report issued under subsection (a) of this section, the Committee or its subcommittee may at any time issue preliminary findings or make preliminary recommendations to the Secretary, the Secretary of Disabilities, the Director of the Developmental Disabilities Administration, the Director of the Behavioral Health Administration, or to the Director of the Office of Health Care Quality.

        (2)    Preliminary findings or recommendations shall be confidential and not discoverable or admissible under § 1–401 of the Health Occupations Article.

§5–808.    // EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 31, 2022 PER CHAPTERS 340 AND 341 OF 2012 //

    (a)    (1)    At least once in a calendar year, the Committee shall prepare a report for public distribution.

        (2)    The report shall include aggregate information that sets forth the numbers of deaths reviewed, the ages of the deceased, causes and circumstances of death, a summary of the Committee’s activities, and summary findings.

        (3)    Summary findings shall include patterns and trends, goals, problems, concerns, final recommendations, and preventative measures.

        (4)    Specific individuals and entities may not be identified in any public report.

    (b)    (1)    In addition to the public report issued under subsection (a) of this section, the Committee or its subcommittee may at any time issue preliminary findings or make preliminary recommendations to the Secretary or to the Director of the Office of Health Care Quality.

        (2)    Preliminary findings or recommendations shall be confidential and not discoverable or admissible under § 1–401 of the Health Occupations Article.



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