IN HB1468 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 8-2)
Status: Passed on April 29 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-29 - Public Law 207
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

Summary

Various health matters. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services (office) to apply for a Medicaid state plan amendment or Medicaid waiver for the following: (1) Reimbursement of Medicaid rehabilitation option services for a Medicaid eligible recipient who is undertaking an initial assessment, intake, or counseling in a community mental health center. (2) Reimbursement for Medicaid rehabilitation option services concurrently with reimbursement under the residential addiction treatment program. Requires a community mental health center to commence a plan of treatment within two weeks for a Medicaid recipient who receives services after the office has amended the state plan. Specifies that for purposes of a community mental health center, telehealth services satisfy any face to face meeting requirement between a clinician and consumer. Requires at least two members of the division of mental health and addiction planning and advisory council to be community mental health center chief executive officers or designees. Specifies that the division of mental health and addiction (division) has primary oversight over suicide prevention and crisis services activities and coordination and designation of the 9-8-8 crisis hotline centers. Sets forth requirements to be designated as a 9-8-8 crisis hotline center. Establishes the statewide 9-8-8 trust fund. Allows advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants to perform certain duties that are performed by a physician under the home health agencies laws. Allows a nonprofit association of cities and towns to participate in the state aggregate prescription drug purchasing program. Requires a public school that issues, after June 30, 2022, a student identification card to a student in grade 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12 to include on the student identification card the 9-8-8 crisis hotline and other crisis hotline phone numbers. Delays the requirement that a prescription for a controlled substance be in an electronic format until January 1, 2022. Allows for an exemption from the requirement of issuing a controlled substance prescription in an electronic format if the dispensing pharmacy or provider is unable to receive or process an electronically transmitted prescription. Requires certain rules adopted by the Indiana board of pharmacy (board) to be substantially similar to certain federal regulations. Adds behavior analysts to the definition of "practitioner" for purposes of the telehealth laws. Amends the definition of "telehealth". Amends the required graduate level courses and clinical experience that an applicant is required to obtain for a license as a clinical addiction counselor. Allows a pharmacist and pharmacy technician to administer an immunization for coronavirus disease. Allows a registered nurse to provide for the direct supervision of a pharmacist intern or pharmacist student who administers an immunization. Changes references of the "pharmacist in charge" to the "pharmacist on duty". Allows a pharmacist to supervise eight pharmacy interns. Allows a pharmacy technician to work remotely to perform specified responsibilities. Provides that the board shall hold the pharmacy permit holder accountable, rather than the qualifying pharmacy, for staffing violations if the qualifying pharmacist does not have the authority to make staffing determinations. Specifies that a transfer of a prescription includes a schedule II controlled substance. Removes the requirement that a pharmacist provide a patient with a written advance beneficiary notice that states that the patient may not be eligible for reimbursement for the device or supply. Changes remote dispensing facility requirements concerning location of the facility. Changes how long a remote dispensing facility must retain a surveillance recording from 45 days to 30 days. Removes specified physical requirements that a video monitor being used by the remote facility must meet. Adds therapeutic substitution to the definition of "protocol" for purposes of drug regimen adjustments and defines "therapeutic alternative" and specifies use of therapeutic alternative requirements for protocols. Removes a requirement for drug protocols concerning availability of medical records. Allows for physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses to make referrals to pharmacists. Removes the requirement that the executive director of the Indiana professional licensing agency provide advice and consent before a majority of the members of the physical therapist committee may call a meeting. Requires the medical licensing board to adopt rules before January 1, 2022, that are required under the laws concerning physician assistants. Adds any plan or program that provides payment, reimbursement, or indemnification for the cost of prescription drugs to the definition of a "health plan". Adds two members to the justice reinvestment advisory council.

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Title

Various health matters.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2021-04-22 - Senate - Senate - Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1 (Y: 49 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-04-21 - House - House - Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1 (Y: 86 N: 3 NV: 1 Abs: 10) [PASS]
2021-04-06 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 50 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-31 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 11 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-22 - House - House - Third reading (Y: 95 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-02-15 - House - House - Committee Vote (Y: 12 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-04-29HousePublic Law 207
2021-04-29HouseSigned by the Governor
2021-04-28SenateSigned by the President of the Senate
2021-04-28HouseSigned by the Speaker
2021-04-23SenateSigned by the President Pro Tempore
2021-04-22SenateRules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 489: yeas 49, nays 0
2021-04-21HouseRules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the House; Roll Call 498: yeas 86, nays 3
2021-04-21SenateCCR # 1 filed in the Senate
2021-04-21HouseCCR # 1 filed in the House
2021-04-21HouseRepresentatives Barrett and Fleming added as coauthors
2021-04-12SenateSenate advisors appointed: Charbonneau, Breaux and Becker
2021-04-12SenateSenate conferees appointed: Crider and Yoder
2021-04-12HouseHouse advisors appointed: Davisson, Barrett and Fleming
2021-04-12HouseHouse conferees appointed: Clere and Shackleford
2021-04-08HouseHouse dissented from Senate amendments
2021-04-08HouseMotion to dissent filed
2021-04-07SenateReturned to the House with amendments
2021-04-06SenateSenator Randolph added as cosponsor
2021-04-06SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 359: yeas 50, nays 0
2021-04-05SenateSenator Ford Jon added as cosponsor
2021-04-05SenateAmendment #1 (Ford Jon) prevailed; voice vote
2021-04-05SenateSecond reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2021-04-01SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2021-03-02SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services
2021-02-23HouseReferred to the Senate
2021-02-22HouseCosponsor: Senator Grooms
2021-02-22HouseSenate sponsors: Senators Crider, Charbonneau, Becker
2021-02-22HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 209: yeas 95, nays 0
2021-02-17HouseSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2021-02-16HouseRepresentative Clere added as coauthor
2021-02-15HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2021-01-14HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Public Health
2021-01-14HouseAuthored by Representative Davisson

Indiana State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttp://iga.in.gov/legislative/2021/bills/house/1468/
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/1/a/7/4/1a74f705/HB1468.01.INTR.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/b/d/b/d/bdbdfb8e/HB1468.01.INTR.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/8/9/4/a/894aa77c/HB1468.02.COMH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/2/9/1/2/2912238a/HB1468.02.COMH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/a/3/1/8/a3182c7a/HB1468.03.COMS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/d/1/0/1/d101a6be/HB1468.03.COMS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/a/f/3/c/af3c4bdc/HB1468.04.ENGS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/b/b/0/6/bb0640ad/HB1468.04.ENGS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/f/1/1/2/f112b7e9/HB1468.05.ENRS.pdf
Amendmenthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/2/3/1/a/231a14f8/HB1468.02.COMH.AMH001.pdf
Amendmenthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/2/2/d/c/22dc612b/HB1468.02.COMH.AMH002.pdf
Amendmenthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/e/0/e/e/e0ee6ad3/HB1468.02.COMH.AMH003.pdf
Amendmenthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/1/1/8/c/118cee8e/HB1468.02.COMH.AMH004.pdf
Amendmenthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/a/7/0/7/a7072175/HB1468.03.COMS.AMS001.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/e/9/0/7/e907afb9/HB1468.01.INTR.FN001.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/0/d/0/a/0d0aac35/HB1468.02.COMH.FN001.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/9/e/4/7/9e473a13/HB1468.01.INTR.CRH001.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/5/a/b/3/5ab3a1fc/HB1468.02.COMH.FN002.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/1/6/4/8/16485e99/HB1468.02.COMH.FN003.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/a/4/4/0/a44052a2/HB1468.02.COMH.CRS001.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/f/9/4/8/f948d55f/HB1468.03.COMS.FN001.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/2/d/a/f/2daf24d7/HB1468.04.ENGS.FN001.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/5/a/3/7/5a37db1c/HB1468.04.ENGS.FN002.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/2/d/b/7/2db7b5bf/HB1468.04.ENGS.DIS01.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/c/a/4/b/ca4baf49/HB1468.05.ENRS.FN001.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/c/8/2/9/c82977a9/HB1468.01.INTR.00.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/c/b/d/5/cbd53108/HB1468.209_H.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/4/a/c/c/4acc634a/HB1468.02.COMH.00.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/5/c/9/3/5c935e6d/HB1468.359_S.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/2/3/b/4/23b4e128/HB1468.498_H.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/0/c/2/e/0c2e0465/HB1468.489_S.pdf

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