2019 Maryland Code
Health - General
Title 5 - Death
Subtitle 6 - Health Care Decisions Act
Part I - Advance Directives.
§ 5-615.1. Electronic advance directives -- Duties of Department; outreach.

    The Department shall:

        (1)    Encourage the use of electronic advance directives;

        (2)    Carry out appropriate educational and outreach efforts to increase public awareness of electronic advance directives; and

        (3)    Encourage the following persons and entities to engage in outreach efforts regarding electronic advance directives:

            (i)    The Maryland Department of Aging;

            (ii)    County ombudspersons;

            (iii)    Local health departments;

            (iv)    Senior living facilities;

            (v)    Academic institutions;

            (vi)    Religious organizations;

            (vii)    Hospitals; and

            (viii)    Other similar persons or entities.

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