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INHB1468IntroVarious health matters. 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 fort...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1516IntroLicensure of behavior analysts. Expands the behavioral health and human services licensing board (board) from 10 to 12 members and provides for the appointment to the board of two licensed and experienced behavior analysts. Requires the board to adop...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1434IntroCigarette tax and e-liquids tax. Imposes a tax on e-liquids that contain nicotine at a rate of $0.08 per milliliter of consumable product. Deposits the revenue from the tax in the state general fund. Increases the cigarette tax by $1 to $1.995 per pa...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1379IntroPharmacist contraceptive prescriptions. Allows pharmacists to prescribe and dispense self-administered oral hormonal contraceptives and hormonal contraceptive patches (contraceptives). Establishes requirements for pharmacists who want to prescribe an...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1495IntroPrescription drug donation repositories. Establishes the prescription drug donation repository program (program). Establishes a tax credit for a taxpayer who donates medicine under the program during the taxable year. Provides that the amount of the ...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1415IntroBed bug control. Requires a tenant to inform the landlord if the tenant reasonably suspects the presence of bed bugs. Requires the landlord to have the dwelling inspected by a qualified inspector. Requires the landlord to inform the tenant if the ins...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1347IntroTelemedicine. Expands the list of medical professionals from which home health agencies may accept written orders. Changes the requirements for the issuance of a prescription via telemedicine. Provides that advanced practice registered nurses may ope...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1467IntroCommunity mental health center matters. Requires a jail to only employ or contract with providers with specified licensure or certification for the provision of behavioral health services to county jail inmates. Requires the office of the secretary o...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1286IntroTelehealth matters. Prohibits the Medicaid program from specifying originating sites and distant sites for purposes of Medicaid reimbursement and voids administrative rules with these requirements. Changes the use of the term "telemedicine" to "teleh...
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2021-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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INHB1497IntroHome health agencies. Amends the definition of "home health agency", for purposes of the home health agency licensure laws, to provide that a person is required to provide or offer to provide nursing services and at least one home health service for ...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1523IntroParental notification of treatment of a minor. Requires a health care provider, when providing treatment to a minor for alcoholism, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, or a venereal disease, to make a reasonable effort to contact the minor's parent or guardia...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1509IntroDoctoral student provided mental health services. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to apply for approval of any waiver under the federal Medicaid program and any amendment of the state Medicaid plan that may be neces...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1237IntroHealth care advance directives. Allows an individual to make a health care advance directive that gives instructions or expresses preferences or desires concerning any aspect of the individual's health care or health information and to designate a he...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1443IntroInfant Fabry disease screening. Requires every infant to be screened for Fabry disease at the earliest feasible time.
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2021-01-14
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INHB1554IntroEyelash extension specialists. Requires the executive board of the state department of health to adopt reasonable rules to ensure the sanitary operation of facilities where eyelash extensions are applied. Specifies that the rules must establish train...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1340IntroHuman immunodeficiency virus. Replaces statutory references to "dangerous communicable disease" with "serious communicable disease". Replaces statutory references to "carrier" with "individual with a communicable disease". Repeals certain criminal pr...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1577IntroTelemedicine and abortion related services. Adds: (1) mental health providers; and (2) the employees and staff members of any entity involved in the handling or disposition of aborted remains; to the list of persons who may not be required to partici...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1399IntroAdvanced practice registered nurses. Allows an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) to sign the individualized family service plan to authorize services under a public employee health benefits plan, state higher education employee health benefit...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1446IntroAmbulance assessment fee and fund. Establishes the ambulance assessment fee (fee) and the ambulance assessment fee fund (fund). Provides that the office of Medicaid policy and planning (office) shall establish the fee based upon the best available da...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1458IntroBirth certificate information. Provides that the gender listed on an individual's birth certificate and permanent record made from the birth certificate may not be changed. Specifies certain exceptions.
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2021-01-14
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INHB1526IntroMental health professionals. Allows a political subdivision, in consultation with the technical assistance center, to contract with mental health providers for the purpose of supplementing existing crisis intervention teams with mental health profess...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1542IntroAlzheimer's and other forms of dementia. Specifies training requirements concerning Alzheimer's disease and other dementia for law enforcement officers. Requires training and continuing education requirements concerning Alzheimer's disease and other ...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1452IntroCriminal justice and mental health. Provides that a hospital police officer may, within one year after being appointed as a hospital police officer, complete training to become a crisis intervention team trained officer. Provides that the governing b...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1505IntroMinors transitioning to the opposite sex. Prohibits specified health care professionals from: (1) performing certain medical procedures on a minor; or (2) subjecting a minor to certain activities; with the intent of assisting the minor to physically ...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1362IntroNewborn screening for cytomegalovirus. Requires infants to be screened for cytomegalovirus. Specifies: (1) dates and symptoms for recommended cytomegalovirus screening; and (2) a date for universal screening of cytomegalovirus in infants.
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2021-01-14
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INHB1390IntroTask force to combat racism as a health crisis. Establishes the task force to combat racism as a public health crisis (task force). Specifies the duties of the task force. Requires the task force to make recommendations to the general assembly and th...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1455IntroHysterectomy and oophorectomy informed consent. Requires a physician to obtain informed consent and provide certain information to a patient before performing a hysterectomy or an oophorectomy.
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2021-01-14
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INHB1263IntroMedicaid waiver restructuring progress reports. Requires the division of disability and rehabilitative services (division) to: (1) semiannually issue a report to the general assembly and the services for individuals with intellectual and other develo...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1351IntroReporting and use of Medicaid data. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services (FSSA) to prepare a report that describes every type of report that must be prepared by a Medicaid contractor or managed care entity and submitted ...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1410IntroDirect support professional registry. Requires the state department of health (department) to establish a direct support professional registry (registry). Requires an authorized service provider that hires a direct support professional to: (1) submit...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1547IntroMedical cannabis. Establishes a medical cannabis program, administered by the state department of health, to permit the use of medical cannabis in Indiana. Reduces the penalty for possession of marijuana, hashish, hash oil, and salvia to: (1) a Class...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1239IntroPrescription 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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2021-01-14
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INHB1374IntroMedicaid providers and managed care organizations. Allows a provider that has entered into a contract with a managed care organization, after exhausting any internal procedures of the managed care organization for provider grievances and appeals, to ...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1225IntroOpioid treatment programs. Requires an opioid treatment program to obtain prior authorization from the division of mental health and addiction (division) for patients receiving more than 14 days of opioid treatment medication from an opioid treatment...
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2021-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 20 @ 3:30 pm]
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INHB1010IntroHealth officers and local health departments. Establishes the jointly employed local health officer fund (fund) for the purpose of receiving, holding, and disbursing funds for grants-in-aid. Provides that the grants-in-aid apply only to county health...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1454IntroNonemergency ambulance service and physician order. Prohibits a health carrier, the office of the secretary of family and social services, and contractors of the office from: (1) denying payments for nonemergency ambulance services when provided acco...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1341IntroRadon testing in school buildings. Requires each person or entity having authority over a public school building to test for radon in the school building. Requires the reporting of the test results to the state department of health. Requires the stat...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1007IntroState health grant program. Establishes the prevention and addressing of health issues and challenges grant program (grant program). Establishes the prevention and addressing of health issues and challenges grant fund. Requires the state department o...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1229IntroInfluenza immunizations. Requires hospitals to offer to administer an influenza immunization to hospital patients who are 65 years of age or older and are discharged from the hospital from October 1 through March 1. Changes the date through which a h...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1213IntroProhibition of 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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2021-01-14
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INHB1333IntroCultural awareness and competence training. Provides that the state health data center (center) shall maintain statistics concerning race and ethnicity, sex, primary language, and disability status. (Under current law, the center is required to maint...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1214IntroMedical marijuana. Establishes a medical marijuana program (program), and permits caregivers and patients who have received a physician recommendation to possess a certain quantity of marijuana for treatment of certain medical conditions. Establishes...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1400IntroCommunity habilitation and family supports waivers. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to extend the time in which a provider has to file a timely reimbursement claim when providing services under the fee for service c...
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2021-01-14
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INHB1181IntroIdentification of human remains. Allows a county coroner to make positive identification of human remains by an analysis of any unique tattoos.
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2021-01-07
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INHB1109IntroINSPECT program reporting. Amends the definition of "prescription" for purposes of electronically transmitted prescriptions for controlled substances. Provides that a dispenser who is also authorized to prescribe ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or a cont...
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2021-01-07
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INHB1177IntroStrategic 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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2021-01-07
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INHB1147IntroCommunity health workers and Medicaid. Requires Medicaid to provide community health services at a calendar month of either: (1) not more than 30 units; or (2) a greater monthly unit amount, as determined by the office of the secretary of family and ...
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2021-01-07
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INHB1141IntroTransportation for Medicaid presumptive eligible. Requires coverage for nonemergency medical transportation of individuals who have been deemed presumptively eligible for Medicaid during the time in which the individual is deemed presumptively eligib...
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2021-01-07
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INHB1157IntroAged and disabled Medicaid waiver reimbursement. Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning to annually calculate the annual index factor for reimbursement of aged and disabled waiver assisted living providers and specifies the manner in whi...
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2021-01-07
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INHB1100IntroHealth improvement study and plan. Requires the state department of health, in consultation with the office of the secretary of family and social services, to study and prepare a five year plan to improve the health and behavioral health of Indiana r...
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2021-01-07
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