MS HB227 | 2012 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on March 6 2012 - 100% progression
Action: 2012-03-06 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Require All Persons Who Are Recipients Of Benefits Under The Medicaid Program, The Children's Health Insurance Program, And The State And School Employees Health Insurance Plan To Be Tested Or Screened Annually For The Use Of Illegal Drugs, Abuse Of Alcohol, Hepatitis B And C, Tuberculosis And Sexually Transmitted Diseases; To Provide That The Cost Of That Testing Or Screening Shall Be Covered As A Benefit Under Each Respective Program Or Plan; To Amend Sections 25-15-9, 41-86-17 And 43-13-117, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Preceding Provisions; To Further Amend Section 43-13-117, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Extend The Date Of The Repealers On This Section And On Certain Provisions Of This Section; And For Related Purposes.

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Health screening; require annually for Medicaid, CHIP and State Health Plan recipients and participants.



2012-03-06 Died In Committee
2012-02-10 Referred To Medicaid;Appropriations

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