HB 1277-1_ Filed 02/17/2010, 13:40

COMMITTEE REPORT




MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services, to which was referred House Bill No. 1277, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

    Delete the title and insert the following:
    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning human services.

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (10)AM127703.1. -->     Page 1, delete lines 1 through 17, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: ; (10)AM127703.1. -->     "SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010] (a) As used in this SECTION, "commission" refers to the select joint commission on Medicaid oversight established by IC 2-5-26-3.
    (b) The Indiana Minority Health Coalition shall report to the commission during the 2010 interim concerning minority health disparities.
    (c) The Indiana board of pharmacy shall report to the commission during the 2010 interim concerning the feasibility and cost of requiring pharmacies to print prescription labels in foreign languages. The pharmacy board shall also report the number of foreign languages, if any, that the board would recommend to be required to be printed on a prescription drug label.
    (d) The director of the office of Medicaid policy and planning shall report to the commission during the 2010 interim concerning the information currently collected by the office or a contractor of the office in the Medicaid program concerning the following:
        (1) Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measurements.
        (2) Minority status.
The director shall also report any future plans the office may have to collect additional information described in this subsection.
    (e) This SECTION expires December 31, 2010.
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    Delete pages 2 through 7.
    (Reference is to HB 1277 as reprinted February 2, 2010.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass .

Committee Vote: Yeas 8, Nays 0.

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Senator Miller, Chairperson


AM 127703/DI 104    2010