GA HB727 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on March 5 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-09 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Health and Human Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 7 of Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to medical assistance generally, so as to provide for Medicaid coverage for doula services provided to an expectant mother; to provide for a definition; to provide that doulas are considered providers of medical assistance; to require the Department of Community Health to submit a state plan amendment for coverage of antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum services; to provide for minimum reimbursement rates; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Title

Medicaid; coverage for doula services provided to an expectant mother; provide

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-03-09HouseHouse Second Readers
2021-03-08HouseHouse First Readers
2021-03-05HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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