Informational Hearing - No action will be taken on HF 1152 (Daniels) Home care employee work group established to review and make recommendations on vaccinating and screening home care employees, and money appropriated.
Additional bills added: HFs 1543, 1443, 1341, 1277, 1272, 1199, 1012, 960, 778, 1790, 1853, 1073, 1063. Amendment deadline for the additional bills added is 2 pm. Added bills will be taken up during the evening hearing.
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(Kiel) - Rural mental health professionals, public health nurses, dental therapists, and advanced dental therapists added to the health professional education loan forgiveness program; and money appropriated.
(Kiel) - Legislative Health Care Workforce Commission investment priorities implemented; advanced practice registered nurse, physician assistant, mental health professional, and primary care residency training grant programs established; health profession student preceptors and medical resident preceptors incentive payment provided; and money appropriated.
(Baker) - Long-term care workforce needs provided, employee scholarships and loan forgiveness provided, health related licensing board authority to discipline health professionals for defaulting on loan or service obligations eliminated, nursing facility rate provisions modified, and money appropriated.
(Franson) - Nursing facility employee scholarship costs modified, list of health professionals eligible for the health professional education loan forgiveness program modified, and money appropriated.
(Daniels) - Home care employee work group established to review and make recommendations on vaccinating and screening home care employees, and money appropriated.
(Schomacker) - Statewide advance care planning resource organization grant awarded, and money appropriated.
(Gruenhagen) - Isuroon funding provided, and money appropriated.
(Mack) - Public assistance program treatment of income simplified; and reporting income, changes, overpayment, and underpayment requirements simplified.
(Pierson) - Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Services Division funding provided; services for people who are deaf, deafblind, or hard-of-hearing funding provided; and money appropriated.
(Gruenhagen) - International Medical Graduates Council created, and money appropriated.
(Mack) - Correction orders and conditional licenses provided for home and community based service programs, and settlement agreements provided.
(Pierson) - Residential asleep-overnight staff base wage increased, ICF/DD payment rates increased to defray costs resulting from minimum wage increases.
(Dean) - Home and community based setting residency ratio restrictions modified.
(Mack) - Social Work Board licensing provisions changed.
(Pierson) - Early dental prevention statewide initiative established, dental operatory expansion grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
(Mack) - Human services commissioner required to seek an amendment to the budget methodology for consumer-directed community support.
(Backer) - Critical access hospital new payment rates set, and new payment methodology required for disproportionate share hospital payments.
(Backer) - Community first services and supports program modified.
(Backer) - Mental health peer specialist training and outreach provided; clubhouse program service medical assistance coverage established; report required; funding provided for intensive community rehabilitation services, suicide prevention, intensive treatment for adolescents and young adults, and housing for individuals with mental illness; and money appropriated.