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CS/HB 843: Health Care

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Rodriguez, A.M. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Grant, M. ; Leek

Health Care ; Establishing the Dental Student Loan Repayment Program to support dentists who practice in public health programs located in certain underserved areas; requiring the Department of Health to establish the Donated Dental Services Program to provide comprehensive dental care to certain eligible individuals; requiring a hospital to notify a patient's primary care provider within a specified timeframe after the patient's admission; requiring a licensed facility, upon placing a patient on observation status, to immediately notify the patient of such status using a specified form; prohibiting certain health maintenance organizations from employing step-therapy protocols under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 4/29/2019 House - Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1008
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/14/2019 House • Filed
2/20/2019 House • Referred to Health Market Reform Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 88
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 88
• On Committee agenda-- Health Market Reform Subcommittee, 03/07/19, 9:00 am, Mashburn Hall
3/7/2019 House • Favorable by Health Market Reform Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 364
• Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 364
3/22/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/26/19, 12:00 pm, Sumner Hall
3/26/2019 House • Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -HJ 537
3/27/2019 House • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 537
4/1/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 04/03/19, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
4/3/2019 House • CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 584
4/4/2019 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 582
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/10/19
• CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 580
4/10/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 609
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/11/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 648
• CS passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 648
4/18/2019 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Health Policy; Rules -SJ 398
4/22/2019 Senate • Received -SJ 397
4/26/2019 Senate • Withdrawn from Health Policy; Rules -SJ 560
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/SB 7078 -SJ 561
• Read 2nd time -SJ 561
• Amendment(s) adopted (565298) -SJ 567
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/29/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 585
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 585
4/29/2019 House • In returning messages
• Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (565298) -HJ 1002, 1008
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 1008
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1008