This Week in Health Care

Every Wednesday, Stateside Associates selects health care-related state and local events to highlight in This Week in Health Care.

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The Board of Pharmacy will hold a public hearing and accept comments until September 17 regarding proposed amendments to the rule concerning the distribution of drugs by outlet pharmacies, as well as updating pharmacists' and physician assistants' scope of practice. Contact Mitchell Sobolevsky


The Senate Committee on Health Policy and Human Services will hold a public hearing September 17 regarding HB 5178, which amends the Mental Health Code to require the Department of Health and Human Services to establish and oversee a uniform community mental health services credentialing program. Contact Brittany Hallak


The House Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services Committee will hold a Committee work session September 18 regarding HB 1386, which sets up employment protections for qualified patients of the State's therapeutic cannabis program. Contact Brittany Hallak


The Health Authority will hold a public hearing September 16 and accept comments until September 21 regarding proposed amendments to rules related to authorized practitioners for home health plan of care. Contact Madison Hetzner


The Health Care Authority will hold a hearing and accept comments until September 22 regarding proposed rule amendments addressing qualifications for Medicaid managed care organizations. Contact Lucas Childers


There are no groups events to report.