2008 Keyword - Health Care

HB 1052define an inpatient hospice and residential hospice as a health care facility. 
HB 1072revise the intent of the appointments of panels for voluntary review of certain first level health care decisions. 
HB 1115continue to appropriate funds to provide cochlear implants to certain children. 
HB 1152provide for diabetes management and treatment in schools. 
HB 1155provide for the practice and regulation of licensed midwives. 
HB 1193require abortion facilities to offer sonograms to pregnant women under certain circumstances. 
HB 1318provide options for those who elect continuation of health insurance. 
SB 34allow certified nurse midwives to attend out-of-hospital births under certain circumstances. 
SB 36revise the discount medical plan organization's renewal period requirements. 
SB 38revise certain provisions relating to the consideration of assets for the purpose of long-term care eligibility. 
SB 89direct the State-Tribal Relations Committee to hold hearings on certain issues related to Native American health care. 
SB 112revise eligibility requirements for continuation of health care coverage. 
SB 113exempt certain individual health benefit plans from certain premium rating requirements. 
SB 114allow for risk pool eligibility and rate flexibility for certain health insurance conversion plans. 
SB 129revise the grounds for which continuation or conversion is not required for group health policies. 
SB 130provide for a property tax levy to fund the health insurance benefits of school district employees and to create a school district health insurance fund. 
SB 132clarify provisions regarding the continuation of coverage after an employer ceases business operations. 
SB 137identify medical expenses recoverable in personal injury actions. 
SB 200establish a statewide trauma system. 

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