HB 1169

  • Indiana House Bill
  • 2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • Passed House Jan 25, 2022
  • Passed Senate Mar 01, 2022
  • Signed by Governor Mar 15, 2022

Health matters.

Abstract

Prohibits certain health insurance plans from requiring authorization for covered early intervention services under an individualized family service plan signed by an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) or a physician assistant (PA). Changes the composition and duties of the division of disability and rehabilitative services advisory council. Repeals and relocates laws concerning: (1) rules regulating the sanitary operation of tattoo parlors and body piercing facilities; (2) allowing the executive board of the state department of health (board) to adopt rules on behalf of the state department of health (department); (3) allowing the board to adopt emergency rules; (4) sanitation of public buildings and institutions; and (5) authority to adopt rules concerning the federal Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments. Repeals laws concerning: (1) safety guidelines for children during bad weather conditions; (2) automated external defibrillator rules in health clubs; (3) requiring the state health commissioner (commissioner) to comment on certain rules; (4) fees for serological tests; (5) the administrative unit for special institutions; (6) protection and regulation of department property; and (7) the registry of blind persons. Removes intemperance as a reason to remove a local health officer. Specifies that the department may request the office of administrative law proceedings to designate a person to administer a proceeding. Requires the department to provide facilities and disseminate information to the public concerning oral public health. Allows the department to have a designee to maintain a 24 hour poisons answering service. Adds information on prenatal care to the department's telephone information service concerning children with long term health care needs. Changes the reference from "illegal drug use" to "substance abuse disorder" for purposes of partnership and joint ventures with the department. Requires the department to employ a licensed physician as the chief medical officer. Allows the chief medical officer to perform the functions of the commissioner when the commissioner is not available. Specifies that the state health laboratory (laboratory) must be used to support public health. Changes the title of the person who manages the laboratory. Removes certain requirements concerning the appointment of the laboratory director and chemist. Removes a requirement that a director must report to the commissioner. Requires holders of a certificate of public advantage to pay for reasonable charges incurred by the department. Provides that home health agencies may enter into cooperative agreements to carry out the following activities for the Hoosier Care Connect program: (1) To form and operate, either directly or indirectly, one or more networks of home health agencies to arrange for the provision of health care services through such networks. (2) To contract, either directly or through such networks, with the office of the secretary of family and social services, or the office's contractors, to provide: (A) services to Medicaid beneficiaries; and (B) health care services in an efficient and cost effective manner on a prepaid, capitation, or other reimbursement basis. (3) To undertake other managed health care activities. Provides that a home health agency may authorize an association, corporation, or other person to undertake or effectuate any of these activities. Requires the secretary of family and social services to oversee and supervise these activities. Changes the requirement that the department "shall" to "may" use information compiled by a public or private entity to the greatest extent possible to develop a chronic disease registry. Allows the department to issue a certificate of free sale to a business that meets certain requirements. Amends the definition of "person" for purposes of the state health improvement plan and grant program. Amends the definition of "deaf or hard of hearing" for purposes of the laws governing language development for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Changes the membership on the Indiana board of pharmacy. Removes the requirement that a qualifying pharmacist is responsible for the legal operations of a pharmacy. Amends references to certain pharmacy school accreditation organizations. Specifies responsibilities of pharmacists concerning duties previously responsible by a qualifying pharmacist. Allows a qualified pharmacy technician to administer immunizations delegated by the pharmacist. (Current law allows pharmacy technicians to administer influenza and coronavirus disease immunizations.) Amends requirements for remote pharmacies. Adds an exception to the definition of "wholesale distribution" for prescription drugs. Authorizes an APRN to sign an order or referral for physical therapy. Requires a health insurance plan to provide coverage for diabetes self-management training ordered by an APRN or PA. Provides that a county coroner may not certify the cause of death for certain infants as a sudden unexplained infant death until a comprehensive death investigation is performed. Makes conforming changes.

Bill Sponsors (8)

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Actions


Mar 15, 2022

Office of the Governor

Signed by the Governor

House

Public Law 143

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

Mar 09, 2022

House

Signed by the Speaker

Senate

Signed by the President Pro Tempore

Mar 08, 2022

Senate

Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 349: yeas 49, nays 1

House

Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the House; Roll Call 360: yeas 75, nays 17

Mar 07, 2022

Senate

CCR # 1 filed in the Senate

House

CCR # 1 filed in the House

Mar 02, 2022

Senate

Senate advisors appointed: Charbonneau and Breaux

Senate

Returned to the House with amendments

House

Motion to dissent filed

House

House dissented from Senate amendments

House

House conferees appointed: Clere and Fleming

House

House advisors appointed: Davisson J., Barrett and Shackleford

Senate

Senate conferees appointed: Crider and Yoder

Mar 01, 2022

Senate

Third reading: passed; Roll Call 292: yeas 41, nays 3

Feb 28, 2022

Senate

Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed

Senate

Amendment #2 (Crider) prevailed; voice vote

Feb 24, 2022

Senate

Committee report: amend do pass, adopted

Feb 17, 2022

Senate

Committee report: do pass adopted; reassigned to Committee on Appropriations

  • Committee-Passage
  • Referral-Committee
appropriations

Feb 02, 2022

Senate

First reading: referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
health and provider services

Jan 26, 2022

House

Referred to the Senate

Jan 25, 2022

House

Third reading: passed; Roll Call 100: yeas 90, nays 0

House

Senate sponsors: Senators Crider, Charbonneau, Busch

House

Cosponsor: Senator Breaux

Jan 24, 2022

House

Amendment #1 (Clere) prevailed; voice vote

House

Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed

Jan 20, 2022

House

Committee report: do pass, adopted

Jan 13, 2022

House

Committee report: amend do pass, adopted

House

Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means pursuant to House Rule 127

  • Referral-Committee
ways and means pursuant to house rule 127

Jan 06, 2022

House

Authored by Representative Clere

House

First reading: referred to Committee on Public Health

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
public health

House

Coauthored by Representatives Barrett, Lehman, Fleming

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced House Bill (H) PDF
House Bill (H) PDF
House Bill (H) PDF
Engrossed House Bill (H) PDF
House Bill (S) PDF
House Bill (S) PDF
Engrossed House Bill (S) PDF
Enrolled House Bill (H) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: HB1169.08.ENRS.FN001 PDF

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