2016 Maryland Code
Health - General
Title 19 - Health Care Facilities
Subtitle 3 - Hospitals and Related Institutions
Part XI - Designation of Lay Caregivers.
§ 19-385. Construction of Part; funding not affected.

MD Health-Gen Code § 19-385 (2016) What's This?

(a) Construction of Part. -- This part may not be construed to:

(1) Affect the rights of an agent to make health care decisions under Title 5, Subtitle 6 of this article; or

(2) Create a private right of action against a hospital, a hospital employee, or a duly authorized agent of a hospital, or otherwise supersede or replace existing rights or remedies under any other State or federal law.

(b) Funding not affected. -- No federal or State:

(1) Funds may be used for payment of a lay caregiver; and

(2) Program funding may be impacted by this part.

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