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 Assembly Health Committee will hold a public hearing June 25 regarding SB 260, which requires the State Health Benefit Exchange to automatically enroll an individual in the lowest cost silver health plan available upon receiving the individual's electronic account, or upon receiving information from the State Department of Health Care Services regarding an individual terminated from the department-administered health coverage after the individual is deemed ineligible for Medicaid. Contact Kyle Perigard


The House Economic Development, Banking, Insurance and Commerce Committee will hold a public hearing June 19 regarding HB 216, which allows a pharmacist or pharmacy to decline to dispense a prescription drug or provide services to an insured individual if the reimbursement amount by the insurer is less than the pharmacy acquisition cost. Contact Jermaine Collins


The Board of Nursing will accept comments until June 24 regarding proposed amendments to a rule concerning the controlled substances formulary. Contact Becky Lukaesko


The Department of Insurance will hold a public hearing and accept comments until June 20 regarding proposed amendments to its regulations regarding coverage of prescription drugs through a drug formulary. Contact Nick Colombo


The Board of Pharmacy will accept comments until June 21 regarding drafted amendments to its regulations governing the operation of nuclear pharmacies. Contact Nick Colombo

There are no groups events to report. 

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