HB 1462

  • Indiana House Bill
  • 2023 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • Passed House Feb 23, 2023
  • Senate
  • Governor

Health matters.


Amends the requirements for a physician to provide office based opioid treatment. Requires an emergency department to annually submit to the Indiana department of health a substance use disorder treatment plan (plan) to initiate interventions with patients who have a substance use related emergency department visit. Requires the plan to provide an overall analysis and evaluation of the emergency department's ability to implement specified provisions. Provides that the services provided to a patient under a substance use disorder treatment plan provided to the department are considered to be medically necessary and reimbursable. Provides that the office of the secretary of family and social services shall require managed care organizations to consider services provided to an individual under a substance use disorder treatment plan as medically necessary in both an inpatient facility of a hospital and an emergency department. Removes the expiration of the laws concerning maternal mortality review. Provides that a practitioner is not required to obtain information about a patient from the Indiana scheduled prescription electronic collection and tracking program (INSPECT) data base or through the patient's integrated health record before prescribing certain medications if the patient is enrolled in a hospice program.

Bill Sponsors (10)



Apr 04, 2023


Representative McNamara added as coauthor


Representative Olthoff removed as coauthor

Mar 09, 2023


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

  • Committee-Passage
  • Referral-Committee


Senators Charbonneau, Becker, Bohacek added as cosponsors

Mar 06, 2023


First reading: referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services

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

Feb 24, 2023


Referred to the Senate

Feb 23, 2023


Third reading: passed; Roll Call 222: yeas 94, nays 0


Senate sponsors: Senators Crider and Johnson


Senator Busch added as third sponsor

Feb 22, 2023


Amendment #1 (Barrett) prevailed; voice vote


Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed

Feb 20, 2023


Committee report: amend do pass, adopted

Jan 19, 2023


Representative Steuerwald added as coauthor

Jan 17, 2023


Coauthored by Representative Olthoff


First reading: referred to Committee on Public Health

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
public health


Representative Andrade M added as coauthor


Authored by Representative Vermilion

Bill Text

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

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: HB1462.04.COMS.FN001 PDF


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