Indiana Representative Cindy Kirchhofer [R]

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INHB1007PassPerinatal care. Requires the state department of health (department) to establish a perinatal navigator program. Requires a health care provider to: (1) use a validated and evidence based verbal screening tool to assess a substance use disorder in pr...
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2019-05-08
Public Law 292
INHB1542PassHuman services matters. 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; and (2) make...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 264
INHB1546PassPrior authorization and Medicaid. Specifies that after December 31, 2020 the prior authorization for health care services statute applies to the risk based managed care Medicaid program. Requires, after December 31, 2020, that a Medicaid managed care...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 265
INSB0228PassDepartment of health matters. Allows the state health commissioner to issue standing orders (current law allows for statewide standing orders) and sets forth requirements of a standing order. Removes the requirement that the state department of healt...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 218
INSB0359PassIndividualized mental health safety plans. Requires the division of mental health and addiction to establish a standard format for individualized mental health safety plans. Requires psychiatric crisis centers, psychiatric inpatient units, and psychi...
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2019-05-05
Public Law 225
INHB1543PassInpatient 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 Medi...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 179
INSB0133PassPrescription drug label. Provides that if a pharmacist dispenses a prescription drug that contains or is derived from opium, the prescription label must bear a statement that the drug is an opioid.
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2019-05-01
Public Law 148
INSB0162PassChronic pain management. Requires state employee health plans, Medicaid, policies of accident and sickness insurance, and health maintenance organization contracts to provide coverage for chronic pain management. Requires the office of Medicaid polic...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 149
INSB0033PassComprehensive addiction recovery centers. Establishes certification and a grant program for comprehensive addiction recovery centers to be administered by the division of mental health and addiction (division). Sets forth requirements for certificati...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 145
INHB1652PassInsulin administered by medication aides. Provides that the education and optional training programs approved by the state department of health (state department) for qualified medication aides must include a competency test and an optional training ...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 180
INHB1367PassHealth facility requirements concerning residents. Requires a health facility to disclose to each prospective resident in writing: (1) information concerning the long term care ombudsman, including contact information for the long term care ombudsman...
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2019-05-01
Public Law 173
INHB1200PassTelepsychology. Allows a psychologist to use telepsychology. Requires the psychologist who uses telepsychology to ensure that confidential communications stored electronically cannot be recovered or accessed by unauthorized persons when the psycholog...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 130
INHB1545PassPublic 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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2019-04-29
Public Law 138
INSB0293PassAllen County substance abuse pilot program. Changes the date by which the administrator of the Allen County substance abuse pilot program must raise local funds in order to be allowed to expend state funds.
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2019-04-29
Public Law 115
INHB1547PassConsent 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. Requires a health care prov...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 139
INHB1548PassMedicaid advisory committee. Adds appointments by the Indiana Association of Health Plans and the Indiana Primary Care Association to the Medicaid advisory committee (committee). Increases the membership of the committee by providing for the presiden...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 140
INHB1175PassBehavioral health professionals. Requires that the office of Medicaid policy and planning include a licensed clinical social worker, a licensed mental health counselor, a licensed clinical addiction counselor, and a licensed marriage and family thera...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 128
INSB0575PassHospitals. Requires the executive board of the state department of health to amend a rule to reflect current private publications used in hospital licensure rules. Beginning May 1, 2020, provides that a hospital license expires every two years from t...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 117
INSB0007PassMarion County capital improvement board. Provides for the expansion of the professional sports development area (tax area) in Marion County. Provides for the capture of covered taxes in the expanded tax area. Authorizes the city-county council to ado...
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2019-04-29
Public Law 109
INSB0498PassMobile integration healthcare. Provides that the office of the secretary of family and social services may reimburse certain emergency medical services provider agencies for covered services provided to a Medicaid recipient as part of a mobile integr...
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2019-04-25
Public Law 100
INHB1394PassWomen's suffrage centennial commission. Establishes the Indiana women's suffrage centennial commission (commission). Provides that the commission shall seek to promote activities that commemorate the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constit...
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2019-04-24
Public Law 87
INSB0416PassMedicaid coverage for doula services. Provides that Medicaid pregnancy services may include reimbursement for doula services.
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2019-04-18
Public Law 35
INHB1354PassSickle 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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2019-04-18
Public Law 55
INSB0278PassLocal fetal-infant mortality review teams. Allows certain persons to establish a local fetal-infant mortality review team (review team) to review fetal deaths and infant deaths to gather information to improve community resources and systems of care....
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2019-04-18
Public Law 31
INHB1029PassPrescription 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 consumers face related to prescription drug pricing,...
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2019-04-10
Public Law 22
INHB1053PassDisabled Hoosier veteran license plate. Requires the bureau of motor vehicles (bureau) to redesign the disabled Hoosier veteran license plate. Specifies that a disabled Hoosier veteran license plate must consist of the following elements: (1) The dis...
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2019-04-10
Public Law 24
INSB0394EngrossAdvanced 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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2019-04-04
Amendment #4 (Bacon) failed; voice vote
INHCR0030PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION to congratulate the delegates to the 2019 Indiana YMCA Youth and Government Model Government Conference.
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2019-03-12
Returned to the House
INHR0025PassRecognizing February 25 through March 3, 2019 as National Eating Disorders Awareness Week in 2019.
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2019-03-11
Representatives Kirchhofer and Wright added as coauthors
INSB0625EngrossMedicaid 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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2019-03-07
To House Public Health Committee
INHB1544EngrossMental health center appropriation allotment. Amends the allotment of county funds to community mental health centers in Marion County to provide for a phased transition from a formula based on populations of service areas to a formula oriented towar...
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2019-03-07
To Senate Appropriations Committee
INHR0029PassCelebrating International Women's Day and recognizing the essential role of women in history during women's history month.
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2019-03-07
First reading: adopted voice vote
INHB1365EngrossCentral Indiana public transportation projects. Repeals the prohibition that prevents certain counties from: (1) purchasing; (2) leasing; (3) acquiring; (4) constructing; or (5) operating a light rail project. Makes a conforming amendment.
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2019-03-04
To Senate Homeland Security & Transportation Committee
INHCR0021PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing February as Self-Care Awareness Month.
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2019-02-27
Returned to the House
INHR0020PassMemorializing Matthew Allen English.
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2019-02-19
First reading: adopted voice vote
INHB1097IntroAdvanced 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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2019-02-18
Amendment #2 (Barrett) prevailed; voice vote
INHCR0012PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the importance of career and technical education during Career and Technical Education Month.
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2019-02-18
Representatives Abbott D, Austin, Aylesworth, Bacon, Baird, Barrett, Bartels, Bartlett, Bauer, Beck, Borders, Bosma, Boy, Burton, Campbell, Candelaria Reardon, Carbaugh, Cherry, Chyung, DeLaney, DeVon, Deal, Dvorak, Eberhart, Ellington, Engleman, Errington, Forestal, Frizzell, GiaQuinta, Gutwein, Hamilton, Hatcher, Hatfield, Heaton, Heine, Hostettler, Jackson, Jordan, Judy, Karickhoff, Kirchhofer, Klinker, Lauer, Lehman, Leonard, Lindauer, Lucas, Lyness, Mahan, Manning, May, Mayfield, McNamara, Moed, Morris, Morrison, Moseley, Negele, Nisly, Pfaff, Pierce, Prescott, Pressel, Pryor, Saunders, Schaibley, Shackleford, Smaltz, Smith, V., Soliday, Speedy, Steuerwald, Stutzman, Summers, Torr, VanNatter, Wesco, Wolkins, Wright, Young J, Zent, Ziemke added as coauthors
INHCR0015PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing and honoring school staff, public safety officers, and city and county officials whose leadership and decisive action prevented harm to students and teachers during a Richmond, Indiana, school shooting.
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2019-02-14
Representatives GiaQuinta, Beck, Morris, Ziemke added as coauthors
INHCR0009PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing the 2018 Castle High School archery team for an undefeated regular season and winning state, national, and world titles.
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2019-02-12
Returned to the House
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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2019-01-31
To House Public Health Committee
INHR0004PassMemorializing Erica Lee Frazier Stum.
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2019-01-24
First reading: adopted voice vote
INHCR0005PassA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the officers and crew of the USS Indiana (SSN 789) and future USS Indianapolis (LCS 17).
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2019-01-17
Representative Behning added as coauthor
INHB1516IntroHealth care advance directive. 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 hea...
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2019-01-17
To House Judiciary Committee
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
To House Public Health Committee
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
To House Public Health Committee
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
To House Public Health Committee
INSCR0054N/AA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Lloyd Wright on his retirement as President and Chief Executive Officer of WFYI Public Media.
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INHCR0046N/AA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Hoosier long-term care professionals.
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INSCR0074N/AA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Perry Township Schools on receiving the 2019 National Award of Excellence for Educator Effectiveness by the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching ("NIET").
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