Public Hearing: SB 5606 – Expanding the use of air conditioning in adult family homes; SB 5892 – Establishing pilot projects for utilizing high school student nursing assistant-certified programs to address the nursing workforce shortage and promote nursing careers in rural hospitals; SB 5912 – Improving health outcomes for children on medicaid. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.) SB 5821 – Evaluating the state’s cardiac and stroke emergency response system; SB 5900 – Creating a provisional paramedic or emergency medical technician license. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.)
Executive Session: SB 5704 – Requiring health carriers to reimburse advanced registered nurse practitioners at the same rate as physicians for the same services; SB 5546 – Concerning insulin affordability; SB 5723 – Concerning improving diversity in clinical trials; SB 5532 – Establishing a prescription drug affordability board; SB 5610 – Requiring cost sharing for prescription drugs to be counted against an enrollee’s obligation, regardless of source; SB 5753 – Increasing board and commission capacities; SB 5809 – Increasing the state’s investment in cancer research to improve health outcomes and save lives; SB 5816 – Repealing the statewide 988 behavioral health crisis response and suicide prevention line tax and funding the program through the state general fund; SB 5829 – Concerning appropriations for behavioral health.