SB 538-1_ Filed 03/29/2005, 16:03


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COMMITTEE REPORT


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MR. SPEAKER:
    Your Committee on       Public Health     , to which was referred       Senate Bill 538     , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 11; (05)AM053801.1. -->     Page 1, between lines 11 and 12, begin a new line block indented and insert:
        " (4) Not later than July 15, 2005, a program consistent with federal guidelines to partially reimburse the state department of health and the local health departments that provide case management and environmental investigation services for lead poisoned children who are on Medicaid.".
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SOURCE: IC 16-41-39.4-5; (05)AM053801.7. -->     "SECTION 7. IC 16-41-39.4-5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 5. (a) The state department shall, in cooperation with other state agencies, collect data under this chapter and, before March 15 of each year, report the results to the general assembly for the previous calender year. A copy of the report shall be transmitted in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6

to the executive director of the legislative services agency for distribution to the members of the general assembly.
    (b) The report transmitted under subsection (a) must include for each county the following information concerning children who are less than seven (7) years of age:
        (1) The number of children who received a blood lead test.
        (2) The number of children who had a blood test result of at least ten (10) micrograms of lead per deciliter of blood.
        (3) The number of children identified under subdivision (2) who received a blood test to confirm that they had lead poisoning.
        (4) The number of children identified under subdivision (3) who had lead poisoning.
        (5) The number of children identified under subdivision (4) who had a blood test result of less than ten (10) micrograms of lead per deciliter of blood.
        (6) The average number of days taken to confirm a blood lead test.
        (7) The number of risk assessments performed for children identified under subdivision (4) and the average number of days taken to perform the risk assessment.
        (8) The number of housing units in which risk assessments performed under subdivision (7) documented lead hazards as defined by 40 CFR 745.
        (9) The number of housing units identified under subdivision (8) that were covered by orders issued under IC 13-14-10-2 or by another governmental authority to eliminate lead hazards.
        (10) The number of housing units identified under subdivision (9) for which lead hazards have been eliminated within thirty (30) days, three (3) months, and six (6) months.

SOURCE: ; (05)AM053801.8. -->     SECTION 8. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005] (a) If a Medicaid waiver is required to implement IC 12-15-12-20(4), the office of Medicaid policy and planning shall apply to the United States
Department of Health and Human Services for approval of a waiver not later than July 15, 2005.
    (b) This SECTION expires August 1, 2005.
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    (Reference is to SB 538 as reprinted February 15, 2005.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

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Representative Becker


AM053801/DI 77    2005