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ACT NO. 40

(S.170)

Statewide Needs Assessment of Dialysis Treatment; Department of Aging and Disabilities; Study

This act requires the department of aging and disabilities to conduct a statewide survey and study of dialysis treatment in Vermont focusing on the cost, convenience, availability, accessibility, and transportation issues related to such services. By November 15, 2003, the department must report its findings and recommendations to improve Vermont’s dialysis treatment and patient delivery system to the house and senate health and welfare committees and the commissioner of the department of banking, insurance, securities, and health care administration.

Effective Date: July 1, 2003