Posts by Sue Ann Forrest

  • HB 277 Transformed into Naturopathic Medicine Study Bill

    HB 277 Transformed into Naturopathic Medicine Study Bill

      *June 22, 2017 Update* This bill was transformed into a Naturopathic Study Bill in the Senate Health Care Committee on June 22, 2017. The new version of the bill […]

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  • Regulate Massage & Bodywork Therapy

    HB 451 – Regulate Massage & Bodwork Estmts. Primary Sponsors: Rep. Allen McNeil (R- Moore), Rep. Bert Jones (R-Caswell), Rep. Rena Turner (R-Iredell), Rep. Pat Hurley (R-Randolph) House: This bill […]

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  • Eyeglasses Bill Changed to Medicaid PHP Bill

    Eyeglasses Bill Changed to Medicaid PHP Bill

    HB 156 – Eyeglasses Exempt From Medicaid Capitation Primary Sponsors: Rep. Allen McNeil (R – Moore), Rep. Donny Lambeth (R – Forsyth), Rep. Josh Dobson (R – Avery), Rep. William Brisson (D – Sampson) […]

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  • LEO Managed Oil Drop Box

    LEO Managed Oil Drop Box

    SB 124 – LEO Managed Oil Drop Box Primary Sponsors: Sen. Don Davis (D – Pitt),  Sen. Ralph Hise (D – Madison) This bill is an extension of SL 2015-154 […]

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  • Music Therapy

    Music Therapy

    HB 192 -Establish Music Therapy Act Primary Sponsors: Rep. Harry Warren (R-Rowan), Rep. Hugh Blackwell (R-Burke), Rep. Kevin Corbin (R – Cherokee), Rep. Linda Hunt Williams (R-Wake) This bill defines a […]

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  • Dental Plan Disclosures

    Dental Plan Disclosures

    HB 140 – Dental Plans Provider Contracts/Transparency Primary Sponsor: Rep. Bert Jones (R – Caswell) This bill would require a health plan to disclose fee schedules, claims and reimbursement policies when writing […]

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  • Behavioral Health and Medicaid Modifications

    Behavioral Health and Medicaid Modifications

    HB 403 – Behavioral Health and Medicaid Modifications Primary Sponsors: Rep. Nelson Dollar (R-Wake), Rep. Donny Lambeth (R- Forsyth), Rep. Josh Dobson (R-Avery), Rep. Donna White (R-Johnston) *June 15, 2017 […]

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  • Occupational Therapy – Patient Choice

    Occupational Therapy – Patient Choice

    HB 208 -Occupational Therapy/Choice of Provider Primary Sponsors: Rep. Hugh Blackwell (R- Burke), Rep. Greg Murphy (R- Pitt), Rep. Mitchell Setzer (R – Catawba), Rep. Pat Hurley (R-Craven) This bill […]

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  • Overview of the Senate Budget

    Overview of the Senate Budget

    Overview of the Senate Budget SB 257 – Appropriations Act of 2017 Primary Sponsors: Sen. Harry Brown (R-Jones), Sen. Cathy Harrington (R-Gaston), Sen. Brent Jackson (R-Duplin) Medicaid Overview: Funds for Medicaid Management […]

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  • Health Care Sharing Expenses Deduction

    Health Care Sharing Expenses Deduction

    HB 295 – Health Care Sharing Expenses Deduction Primary Sponsors: Rep. Susan Matin (R – Wilson), Rep. Josh Dobson (R – McDowell) This bill would treat health care sharing expenses […]

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