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SB 1473 Health Insurance Reform Commission; mandated health insurance benefit or provider. Introduced by: Richard L. Saslaw | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Health Insurance Reform Commission; mandated health insurance benefit or provider. Provides that, for the purposes of the requirement that the Chair of the House Committee on Labor and Commerce or Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor refer certain legislation regarding a mandate

By |2021-01-25T12:09:26-05:00January 25th, 2021|Health Care, Insurance|Comments Off on SB 1473 Health Insurance Reform Commission; mandated health insurance benefit or provider. Introduced by: Richard L. Saslaw | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Health Insurance Reform Commission; mandated health insurance benefit or provider. Provides that, for the purposes of the requirement that the Chair of the House Committee on Labor and Commerce or Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor refer certain legislation regarding a mandate

HB 2332 Commonwealth Health Reinsurance Program. Introduced by: Mark D. Sickles | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Commonwealth Health Reinsurance Program. Requires the State Corporation Commission to establish, upon approval of a state innovation waiver request pursuant to § 1332 of the Affordable Care Act, a reinsurance program, known as the Commonwealth Health Reinsurance Program (the Program). The purpose of the Program is to stabilize premiums for health benefit plans in the individual market by providing greater affordability for consumers of health insurance in the Commonwealth. The bill provides that the Program is funded through federal funding provided under the state innovation waiver and state appropriations. The bill provides requirements for calculating payments, requesting payments, data submission

By |2021-01-25T11:48:17-05:00January 25th, 2021|Health Care, Insurance|Comments Off on HB 2332 Commonwealth Health Reinsurance Program. Introduced by: Mark D. Sickles | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Commonwealth Health Reinsurance Program. Requires the State Corporation Commission to establish, upon approval of a state innovation waiver request pursuant to § 1332 of the Affordable Care Act, a reinsurance program, known as the Commonwealth Health Reinsurance Program (the Program). The purpose of the Program is to stabilize premiums for health benefit plans in the individual market by providing greater affordability for consumers of health insurance in the Commonwealth. The bill provides that the Program is funded through federal funding provided under the state innovation waiver and state appropriations. The bill provides requirements for calculating payments, requesting payments, data submission

HB 2301 Department of Medical Assistance Services; therapeutic day treatment. Introduced by: Robert B. Bell | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Department of Medical Assistance Services; therapeutic day treatment. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services (the Department) to (i) develop and implement a plan that directs and guides Medicaid managed care organizations’ decisions regarding authorization of school-based therapeutic day tre

By |2021-01-19T11:53:46-05:00January 19th, 2021|Health Care|Comments Off on HB 2301 Department of Medical Assistance Services; therapeutic day treatment. Introduced by: Robert B. Bell | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Department of Medical Assistance Services; therapeutic day treatment. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services (the Department) to (i) develop and implement a plan that directs and guides Medicaid managed care organizations’ decisions regarding authorization of school-based therapeutic day tre

HB 1769 Health care providers, certain; licensure or certification by endorsement. Introduced by: Nicholas J. Freitas | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Certain health care providers; licensure or certification by endorsement. Requires the Board of Medicine to issue a license or certificate by endorsement to an applicant who holds a valid, unrestricted license or certificate under the laws of another state, the District of Columbia, or a United States territory or possession with which the Commonwealth has not established a reciprocal relationship upon endorsement by the appropriate board or other app

By |2021-01-15T12:12:58-05:00January 15th, 2021|A-VIPP, Health Care, Tier #1 SUPPORT|Comments Off on HB 1769 Health care providers, certain; licensure or certification by endorsement. Introduced by: Nicholas J. Freitas | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Certain health care providers; licensure or certification by endorsement. Requires the Board of Medicine to issue a license or certificate by endorsement to an applicant who holds a valid, unrestricted license or certificate under the laws of another state, the District of Columbia, or a United States territory or possession with which the Commonwealth has not established a reciprocal relationship upon endorsement by the appropriate board or other app

SB 1416 Department of Medical Assistance Services; remote patient monitoring. Introduced by: William M. Stanley, Jr. | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Department of Medical Assistance Services; remote patient monitoring; rural and underserved populations. Amends the State Plan for Medical Assistance Services to require the payment of medical assistance for remote patient monitoring services for rural and underserved populations, with the home as an eligible telemedicine originating s

By |2021-01-15T08:28:37-05:00January 14th, 2021|Health Care|Comments Off on SB 1416 Department of Medical Assistance Services; remote patient monitoring. Introduced by: William M. Stanley, Jr. | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Department of Medical Assistance Services; remote patient monitoring; rural and underserved populations. Amends the State Plan for Medical Assistance Services to require the payment of medical assistance for remote patient monitoring services for rural and underserved populations, with the home as an eligible telemedicine originating s

SB 1338 Telemedicine services; remote patient monitoring services. Introduced by: George L. Barker | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Telemedicine services; remote patient monitoring services. Defines “medically necessary” for the purposes of telemedicine services and clarifies the definitions of “remote patient monitoring services” and “telemedicine services.” The Board of Medical Assistance Services is currently require

By |2021-01-14T09:35:41-05:00January 14th, 2021|Health Care|Comments Off on SB 1338 Telemedicine services; remote patient monitoring services. Introduced by: George L. Barker | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Telemedicine services; remote patient monitoring services. Defines “medically necessary” for the purposes of telemedicine services and clarifies the definitions of “remote patient monitoring services” and “telemedicine services.” The Board of Medical Assistance Services is currently require

HB 2251 Emergency Services and Disaster Law; Commissioner of Health; emergency orders and regulations. Introduced by: Dave A. LaRock | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Emergency Services and Disaster Law; Commissioner of Health; emergency orders and regulations; limitations; civil penalty. Provides that neither the Board of Health nor the Commissioner of Health shall make any emergency order or regulation unless, on the basis of the evidence available to the Board, (i) suc

By |2021-01-15T09:20:33-05:00January 13th, 2021|emergency powers, Health Care, Tier #1 SUPPORT|Comments Off on HB 2251 Emergency Services and Disaster Law; Commissioner of Health; emergency orders and regulations. Introduced by: Dave A. LaRock | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Emergency Services and Disaster Law; Commissioner of Health; emergency orders and regulations; limitations; civil penalty. Provides that neither the Board of Health nor the Commissioner of Health shall make any emergency order or regulation unless, on the basis of the evidence available to the Board, (i) suc

HB 2219 Pharmacies; freedom of choice. Introduced by: M. Keith Hodges | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Pharmacies; freedom of choice. Requires that no carrier, health maintenance organization, or pharmacy benefits manager shall prohibit a covered individual from selecting the pharmacy of his choice to furnish retail, mail order, or specialty pharmaceutical benefits under the covered individual’s policy. The

By |2021-01-13T18:16:54-05:00January 13th, 2021|Rx|Comments Off on HB 2219 Pharmacies; freedom of choice. Introduced by: M. Keith Hodges | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Pharmacies; freedom of choice. Requires that no carrier, health maintenance organization, or pharmacy benefits manager shall prohibit a covered individual from selecting the pharmacy of his choice to furnish retail, mail order, or specialty pharmaceutical benefits under the covered individual’s policy. The