Bills Pending Rhode Island Senate Health and Human Services Committee

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RIH7625IntroProvides full year insurance coverage for contraceptives and would provide coverage thereto. Section 9 of this act, pertaining to Medicaid, would take effect July 1, 2019. The remaining sections would take effect April 1, 2019.
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2018-06-18
[Hearing: Jun 20]
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RIS2529IntroProvides full year insurance coverage for contraceptives and would provide coverage thereto. Section 9 of this act, pertaining to Medicaid, would take effect July 1, 2019. The remaining sections would take effect April 1, 2019.
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2018-06-18
[Hearing: Jun 20]
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RIH7294EngrossCreates the "Neil Fachon Terminally Ill Patient's Right To Try Act of 2018," which establishes the conditions for the use of experimental treatments for terminally ill patients.
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2018-05-31
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RIH7474EngrossPermits a registered nurse who is enrolled in an accredited nurse anesthesia program to practice as a nurse anesthetist under the supervision of a certified registered nurse anesthetist or an anesthesiologist.
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2018-05-31
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RIH7416EngrossAllows a pharmacist to dispense a partial fill of a Schedule II controlled substance at the request of the patient or the prescriber.
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2018-05-03
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RIS2786IntroEstablishes audit requirements for pharmacy benefit managers, and annual reporting requirements for health insurers.
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2018-05-03
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RIH7496IntroEstablishes a procedure for individuals to file a revocable voluntary non-opiate directive form with the person's licensed health care practitioner.
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2018-05-03
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RIS2671IntroExpands the health services council from twelve (12) to twenty-four (24) members and amends the hospital conversion act relative to disclosure.
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2018-05-03
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RIS2405IntroAllows parents or guardians of a child to opt out of vaccines for non-casual contact diseases transmitted by sexual contact.
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2018-05-01
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RIS2744IntroProvides an exception to required school immunizations for pupils whose personal, philosophical, or religious beliefs are contrary to immunization and/or testing.
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2018-05-01
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RIS2670IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Urging The United States Congress To Repeal The 1986 National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act And Subpoena Dr. William Thompson
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2018-05-01
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RIS2610IntroCreates the "Primary Care Trust Act" to require health insures to allocate a fair portion of medical spending for the delivery of primary care services and creates a trust for administration of the program.
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2018-04-26
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RIS2787IntroAuthorizes the department of business regulation to determine the status of insurers for coordination of benefits purposes when there are two or more insurers.
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2018-04-26
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RIS2410IntroRequires the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline to provide for reciprocal licensure of physicians from other jurisdictions under certain conditions, and in connection therewith, requires the board to promulgate applicable rules and regulations...
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2018-04-12
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RIS2547IntroEstablishes aging/disability resource center within division of elderly affairs as part of long-term care system for elderly/disabled persons/family caregivers/providers and makes annual appropriation in the sum of $1,000,000 to establish the center.
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2018-04-12
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RIS2248IntroProhibits a physician or agent thereof from informing a patient of their life expectancy unless asked. No physician or facility or any agent thereof shall be liable for not communicating this information.
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2018-04-12
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RIS2673IntroAmends provisions relating to the process of filing a complete Medicare application and coverage provided while the application is pending.
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2018-04-12
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RIS2234IntroEstablishes a process for payment to long-term care providers furnishing care and services to a person applying for Medicaid assistance pending review for an application.
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2018-04-12
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RIS2539IntroEstablishes a procedure for individuals to file a revocable voluntary non-opiate directive form with the person's licensed health care practitioner.
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2018-04-10
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RIS2537IntroRequires health insurance companies to cover non-opioid treatments for pain which includes physical therapy, occupational therapy, massage therapy, acupuncture and oriental medicine.
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2018-04-10
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RIS2409IntroRequires prospective reimbursement for state-licensed facilities providing mental health, substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services with an annual reconciliation for any underpayment or overpayment.
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2018-04-10
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RIS2784IntroProvides for physician/patient discussion regarding addiction and alternate treatment prior to initial and third opioid prescription.
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2018-04-10
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RIS2411IntroProvides group health plan or insurers cover clinically appropriate residential services, including detoxification for treatment of mental health or substance-abuse disorders and the patient remain presumptively covered during the assessment review.
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2018-04-10
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RIS2082IntroSenate Resolution Respectfully Urging The United States Congress To Pass Legislation Establishing An Improved "medicare For All" Single Payer Program That Would Provide Universal, Comprehensive And Affordable Health Care
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2018-04-03
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RIS2237IntroEstablishes a universal, comprehensive, affordable single-payer health care insurance program.
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2018-04-03
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RIS2672IntroRedefines the term "covered services" as used to describe applicable subscriber agreements between a health care entity and a dentist, to exclude waiting period and alternate benefit provisions.
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2018-04-03
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RIS2750IntroAmends the current law so that digital breast tomosynthesis (dbt) screenings are available wherever mammograms are conducted and to provide insurance coverage for such screenings.
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2018-04-03
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RIS2407IntroIncludes in the practice of physical therapy ordering diagnostic images and studies provided they are performed and interpreted by other licensed health care professionals.
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2018-03-27
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RIS2535IntroRequires prescription drug manufacturers to file a detailed, updated list of each pharmaceutical sales representative and to pay an annual fee for each name listed with the department of business regulation.
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2018-03-27
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RIS2076IntroProvides for the licensing and regulation of central service technicians.
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2018-03-27
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RIS2542IntroPermits payments to parents who serve as certified nursing assistant caregiver for their children.
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2018-03-27
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RIS2544IntroLimits copays, coinsurance or office deductible for services of a physical therapist to the amount authorized for medical osteopathic physician office visits.
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2018-03-22
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RIS2404IntroProvides for consumer protection in eye care services by developing standards and enforcement protocols related to the utilization of emergent technologies in the provision of eye care services and for the delegation of eye car services by providers.
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2018-03-22
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RIS2536IntroRenders participating provider contracts between health insurance carriers/health plans with health care providers covered by group/facility agreements binding on all licensed providers without need for individual contracts.
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2018-03-22
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RIS2398IntroAllows small business employers to purchase health insurance for its employees through the state employee group plan.
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2018-03-22
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RIS2224IntroRequires individual or group policy insurance to cover mastectomies.
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2018-03-20
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RIS2550IntroDirects the state board of pharmacy to annually develop a list of critical prescription drugs for which there is a substantial public interest in understanding the development of the drugs’ price.
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2018-03-08
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RIS2541IntroAllows a pharmacist to dispense a partial fill of a Schedule II controlled substance at the request of the patient or the prescriber.
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2018-03-08
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RIS2230IntroRestores provisions of chapter 16.2 of title 23 as well as all of chapter 16.3 of title 23, which were repealed or deleted in the 2015 Budget Act, relating to definitions, licensing, and the operation of medical laboratories.
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2018-03-01
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RIS2228IntroAmends the definitions of "smoking" and "retail tobacco store" to include electronic smoking devices, electronic nicotine delivery system products and other products that rely on vaporization or aerosolization.
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2018-03-01
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RIS2406IntroEstablishes rights pursuant to pharmacist-patient relationship.
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2018-03-01
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RIS2227IntroEstablishes limits on the maximum number of patients that may be assigned to a unit’s registered nurses in particular health care situations.
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2018-02-27
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RIS2403IntroEstablishes limits on the maximum number of patients that may be assigned to a unit’s registered nurses in particular health care situations.
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2018-02-27
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RIS2401IntroCreates the "Neil Fachon Terminally Ill Patient's Right To Try Act of 2018," which establishes the conditions for the use of experimental treatments for terminally ill patients.
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2018-02-15
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RIS2222IntroRequires written notice to certain plan purchasers of rule changes.
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2018-02-15
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RIS2131IntroRequires insurers to let enrollees align the refill dates for most drugs at in-network pharmacies at least once during their insurance plan year.
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2018-02-15
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RIS2235IntroProvides for a dispute resolution process for emergency services and surprise bills for medical services performed by nonparticipating (out-of-network) health care providers.
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2018-02-15
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RIS2229IntroAuthorizes pharmacies to dispense prescriptions of less than a thirty (30) day supply for the purpose of synchronizing a patient's medications.
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2018-02-15
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RIS2079IntroIncreases the income eligibility limit for medical assistance coverage for seniors and disabled individuals from one hundred percent (100%) to one hundred thirty-three percent (133%) of federal poverty level.
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2018-02-06
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RIS2080IntroAmends the definition of "individualized program plan" for purposes of the state's division of developmental disabilities to include evaluation of skill sets taught by outside sources.
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2018-02-06
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