HOUSE BILL No. 1328
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 12-17-20.
Synopsis: School health care clinic pilot project. Requires the office
of the secretary of family and social services to develop and implement
a pilot project to establish a health care clinic located in an elementary
school or high school to provide health care to students and the
students' families. Allows the office of the secretary to contract with a
vendor to administer the clinic. Requires the office of the secretary to
report to the health finance commission concerning the pilot project.
Effective: July 1, 2013.
January 17, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.
First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1328
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 12-17-20; (13)IN1328.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 12-17-20 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2013]:
Chapter 20. School Health Care Clinic Pilot Project
Sec. 1. (a) The office of the secretary of family and social
services shall develop and implement a pilot project to establish a
health care clinic to be located in an elementary school (as defined
in IC 20-18-2-4) or a high school (as defined in IC 20-18-2-7) for
the purpose of providing preventative and acute care health care
services to students and the students' family members on the school
(b) The office of the secretary may choose the location for the
pilot project based on bids received by providers described in
subsection (c) to administer the health care clinic.
(c) The office of the secretary may contract with an outside
vendor, including a state university, hospital, or other health care
provider, to run the health care clinic described in subsection (a).
Sec. 2. Before October 1, 2013, the office of the secretary shall
report to the health finance commission established by IC 2-5-23-3
on the implementation of this chapter.
Sec. 3. The office of the secretary may adopt rules under
IC 4-22-2 necessary to implement this chapter.