Every Wednesday, Stateside Associates selects some health care-related state and local events to highlight in This Week in Health Care.
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The National Association of Insurance Commissioners will hold its Fall National Meeting November 19-22 in National Harbor, Maryland. The meeting will feature a convention of the Health Actuarial Task Force and the Health Insurance and Managed Care Committee. Robert Holden at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Department of Health and Human Services will hold a meeting November 20 to discuss amendments to the preferred drug list. Stefanie Frank at email@example.com
The Behavioral Health Partnership Oversight Council will meet November 18 to discuss proposed reductions in behavioral health funding to services as well as the Council’s goals and objectives for the 2015-2016 Fiscal Year. Allison Rollins at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Council on Medical Assistance Program Oversight’s Care Management Committee will meet November 18 to continue its discussion on the Medicaid Quality Improvement and Shared Savings Program. Allison Rollins at email@example.com
The Medicaid Rates for Home Health Care Working Group will meet November 23 to continue its discussion on Home Health Medicaid Reimbursement. Allison Rollins at firstname.lastname@example.org
The House Select Committee on Affordable Healthcare Access will meet November 19 to discuss H.B. 437, which regards criteria for certificate of need, exemptions for licensed facilities and the Agency for Health Care Administration’s review standards for licensure requirements. Zeynab Abdul at email@example.com
The Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling will accept comments until November 23 on proposed amendments to a rule concerning approved continuing education courses for supervisory training. Becky Lukaesko at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Department of Public Health and Human Services will hold a public hearing November 19 on proposed amendments to rules concerning Medicaid provider fee schedules. Becky Lukaesko at email@example.com
The Department of Health and Human Services will hold a public hearing November 20 to discuss the repeal of certificate of need rules. Stefanie Frank at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee will meet November 23 to receive a report from the Department of Health and Human Services on the Controlled Substances Reporting System. Isabella DeBono at email@example.com
The Exchange Advisory Board will hold a meeting November 23 to discuss Health Benefit Exchange updates and other health care implementation issues. Janet Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Senate Health Care Committee will hold a work session November 19 to discuss telemedicine and opioid use. Zack Cairns at email@example.com
The Health Care Oversight, Joint Select Committee will hold a work session November 19 to provide updates on the Health Benefit Exchange, pharmacy benefit managers and prescription drug costs. Zack Cairns at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Interim Committee will meet November 18 to discuss the Occupational Therapists Practice Act and a working draft regarding the regulation of maximum allowable cost pricing and pharmacy benefit managers. Allison Rollins at email@example.com