Bills Pending West Virginia House Health & Human Resources Committee

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WVSB791Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to modify the Medical Services Fund Advisory Council membership requirements, augment its purpose, require that it employ an actuary, require certain actions from the Commissioner for the Bureau for Medical Services, and a...
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2024-02-27
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVSB779Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to impose deadlines for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to perform an autopsy and to provide a copy of the autopsy report.
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2024-02-22
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVSB533Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to establish that an emergency medical services agency may triage and transport a patient to an alternative destination in this state or treat in place if the ambulance service is coordinating the care of the patient throu...
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2024-02-22
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVSB352Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to modify the Unborn Child Protection act. The bill provides for definitions. The bill creates a process of informed consent. The bill provides for printed information. The bill provides for the creation of an Internet web...
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2024-02-21
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5682Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to establish the Prescription Drug Affordability Board and Prescription Drug Affordability Stakeholder Council and establishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Fund, and commissioning studies and reports from the board...
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2024-02-13
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB4005Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to remove the prohibition against selling cannabis in edible form.
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2024-02-13
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5683Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to create a Medicaid state plan amendment. The bill provides that the Bureau of Medical Services shall seek a state plan amendment. The bill provides that the state plan amendment provides for cost sharing and/or premiums ...
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2024-02-13
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WVHB5686Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to modify the Medical Services Fund Advisory Council membership requirements, augment its purpose, require that it employ an actuary, require certain actions from the Commissioner for the Bureau for Medical Services, and a...
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2024-02-13
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WVHB4001Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to require the Bureau of Medical Services to apply for waiver.
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2024-02-13
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WVHB5564Intro
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Providing that small format, micro hospitals are exempt from certificate of need review
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2024-02-12
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5608Intro
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Relating to the use of legal cannabis sales profits to offset employee contributions to the Public Employees Insurance program.
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2024-02-12
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WVHB5585Intro
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Relating to support of child care in kinship/relative custody situations
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2024-02-12
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5570Intro
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Relating to Cancer Prevention Programs for Firefighters
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2024-02-12
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WVHB5580Intro
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Creating the Affordable Medicaid Buy-in Program
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2024-02-12
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WVHB5558Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to provide management agencies receiving funds from the West Virginia Mothers and Babies Pregnancy Support Program the ability, in coordination with the Bureau for Public Health, to promulgate rules requirements, and proce...
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2024-02-12
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WVHB5577Intro
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Increasing required medical coverage for autism spectrum disorders
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2024-02-12
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WVHB5557Intro
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Relating to Medicaid Waiver Package
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2024-02-12
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WVHB5614Intro
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Relating to postmortem examinations
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2024-02-12
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WVHB5642Intro
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Relating to expanding the employment and training requirements necessary to receive SNAP benefits
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2024-02-12
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WVHB5622Intro
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Relating to gender change in government documents
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2024-02-12
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WVHB5210Intro
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Relating to voluntary private school immunization
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2024-02-12
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WVHB5543Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to describe the process of involuntary treatment for substance use disorder.
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2024-02-09
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5552Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to require medical professionals to report to the Bureau for Public Health all injuries and side effects from vaccines. And requiring the Commissioner of the Bureau for Public Health to produce an annual report for the Leg...
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2024-02-09
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB4892Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to define the distribution of drugs to safety net providers and contract pharmacies, with penalties, and that section not to be less restive than federal law.
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2024-02-08
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5521Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to ensure that no law may require a person to receive or use a medical product and to ensure that there will be no penalties associated with refusing the medical product or refusing to disclose whether the product has been...
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2024-02-08
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5524Intro
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The purpose of this bill relates generally to regulating and restricting the shipment and receipt of abortion-inducing drugs and abortion-related paraphernalia. The bill ensures compliance with 18 U.S.C. §1461--1462. The bill establishes a private...
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2024-02-08
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5512Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to require the express consent of a parent or guardian to conduct a genetic screening of a newborn infant, to retain blood samples from the infant, and to retain and share results of the genetic screening of the infant.
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2024-02-07
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WVHB5505Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to extend Medicaid coverage for pregnant women by having the Bureau for Medical Services request a State Plan Amendment.
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2024-02-07
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5417Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to provide for transparency of the expenditure of dental health care plan premiums, and to require annual reports and rebates to patients if the medical loss ratio exceeds a certain percentage.
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2024-02-07
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WVHB5511Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to improve patient safety in the medical cannabis program by authorizing permitted, regulated medical cannabis processors to manufacture medical cannabis in edible form for dispensing to certified patients in the state; to...
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2024-02-07
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WVHB5481Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to provide immunity from liability for hospitals that have established a hospital police department if a loss or claim results from the failure to provide police protection.
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2024-02-06
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5391Intro
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The purpose of this bill relates to creating the False Claims Act. The bill amends the fraud and abuse provisions in Medicaid program to provide for damages under the False Claims Act; sets forth prohibited acts, damages, costs and civil penalties, l...
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2024-01-31
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5394Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to increase penalties for the sale of e-cigarettes, vapes, or cartridges to anyone under 18 years of age, making it a misdemeanor and increasing the fines and penalties for the employee and business that sells these items ...
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2024-01-31
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5398Intro
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The purpose of this bill relates to establishing a drug testing program for adults who apply to serve as foster parents, kinship parents, or caregivers to displaced children in the legal custody of the Department of Human Services.
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2024-01-31
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WVHB5380Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to require coverage and reimbursement for home blood pressure monitoring devices for certain persons diagnosed with hypertension.
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2024-01-31
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WVHCR58Intro
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Resolution requesting an inquiry into the COVID-19 pandemic
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2024-01-31
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WVHJR27Intro
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The purpose of this resolution is to amend the state constitution to preserve the right to reproductive freedom.
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2024-01-30
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WVHB5284Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to remove personal care from the Certificate of Need requirements.
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2024-01-29
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5274Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to require information to be provided orally to all patients in order for the patient to give informed consent knowing all potential outcomes for all medical tests, prescriptions, and treatments; providing a short title; d...
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2024-01-29
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5281Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to create a Persons with Disabilities Registry; and provide for a public records exemption.
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2024-01-29
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5328Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to extend Medicaid coverage for pregnant women by having the Bureau for Medical Services request a State Plan Amendment.
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2024-01-29
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5303Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to define neighborhood hospitals and provide an exemption for neighborhood hospitals, ambulatory health care facilities, and ambulatory surgical facilities from requiring a certificate of need.
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2024-01-29
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WVHB5335Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to compulsory immunization and when a child is exempt.
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2024-01-29
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WVHB5260Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to require that prescription medications be clearly labeled for the consumer with a simple statement of the purpose from the prescriber.
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2024-01-29
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WVHR5Intro
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Urging and requesting West Virginia Medicaid to authorize coverage through the West Virginia Medicaid program for portable oxygen concentrators, when medically necessary
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2024-01-29
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5316Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to limit the applicability of this article to certain practices by medical care providers.
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2024-01-29
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WVHJR24Intro
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The purpose of this resolution is to add a new section to Article III of the West Virginia Constitution, to recognize the right to refuse medical treatments, injections, devices, vaccines, or prophylactics and to further provide equal protection unde...
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2024-01-26
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5211Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to provide parents the freedom to decide whether to have their children vaccinated, to prohibit vaccine mandates as a condition to admission to schools, and to ensure that prior to vaccination that parents receive informat...
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2024-01-26
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5240Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to eliminate woke words and agendas from state government documents, websites, literature, and in person.
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2024-01-26
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WVHB5249Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to prohibit vaccine mandates for certain schools in this state. The bill acknowledges that student athletes must still adhere to certain guidelines.
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2024-01-26
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