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INHB1599IntroStudy committee on patient restraint. Urges the legislative council to assign to an appropriate interim study committee in the 2019 interim the study of the use of restraints in specified health care settings.
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2019-01-22
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INHB1595IntroSyringe exchange program. Requires the state health commissioner to appoint a panel to hold a public hearing to determine whether to operate a syringe exchange program in a county if the Indiana state department of health determines from available da...
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2019-01-22
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INHB1543IntroInpatient addiction treatment. Provides that when determined by the treatment plan to be medically necessary, the office of Medicaid policy and planning shall provide coverage for inpatient detoxification using the American Society of Addiction Medic...
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2019-01-17
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INHB1380IntroMedicaid reimbursement for tubal ligation study. Requires that, before August 1, 2019, the office of the secretary of family and social services (office of the secretary) study Medicaid reimbursement rates for tubal ligation procedures and sets forth...
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2019-01-17
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INHB1546IntroPrior authorization and Medicaid. Specifies that the prior authorization for health care services statute applies to the risk based managed care Medicaid program.
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2019-01-17
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INHB1295IntroVeterinary prescriptions. Limits an opioid prescription for an animal to a seven day supply unless a listed exception applies. Allows a veterinarian to obtain information about the owner of the animal or the individual to whom an opioid or benzodiaze...
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2019-01-17
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INHB1555IntroMedicaid nonemergency medical transport. Sets forth requirements for brokers of nonemergency medical transportation under the Medicaid fee-for-service program. Establishes the nonemergency medical transportation commission (commission) and sets forth...
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2019-01-17
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INHB1545IntroPublic health matters. Amends the definition of "food instrument" to state that a participant under the federal Women, Infants, and Children program uses an electronic benefit transfer card to obtain food. Requires the state department of health (dep...
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2019-01-17
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INHB1548IntroMedicaid managed care matters. Establishes the joint commission on Medicaid oversight with the authority to meet throughout the year. Sets forth responsibilities of the commission. Repeals a statute specifying that Medicaid laws, with respect to mana...
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2019-01-17
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INHB1551IntroTobacco issues. Increases the cigarette tax from $0.995 per pack to $1.995 per pack. Raises the age from 18 years of age to 21 years of age for prohibitions and crimes concerning the sale, purchase, and possession of cigarettes and other tobacco prod...
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2019-01-17
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INHB1565IntroCigarette taxes. Increases the cigarette tax by $2 to $2.995 per pack of regular size cigarettes and a corresponding increase for larger cigarettes. Appropriates for each year of the 2019-2021 biennium $35,000,000 from the tobacco master settlement a...
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2019-01-17
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INHB1570IntroPrescription price. Requires a retail pharmacy, before dispensing a prescription, to inform an insured patient of the cost of the drug or device without insurance or an applicable discount, if the cost of the drug or device is less than the copayment...
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2019-01-17
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INHB1117IntroMedicaid nursing facility services. Extends the prohibition on the office of Medicaid policy and planning from including certain Medicaid recipients who receive nursing facility services in a Medicaid risk based managed care program or a capitated ma...
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2019-01-17
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INHB1535IntroMedical cannabis pilot program. Establishes a five-year medical cannabis pilot program, administered by the state department of health, to permit the use of medical cannabis in Indiana. Imposes a medical cannabis cultivation tax.
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2019-01-17
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INHB1384IntroMedical marijuana. Permits the use of medical marijuana by persons with serious medical conditions as determined by their physician. Establishes a medical marijuana program to permit the cultivation, processing, testing, transportation, and dispensin...
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2019-01-17
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INHB1547IntroConsent to pregnancy services of a minor. Allows a minor who is at least 16 years of age and: (1) pregnant; (2) in labor; or (3) postpartum; to consent to health care concerning the pregnancy, delivery, and pospartum care. Makes technical corrections...
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2019-01-17
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INHB1542IntroMental health and addiction services. Requires that the office of the secretary of family and social services prepare and submit a report that: (1) identifies certain administrative and reporting requirements that are unnecessary or overly burdensome...
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2019-01-17
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INHB1499IntroStudy impact of the opioid crisis. Requires the legislative council to assign to the appropriate interim study committee the study of the impact of the opioid crisis, particularly the unforeseen consequences of the opioid crisis.
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2019-01-16
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INHB1488IntroRehabilitation and community based services. Requires the division of disability and rehabilitative services (division) to establish a statewide crisis assistance system program for individuals with developmental disabilities and sets forth requireme...
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2019-01-16
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INHB1029IntroPrescription drug pricing study committee. Urges the legislative council to assign to the interim study committee on public health, behavioral health, and human services the task of studying issues related to prescription drug price transparency by d...
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2019-01-16
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INHB1505IntroHealth care service cost. Requires health care providers to provide to patients the cost of scheduled health care services.
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2019-01-16
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INHB1464IntroAdvanced practice registered nurses. Allows an advanced practice registered nurse who: (1) had primary responsibility for the treatment and care of a deceased individual for a period longer than six months; and (2) pronounced the time of death for th...
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2019-01-15
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INHB1219IntroNewborn infants and hospital requirements. Requires a hospital to implement a policy that establishes protocols for hospital staff to follow concerning transportation of a newborn infant if the hospital is unable to provide the necessary care for the...
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2019-01-15
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INHB1142IntroInfant mortality collaborative. Establishes the infant mortality reduction collaborative (collaborative) to be staffed by the state department of health. Sets forth duties of the collaborative.
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2019-01-15
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INHB1292IntroSchool radon testing and abatement. Requires the state department of health (department) to consider establishing a program of: (1) testing for radon gas; and (2) abatement of radon gas; in public school buildings. Requires the department to consider...
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2019-01-15
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INHB1251IntroMental health matters. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services (office) to apply for a state plan amendment that would require Medicaid reimbursement for eligible Medicaid rehabilitation option services provided in a school...
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2019-01-15
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INHB1383IntroContraceptives at drug abuse treatment programs. Requires: (1) opioid treatment programs; (2) office based opioid treatment providers; and (3) syringe exchange programs; to have contraceptives immediately available for patients and individuals receiv...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1326IntroPatient rights for pregnant women. Requires certain health care providers providing obstetric services to a pregnant woman to provide the woman with written information concerning the pregnant woman's rights for pregnancy care. Requires the state dep...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1381IntroEmergency hospital protocols for births. Requires a hospital that provides birthing and labor services to establish and implement emergency protocols to follow concerning: (1) hemorrhaging; and (2) hypertension crisis.
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2019-01-14
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INHB1367IntroHealth facility requirements concerning residents. Requires a health facility to disclose to each prospective resident in writing information concerning the long term care ombudsman, including contact information for the long term care ombudsman. Req...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1329IntroTesting of school age children for lead poisoning. Requires the state department of health (state department) to identify those areas of Indiana in which the risk of lead ingestion by children is so high that, in the judgment of the state health comm...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1377IntroMedical cannabis. Defines "qualifying patient", and permits a qualifying patient to use medical cannabis under certain circumstances. Requires the state department of health to adopt rules before July 1, 2020: (1) concerning the use, distribution, cu...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1382IntroMaternal mortality and health care costs. Adds to the maternal mortality review committee the responsibility of reviewing health care costs related to maternal mortality by reviewing billing statements.
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2019-01-14
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INHB1354IntroSickle cell disease grant program. Requires the state department of health (state department) to do the following concerning the sickle cell disease program (program): (1) Develop standards for determining eligibility for individuals requesting care ...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1351IntroStrategic plan on dementia. Requires the state department of health to develop a strategic plan concerning dementia in Indiana. Establishes the Indiana dementia council (council) and sets forth duties of the council. Beginning June 30, 2021, requires...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1387IntroMedical marijuana. Permits the cultivation, dispensing, and use of medical marijuana by persons with serious medical conditions. Requires the state department of health to implement and enforce the medical marijuana program. Prohibits discrimination ...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1392IntroHospitals. Specifies that only general acute hospitals may post community wayfinding signage for hospitals. Requires the state department of health to, beginning May 1, 2020, designate hospitals as: (1) general acute hospitals; (2) specialty hospital...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1325IntroTransmission of communicable diseases. Amends the information that the state department of health must provide to a pregnant woman concerning the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Amends the definition of "high risk activity". Repeals the definitio...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1379IntroDrug crisis task force. Establishes the drug crisis task force to prepare an evidence based comprehensive plan that prioritizes the one time and annual funding needed over a 10 year period to address the drug crisis. Sets forth membership and duties ...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1296IntroMedicaid waiver priority status for military child. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to apply, before July 1, 2019, to the United States Department of Health and Human Services for an amendment to the family and supp...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1426IntroVital records. Provides that a parent may request a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth when the child had a gestation age of less than 20 weeks. Specifies that a burial transit permit is required for the report of death and transportation a...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1308IntroMedicaid recovery audits. Sets forth requirements for Medicaid recovery audits of Medicaid providers.
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2019-01-14
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INHB1334IntroProvider diagnostic information release. Requires a health care provider, upon the request of a patient or the patient's designee, to provide the diagnostic billing code and procedural billing code for each diagnosis and health care procedure rendere...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1097IntroAdvanced practice registered nurses. Provides that an advanced practice registered nurse with prescriptive authority and who has operated under a practice agreement with a practitioner for at least one year may operate without a practice agreement if...
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2019-01-14
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INHB1264IntroFertility fraud. Provides that a physician who treats a patient of that physician for infertility: (1) by using the physician's own spermatozoon or ovum, without the patient's consent; or (2) by using donated human reproductive material without the c...
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2019-01-10
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INHB1197IntroRegulation of physical therapists. Establishes the Indiana board of physical therapy (board). (Current law regulates physical therapy under the medical licensing board of Indiana, with certain functions delegated to the Indiana physical therapy commi...
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2019-01-10
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INHB1294IntroINSPECT program. Moves existing language concerning the central repository for controlled substances data from Title 35 to Title 25 and makes conforming changes. Authorizes a practitioner's board to discipline the practitioner when there is a complai...
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2019-01-10
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INHB1249IntroMedicaid prescription drug program. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to provide a prescription drug benefit for a Medicaid recipient under: (1) the risk based managed care program; and (2) the healthy Indiana plan. (...
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2019-01-10
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INHB1231IntroBan on conversion therapy. Prohibits a mental health provider from engaging in conversion therapy with a patient less than 18 years of age, and subjects a mental health provider who violates the prohibition to disciplinary action.
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2019-01-10
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INHB1259IntroPhysician assistants. Changes the role of a supervising physician to that of a collaborating physician. Makes conforming changes.
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2019-01-10
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