NV AB256 | 2021 | 81st Legislature


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Passed on June 4 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-06-04 - Approved by the Governor. Chapter 408.
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


AN ACT relating to Medicaid; requiring the State Plan for Medicaid to provide coverage of doula services to the extent authorized by federal law; requiring the Department of Health and Human Services to apply for a waiver or State Plan amendment to receive federal funding for coverage of doula services; requiring any person who desires to provide doula services to a recipient of Medicaid to enroll with the Division of Health Care Financing and Policy of the Department; requiring an enrolled doula to report the abuse of certain persons; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

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Provides for Medicaid coverage of doula services. (BDR 38-849)


Roll Calls

2021-05-31 - Senate - Senate Final Passage (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-13 - Assembly - Assembly Final Passage (Y: 33 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-06-04AssemblyApproved by the Governor. Chapter 408.
2021-06-02AssemblyEnrolled and delivered to Governor.
2021-05-31AssemblyIn Assembly. To enrollment.
2021-05-31SenateRead third time. Passed. Title approved. (Yeas: 21, Nays: None.) To Assembly.
2021-05-30SenateTaken from General File. Placed on General File for next legislative day.
2021-05-30SenatePlaced on General File.
2021-05-30SenateFrom committee: Do pass.
2021-05-25SenateTo committee.
2021-05-25SenateRe-referred to Committee on Finance.
2021-05-25SenateTaken from General File.
2021-05-25SenateRead second time.
2021-05-25SenatePlaced on Second Reading File.
2021-05-25SenateFrom committee: Do pass.
2021-05-14SenateRead first time. Referred to Committee on Health and Human Services. To committee.
2021-05-14SenateIn Senate.
2021-05-13AssemblyRead third time. Passed, as amended. Title approved, as amended. Preamble adopted. (Yeas: 33, Nays: 9.) To Senate.
2021-05-12AssemblyFrom committee: Do pass, as amended.
2021-04-19AssemblyTo committee.
2021-04-19AssemblyFrom printer. To engrossment. Engrossed. First reprint.
2021-04-16AssemblyRead second time. Amended. (Amend. No. 208.) Rereferred to Committee on Ways and Means. Exemption effective. To printer.
2021-04-16AssemblyPlaced on Second Reading File.
2021-04-16AssemblyFrom committee: Amend, and do pass as amended.
2021-03-18AssemblyNotice of eligibility for exemption.
2021-03-15AssemblyFrom printer. To committee.
2021-03-12AssemblyRead first time. Referred to Committee on Health and Human Services. To printer.

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