Bills Pending Rhode Island House Health & Human Services Committee

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
RIH8254Intro
25%
Prevents healthcare entities from requiring the distribution of patient-specific medication from a pharmacy, typically a specialty pharmacy, to the physician's office, hospital, or clinic for administration.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-17
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIS2696Engross
50%
Caps amount payable for 30 day supply of equipment/supplies for insulin administration/glucose monitoring at $25 or equipment designed to last more than 30 days with no deductible commencing January 1, 2023.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-08
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIS2613Engross
50%
Limits the accessibility of over-the-counter dietary supplements to prevent the misuse or abuse of such products and provides a conspicuously posted notice at the purchase counter of the possible side effects of the supplements.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-08
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIS2469Engross
50%
Authorizes and directs the EOHHS to submit to the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services a state plan amendment for the purposes of establishing certified community behavioral health clinics in our state.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-07
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8304Intro
25%
Adds the application or removal of eyelash extensions and the use of chemicals in the area of the eyelids to the definition of the "practice of hairdressing and cosmetic therapy".
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-01
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8297Intro
25%
Requires that professionals authorized to prescribe opioid drugs discuss addiction risks with the patient or the patient’s parent or guardian if the patient is under eighteen (18) years of age.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-01
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIS2852Engross
50%
Mandates insurance policies, provides coverage to diagnose & treat infertility for women between 25 & 42 years, including pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) in conjunction with in vitro fertilization (IVF).
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-26
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH6647Intro
25%
Same as 21H-5463--Requires group health plans and health insurance issuers that provide prescription benefits to cover prescribed epinephrine injectors and cartridges/No copayment or deductible would be required to obtain a prescribed epinephrine inj...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-11
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8229Intro
25%
Allows for the interstate practice of licensed professional counselors with the goal of improving public access to professional counseling services, by providing for the mutual recognition of other member state licenses through the counseling compact...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-11
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8219Intro
25%
Creates the mandated health insurance benefits advisory council, to analyze the state's current health insurance benefits mandates and to review retrospectively and prospectively the mandates.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-06
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8158Intro
25%
Caps amount payable for 30 day supply of equipment/supplies for insulin administration/glucose monitoring at $25 or equipment designed to last more than 30 days with no deductible commencing January 1, 2023.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-26
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8157Intro
25%
Increases in-network behavioral health care service reimbursement rates up to the median value effective 1/1/2023. Increases rates for 2024-2028 by rate of inflation plus three (3) percentage points determined by federal CPI.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-26
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8097Intro
25%
Amends the retention of x-ray statute by eliminating retention for the life of the individual to retention for whatever period is required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-26
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8098Intro
25%
Establishes the procedures and requirements for the licensing of youth camps.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-26
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8137Intro
25%
Allows ALFs to provide medical/skilled nursing care services to residents in assisted living setting, as their care needs change, rather than requiring transition to a skilled nursing facility when full-time skilled services are required for the resi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-26
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8120Intro
25%
Mandates insurance policies, provides coverage to diagnose & treat infertility for women between 25 & 42 years, including pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) in conjunction with in vitro fertilization (IVF).
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-26
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIS2204Engross
50%
Requires that professionals authorized to prescribe opioid drugs discuss addiction risks with the patient or the patient’s parent or guardian if the patient is under eighteen (18) years of age.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-22
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIS2078Engross
50%
Requires coverage for residential/inpatient mental health services for detox/stabilization/substance abuse disorders without preauthorization or be subject to concurrent review during the first 28 days.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-22
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8032Intro
25%
Establishes maximum rate for services provided to client by a nurse may not exceed 200%.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-05
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7759Intro
25%
Requires any person who transports a patient by a stretcher in a vehicle to be licensed as an emergency medical services provider through the director of health.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-05
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7881Intro
25%
Prohibits the sale of certain flavored tobacco products and electronic nicotine-delivery systems with exemptions for compassion centers and licensed cultivations registered with the department of business regulation.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-05
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7869Intro
25%
Prohibits the sale or offer for sale of any flavored electronic nicotine-delivery system.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-05
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7871Intro
25%
Prohibits the sale or offer for sale of any flavored electronic nicotine delivery system.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-05
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7672Intro
25%
Mandates a patient shall not be denied appropriate care on the basis of age/sex/gender identity/sexual orientation, race/color/marital status/familial status/disability/religion/national origin/source of income/source of payment or profession.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-05
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7880Intro
25%
Refines the current law so that the prohibition against denial of insurance coverage and for increased rates for person undergoing genetic testing will include at home genetic testing.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-05
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7674Intro
25%
Mandates the department of health, in conjunction with the department of education, to conduct a cost-benefit analysis before a mandate relating to the health and safety of children in schools would be issued.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-05
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8054Intro
25%
Amends the composition of the ambulance service coordinating advisory board by calling for recommendations from various societies.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-05
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7870Intro
25%
Prohibits the sale of certain flavored tobacco products and electronic nicotine-delivery systems with exemptions for compassion centers and licensed cultivators registered with the Rhode Island department of business regulation.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-05
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH8053Intro
25%
Extends the expiration date of the Harm Reduction Center Advisory Committee and Pilot Program by two years, from March 1, 2024, to March 1, 2026.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-05
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7874Intro
25%
Authorizes a licensed pharmacist, who successfully completes a course on tobacco cessation therapy, to prescribe and dispense FDA-approved tobacco cessation drug products to a qualified patient pursuant to rules adopted by the board of pharmacy.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-29
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7875Intro
25%
Authorizes a licensed pharmacist, who successfully completes a course on tobacco cessation therapy, to prescribe and dispense tobacco cessation drug products to a qualified patient pursuant to rules adopted by the board of pharmacy.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-29
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7805Intro
25%
Prohibits the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies and would provide for a civil penalty of two thousand dollars ($2,000) for each violation.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-29
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7873Intro
25%
Provides that pharmacists shall disclose lesser price drug substitutions unless directed otherwise by the doctor. Exempts pharmacists automatically charging the lowest available price.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-29
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7990Intro
25%
Authorizes pharmacists to dispense ivermectin for the treatment of COVID-19 pursuant to a standing order issued by licensed health care providers.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-29
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7877Intro
25%
Prohibits the state, ERISA or any health plans to purchase referenced drugs for a cost higher than the referenced rate.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-29
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7876Intro
25%
Establishes the Wholesale Prescription Drug Importation Program for the importation of wholesale prescription drugs from Canada to provide savings to Rhode Island consumers.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-29
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7882Intro
25%
House Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Executive Office Of Health And Human Services (eohhs) To Create A Covid-19 Surge Plan For Handling The Increasing Need For Behavioral Health Services And Substance Use Disorder Treatments
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-29
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIS2080Engross
50%
Requires individual health insurers, large group health insurers and small employer health insurers to provide coverage for ten (10) categories of essential health benefits listed in the act.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-25
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIS2077Engross
50%
Requires the dept of behavioral healthcare/developmental disabilities/hospitals to coordinate with the DOH to propose revisions to chapter 1.10 and 10.1 of title 23, including updates and revisions of statutory language and evidence-based best practi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-23
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7802Intro
25%
Requires insurance coverage for a minimum of ninety (90) days of residential or inpatient services for mental health and/or substance use disorders for American Society of Addiction Medicine levels of care 3.1 and 3.3.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-16
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7670Intro
25%
Amends the definition of "covered services".
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-16
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7878Intro
25%
Caps the total amount that a covered person is required to pay for a covered prescription asthma inhaler to fifty dollars ($50.00) per thirty (30) day supply.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-16
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7667Intro
25%
Requires that the laws of the state where the medical services are rendered shall be the state law that applies to reimbursement.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-16
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7671Intro
25%
Provides that dental services rendered to patients in Rhode Island would be governed by the general laws of Rhode Island.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-16
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7666Intro
25%
Limits the copayment or coinsurance requirement on specialty drugs to one hundred fifty dollars ($150) for a thirty (30) day supply.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-16
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7673Intro
25%
Requires all persons granted a foster care license to undertake ongoing training to promote their sensitivity to their foster child's culture.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-16
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7560Intro
25%
Requires individual health insurers, large group health insurers and small employer health insurers to provide coverage for ten (10) categories of essential health benefits listed in the act.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-09
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7500Intro
25%
Requires individual health insurers, large group health insurers and small employer health insurers to provide coverage for essential health benefits listed in the act.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-09
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7295Intro
25%
Creates a commission to establish homeless shelter standards through regulations.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-09
To House Health & Human Services Committee
RIH7558Intro
25%
Requires insurance carriers, nonprofit hospital service plans, nonprofit medical service corporations and HMOs to cover costs of breast ultrasounds and/or MRI breast exams for person receiving notice of dense breast tissue.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-09
To House Health & Human Services Committee
Syndicate content
feedback