This Week in Health CareSM, January 17, 2018
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 Agency for Health Care Administration will hold a public hearing January 17 regarding proposed amendments to a rule concerning the prescribed drugs reimbursement methodology. Becky Lukaesko at email@example.com
The Senate Committee on Civil Law will hold a public hearing January 18 regarding S.B. 339, which requires a pharmacy and pharmacist to sell or dispense a schedule II drug in a lockable vial and to bill the drug manufacturer for the cost of the vial. Andrew O’Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Department of Health will accept comments until January 22 regarding proposed amendments to telehealth services regulations. Amy Cole at email@example.com
The Department of Health and Human Services will hold a public hearing January 19 regarding proposed rules related to medicaid home and community-based waiver services for persons with developmental disabilities. Madison Hetzner at firstname.lastname@example.org
The House Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs Committee will hold a public hearing January 23 regarding H.B. 1574, which requires health care providers to require patients to sign a disclosure form informing the patient that taking opioid drugs could possibly lead to addiction and that such drugs should only be taken if pain is severe. Thomas Waldrop at email@example.com
The Department of Health will hold a board meeting January 23 regarding the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. Madison Hetzner at firstname.lastname@example.org
The House Health Care and Wellness Committee will hold a public hearing January 19 regarding H.B. 2501, which requires that, by January 1, 2020, the prescription monitoring program database be compatible with all federally certified electronic health record technologies. Andrew O’Connor at email@example.com