School-based health services; Bd. of MAS to amend state plan for services to provide for payment. (SB1307)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Department of Medical Assistance Services; school-based health services; telemedicine. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to amend the state plan for medical assistance services to provide for payment of medical assistance for health care services provided in any public or private primary or secondary school, regardless of whether the student receiving care has an individualized education program or whether the health care service is included in a student's individualized education program. The bill requires that covered services include applied behavior analysis, preventive health care, behavioral health care, diagnostic care including routine screenings, and acute care services and that services may be provided in person or through telemedicine. The bill also requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to provide technical assistance to the Department of Education and local school divisions to facilitate their understanding of and compliance with federal ordering, referring, and prescribing (ORP) provider screening and enrollment requirements. Read the Bill »

Status

01/22/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102675D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/22/2021Assigned Education sub: Health

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Education and Health’s Higher Education subcommittee on 01/26/2021. It meets on Thursdays, 3rd Floor West.

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