Code of the District of Columbia

§ 21–2221.14a. Establishment of an electronic medical orders for scope of treatment registry.

(a) To facilitate the use of cloud-based technology for electronic Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment ("MOST") Forms, the DOH shall issue a request for proposals from and contract with an electronic MOST service or multiple electronic MOST services to connect with health care providers at the point of care through the State-designated health information exchange.

(b) A MOST registry shall:

(1) Be approved by the MOST Advisory Committee established pursuant to [§ 21-2221.03];

(2) Meet the technology, security, and privacy standards set by the MOST Advisory Committee; and

(3) Allow for the authentication of a declarant's identify for a MOST form that is not witnessed.

(c) DOH shall carry out appropriate education and outreach efforts to increase public awareness of an electronic MOST service.


(Mar. 10, 2020, D.C. Law 23-62, § 2(c), 67 DCR 574.)

Applicability

Section 7073 of D.C. Law 23-149 repealed section 3 of D.C. Law 23-62 removing the applicability provision impacting this section. Therefore, the creation of this section by Law 23-62 has been implemented.

Applicability of D.C. Law 23-62: § 3 of D.C. Law 23-62 provided that the creation of this section by § 2(c) of D.C. Law 23-62 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) repeal of § 4 of D.C. Law 21-72, see § 7011 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-167, Oct. 24, 2017, 64 DCR 10802).

For temporary (90 days) repeal of § 4 of D.C. Law 21-72, see § 7011 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-104, July 20, 2017, 64 DCR 7032).