Legislature(2019 - 2020)CAPITOL 106

03/28/2019 03:00 PM HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES

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03:02:25 PM Start
03:03:00 PM Presentation: Alaska Children's Justice Act Task Force
03:55:39 PM HB22
04:00:53 PM HB29
04:03:52 PM HB97
04:16:17 PM HB86
04:38:19 PM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+ Presentation: Children's Justice Act Task Force TELECONFERENCED
+= HB 22 EXTEND SUICIDE PREVENTION COUNCIL TELECONFERENCED
Moved HB 22 Out of Committee
+= HB 29 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR TELEHEALTH TELECONFERENCED
Moved HB 29 Out of Committee
+= HB 97 TELEHEALTH: PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS; DRUGS TELECONFERENCED
Moved CSHB 97(HSS) Out of Committee
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
*+ HB 86 MENTAL HEALTH HOSPITAL: CONTRACTS/BIDS TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
<Bill Hearing Rescheduled from 3/26/19>
            HB 29-INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR TELEHEALTH                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
4:00:53 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CO-CHAIR  SPOHNHOLZ announced  that  the next  order of  business                                                               
would  be  HOUSE BILL  NO.  29,  "An  Act relating  to  insurance                                                               
coverage for benefits provided  through telehealth; and providing                                                               
for an effective date."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
4:00:58 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
BERNICE  NESBIT,  Staff,  Representative  Ivy  Spohnholz,  Alaska                                                               
State Legislature,  paraphrased from  the Sectional  Analysis for                                                               
HB 29 [Included in members' packets], which read:                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     Section 1.                                                                                                             
       AS 21.42.422 has been amended to require insurance                                                                       
    coverage   for   health   benefits   provided   through                                                                     
     telehealth technology.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Section 2.                                                                                                             
     AS 21.42.422  is a new  subsection that  defines health                                                                    
     care insurer  as a person  transacting the  business of                                                                    
     health   care  insurance   except   for  a   nonfederal                                                                    
     governmental  plan.  It  also adds  the  definition  of                                                                    
     telehealth  under  47.05.270(e)   as  the  practice  of                                                                    
     health    care    delivery,   evaluation,    diagnosis,                                                                    
     consultation,  or  treatment,  using  the  transfer  of                                                                    
     health  care  data  through   audio,  visual,  or  data                                                                    
     communications,  performed over  two or  more locations                                                                    
     between  providers who  are  physically separated  from                                                                    
     the recipient or from each  other or between a provider                                                                    
     and a recipient who  are physically separated from each                                                                    
     other.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Section 3                                                                                                              
     The  changes  to Section  1  of  this bill  applies  to                                                                    
     health care  insurance plans that are  offered, issued,                                                                    
     delivered, or renewed on or after the effective date.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     Section 4                                                                                                              
     The effective  date is July  1, 2020. As  a preliminary                                                                    
     matter, note that a sectional  summary of a bill should                                                                    
     not  be considered  an authoritative  interpretation of                                                                    
     the bill  -- the bill  itself is the best  statement of                                                                    
     its contents.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
4:01:55 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE DRUMMOND  moved to report  HB 29 out  of committee                                                               
with  individual  recommendations  and  the  accompanying  fiscal                                                               
notes.  There being no objection,  HB 29 was moved from the House                                                               
Health and Social Services Standing Committee.                                                                                  

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
HB022 Supporting Document-Letter of Support from American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - Alaska Chapter 03.07.19.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 22
HB022 Supporting Document-Letter of Support from Suicide Prevention Council 2.25.19.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 22
HB022 Fiscal Note DHSS-SPC-3.22.2019.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 22
HB022 Supporting Document-Letter of Support from NAMI Alaska 3.6.19.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 22
HB022 Sponsor Statement 03.15.19.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 22
HB022 Supporting Document Legislative Audit of Suicide Prevention Council 3.6.2019.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 22
HB022 Supporting Document-Letter of Support from Sally Donaldson 2.25.19.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 22
HB022 Supporting Document--Letter of Support from ALPHA.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 22
HB022 Supporting Document-Letter of Support- Governor's Council on Diabilities & Special Education 3.26.19.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 22
HB022 Supporting Documents-Letter of Support AFN 3.22.19.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 22
HB029 Sectional Analysis ver A 2.25.19.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 29
HB029 Sponsor Statement 2.25.19.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 29
HB029 Supporting Document-Letter of Support 2.25.19.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 29
HB029 Fiscal Note DCCED-DOI 3.22.2019.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 29
HB029 Letter of Support Moda Health 03.25.2019.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 29
HB029 Presentation 03.25.2019.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 29
HB029 Letter of Support ACoA 03.25.2019.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 29
HB0097 Supporting Document AK State Medical Bd Roster.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HL&C 4/15/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 97
HB0097 Supporting Document AAPA general overview.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HL&C 4/15/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 97
HB0097 Supporting Document AK State Medical Bd PA scope of practice.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HL&C 4/15/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 97
HB0097 Supporting Document DEA Drug Schedules.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HL&C 4/15/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 97
HB0097 Supporting Document HRSA -HPSA Underserved Primary Care Areas.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HL&C 4/15/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 97
HB0097 Supporting Document Medically Underserved Areas HRSA.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HL&C 4/15/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 97
HB0097 Supporting Document PA guidelines AK State Medical Bd.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HL&C 4/15/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 97
HB0097 Supporting Document PA Prescriptive Authority (AAC).pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HL&C 4/15/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 97
HB097 Draft Proposed Blank CS ver M 3.21.19.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 97
HB097 Fiscal Note DCCED-CBPL-3.22.19.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 97
HB097 Supporting Document Letters of Support for companion legislation SB44.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HL&C 4/15/2019 3:15:00 PM
SFIN 4/9/2019 9:00:00 AM
HB 97
SB 44
HB0097 Sectional.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 97
HB0097 Sponsor Statement.pdf HHSS 3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 97
HB0097 Sectional Analysis 3.27.2019.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 97
HB0097 Sponsor Statement 3.27.2019.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 97
HB0097 Support Document--Orion BH Emails of Support.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HL&C 4/15/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 97
HB0097 Supporting Document Letter of support from ACOA 3.27.2019.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HL&C 4/15/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 97
HB0097 Supporting Document Letter of support from AK Policy Forum 3.27.2019.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HL&C 4/15/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 97
HB0097 Supporting Document Letter of support from Dietrich (OBHS) 3.27.2019.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HL&C 4/15/2019 3:15:00 PM
HB 97
Childrens Justice Act Task Force Presentation 3.28.2019.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
Children's Justice Act Task Force
HB 86 Supporting Document-ITPI AK Letter for Support HB 86 3.27.19.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 86
HB086 Draft Proposed Blank CS ver U 3.26.2019.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 86
HB 86 Sponsor Statement 3.13.19.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 86
HB 86 Sectional Analysis 3.13.19.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 86
HB086 Fiscal Note DHSS-API 3.22.2019.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 86
HB086 Fiscal Note DHSS-MS 3.22.2019.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 86
HB 86 Sectional Analysis Version U 3.28.19.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 86
HB 86 Summary of Changes Version M to Version U.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 86
HB 86 Supporting Document-Letters of Support 3.28.19.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 86
HB 86 Supporting Document Presentation 3.28.19.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 86
HB 86 Supporting Documents-News Clips-3.28.19.pdf HHSS 3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
HB 86