This Week in Health Care

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

To provide feedback, or for more information about these issues or Stateside Associates' Health Care Practice, please contact Robert Holden at (703) 525-7466 or rah@stateside.com.

OHIO

The Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee will hold a hearing on May 6 regarding Ohio HB 6 which would authorize pharmacists and podiatrists to administer the COVID-19 vaccine and waives requirements for nurses during the peacetime emergency.
Contact: Ryann Woods

 

MAINE

The Joint Health Coverage, Insurance, and Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing on May 6 regarding Maine LD 333 which would make changes to the provisions governing health insurance coverage of telehealth services.
Contact: Ryann Woods

 

NEVADA

The Assembly Health and Human Services Committee will hold a hearing on May 7 regarding Nevada SB 5 which would amend Nevada Revised Statutes to establish a data dashboard containing information on access to telehealth and prohibit payers from denying coverage for telehealth services.
Contact: Megan Friebe

 

MASSACHUSETTS

The Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services proposed amendments which would update the rule governing Medicaid coverage for chronic maintenance dialysis treatments and home dialysis supplies. A public hearing is scheduled for May 7 and comments are due the day of the hearing.
Contact: Meghan Monahan

 

NEW JERSEY

The New Jersey State Board of Dentistry proposed new rules related to Telemedicine and Tele-dentistry in New Jersey. The rules impact dental professionals including dentists and dental hygienists. Comments are due by May 14. A hearing has not been scheduled.
Contact. Radha Inguva


GROUPS

There are no groups events this week.