School Nurse Reform Bill

SB 793 School Nurses Reform

Primary Sponsors: Sen. Jeff Tarte (R-Mecklenburg), Sen. Chuck Edwards (R-Buncombe), Sen. Joyce Waddell (R-Mecklenburg)

Bill Movement

This bill was filed on May 31, 2018.

Bill Summary 

This bill would direct the State Board of Education to recommend a school nurse staffing standard and develop an implementation plan to meet that standard by 2020. The bill would direct DHHS and DPI to develop a plan to consolidate certain school based nursing funding programs. This would also require DHHS to examine Medicaid reimbursement for school based nursing services documented by  504 plans and health plans.


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