This Week in Health CareSM, October 19, 2016
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 Board of Pharmacy will accept comments until October 24 regarding proposed amendments to a rule concerning special sterile compounding permits. Becky Lukaesko at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Joint Committee on Health will meet October 20 to discuss the state of children’s dental health in Hawaii. The Department of Health is scheduled to testify to discuss their oral health initiatives and to learn how telehealth and virtual dentistry can be used to reach underserved populations. Arielle Woodmore at email@example.com
The Board of Pharmacy will accept comments until October 25 regarding proposed amendments to telepharmacy rules. Chris Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org
The House Commerce and Consumer Affairs Committee will hold a public hearing October 19 regarding S.B. 432, which requires providers of medical services, who receive payment from a third party, to provide patients and the third party with an itemized statement. Allison Rollins at email@example.com
The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Services Committee will hold a public hearing October 20 regarding S.B. 2419, which requires health care professionals with and without the authority to prescribe opioid medications to complete one continuing education credit regarding topics that include responsible prescribing practices, alternatives to opioids for managing and treating pain, and the risks and sign of opioid abuse, addiction and diversion. Allison Rollins at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Department of Social Services will hold a public hearing October 21 regarding proposed rules concerning substance abuse disorders and mental health. Becky Lukaesko at email@example.com
The Health Services and Development Agency will hold a public hearing October 24 regarding proposed permanent amendments to rules concerning the certificate of need program. Becky Lukaesko at firstname.lastname@example.org
The State Board of Pharmacy will accept comments until October 25 regarding proposed amendments to rules concerning controlled substances. Melissa Martin at email@example.com