Bill Text: MI HB5418 | 2021-2022 | 101st Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Children: health; automatic qualification for children's special health care services for certain children affected by lead exposure; require. Amends secs. 5823 & 5825 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.5823 & 333.5825). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5413'21, HB 5417'21, HB 5415'21, HB 5423'21

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 39-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-10-20 - Bill Electronically Reproduced 10/19/2021 [HB5418 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2021-HB5418-Introduced.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSE BILL NO. 5418

October 19, 2021, Introduced by Reps. Rogers, Steckloff, Weiss, Haadsma, Witwer, Neeley, Sowerby, Brixie, Aiyash, Ellison, Cynthia Johnson, Liberati, Cavanagh, Bolden, Breen, Hood, Thanedar, Clemente, Brabec, Tyrone Carter, Scott, Morse, Brenda Carter, Koleszar, Hope, Tate, Stone, O'Neal, Cherry, Sneller, Pohutsky, Kuppa, Sabo, Hammoud, Manoogian, Lasinski, Rabhi, Whitsett and Steenland and referred to the Committee on Health Policy.

A bill to amend 1978 PA 368, entitled

"Public health code,"

by amending sections 5823 and 5825 (MCL 333.5823 and 333.5825), as amended by 2015 PA 91.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 5823. If a child or youth with special health care needs is identified, a person authorized by rule may apply to the department for eligibility for services under this part. The department shall investigate and secure medical evidence as to the condition of the child. If the application identifies a child who is a child reported to the department under section 5474, the child is considered to be medically eligible for services under this part and the department shall not investigate.

Sec. 5825. Upon On completion of the medical investigation under section 5823, if applicable, the department shall promptly make a determination of medical eligibility. If the department determines that the child or youth with special health care needs is medically eligible for services under this part, the department shall perform a financial assessment to determine cost sharing responsibilities. The department shall authorize the transportation of an eligible child or youth with special health care needs to a provider of services approved and designated by the department. In consultation with the family, the department may facilitate transfer of a child or youth with special health care needs to a provider for treatment better adapted to the child's needs. In making referrals under this part the department shall not discriminate against health professionals qualified to render care.

Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect unless all of the following bills of the 101st Legislature are enacted into law:

(a) Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 5413 (request no. 01429'21 *).

(b) Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 5417 (request no. 03522'21 *).

(c) Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 5415 (request no. 03956'21).

(d) Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 5423 (request no. 03957'21).

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