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1. The Committee shall:
(a) Identify and review each incident of maternal mortality in this State, regardless of the cause of death. Such a review must include, without limitation and to the extent that such records exist, a review of relevant medical records, birth and death certificates, records of an autopsy, records created by a medical facility or provider of emergency medical services, records of a social services agency, mental health records and records of a law enforcement agency described in NRS 442.774.
(b) Use the Maternal Mortality Review Information Application developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States Department of Health and Human Services or, if that application ceases to exist, a similar application designated by the Director, to conduct reviews pursuant to paragraph (a).
(c) Within the limits of available resources, review incidents and trends in severe maternal morbidity in this State.
(d) Based on the reviews conducted pursuant to paragraphs (a) and (c), develop recommendations to prevent maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity and disseminate findings and recommendations to providers of health care, medical facilities, other interested persons and entities and the public.
(e) On or before April 1 of each year, compile and publish on an Internet website operated by the Department a report that consists of data concerning maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in this State during the immediately preceding year. Such data must be aggregated and presented in a manner that does not allow for the identification of any person.
(f) On or before December 31 of each even-numbered year and in collaboration with the Chief Medical Officer, develop and submit to the Director of the Legislative Counsel Bureau for transmittal to the next regular session of the Legislature a report that includes, without limitation:
(1) A description of the incidents of maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity reviewed pursuant to paragraphs (a) and (c), respectively, during the immediately preceding 24 months, provided in a manner that does not allow for the identification of any person;
(2) Plans for corrective action to reduce maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in this State; and
(3) Recommendations for any legislation or other changes to policy to reduce maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity or otherwise improve the delivery of health care in this State.
2. As used in this section, “medical facility” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 449.0151.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Nevada Revised Statutes Title 40. Public Health and Safety § 442.767. Duties - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nv/title-40-public-health-and-safety/nv-rev-st-442-767/
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