Archives: Health / Model Policies

Archives: Health / Model Policies

  • Resolution In Support of Telehealth Modernization Principles image

    Resolution In Support of Telehealth Modernization Principles

    WHEREAS, laws and regulations should allow health care providers to practice the full extent of their professional training and expertise through telehealth; WHEREAS, laws and regulations should permit health care …

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    Central Registry Reform Model Legislation

    WHEREAS the 5th and 14th Amendments of the U.S. Constitution prohibit governments from depriving individuals of their liberty or property interests without due process of the law; and   WHEREAS …

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    Mobile Food Vendor Freedom Act

    Section 1. Short Title. This Act shall be known as the “Mobile Food Vendor Freedom Act.” Section 2. Purposes. The Act’s purposes are to: legalize mobile food vending across the …

  • Resolution on Life-Cycle Management of EV Batteries and Solar Panels image

    Resolution on Life-Cycle Management of EV Batteries and Solar Panels

    WHEREAS, Congress has placed a high priority on decreasing hydrocarbon fueled electricity generation by increasing the deployment of solar panel (SP) technology, and at the same time encouraged an increase in …

  • Expedited Suspension and Legislative Repeal of Harmful Rules Act image

    Expedited Suspension and Legislative Repeal of Harmful Rules Act

    Section 1. Upon request by the [Joint Committee on Administrative Rules[1]] or the Governor, a state agency, commission, or board shall submit a report to the Committee and …

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    Emergency Power Reform Act

    Section 1. Nothing in this act grants additional emergency powers to the governor or any executive branch official. Section 2. State officials may issue nonbinding recommendations and guidelines, and may …

  • DUI Assessment & Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) image

    DUI Assessment & Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

    Section 1 If the person has two (2) or more prior Driving Under the Influence (DUI) convictions, the court shall order the person to undergo an assessment that uses a …

  • Resolution Supporting Efforts of Telehealth Working Group image

    Resolution Supporting Efforts of Telehealth Working Group

    WHEREAS, the cost of healthcare has grown an average of 2.4 percent faster than GDP since 1970 and currently represents 18 percent of the United States’ total GDP; and WHEREAS, …

  • Federal and State Funded Health Care Financing Programs Overview Committee Act image

    Federal and State Funded Health Care Financing Programs Overview Committee Act

    Federal and State Funded Health Care Financing Programs Overview Committee Act Summary Establishes the Federal and State Funded Health Care Financing Programs Overview Committee, charged with reviewing …

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    Patient Access Expansion Act

    Patient Access Expansion Act Summary This act prohibits the state from requiring any form of the Federation of State Medical Boards’ proprietary Maintenance of Licensure program, including …

  • Resolution on Certificate of Need (CON) Laws Required for the Establishment of Certain Health Care Services image

    Resolution on Certificate of Need (CON) Laws Required for the Establishment of Certain Health Care Services

    WHEREAS, Certificate of Need (CON) laws and similar programs are prominent government-imposed barriers to entry into the health care market that force health care firms to fulfill various over-burdensome requirements …

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    Exchange Transparency Act

    Exchange Transparency Act Summary Requires health plans offered through a state-based health exchange to provide specific information in order for consumers to draw meaningful comparisons between plans.

  • Private Attorney Retention Sunshine Act image

    Private Attorney Retention Sunshine Act

    Model Policy Section 1. {Title} This act may be known as the Private Attorney Retention Sunshine Act Section 2. {Definitions} (A) For the purposes of this …

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    Navigator Background Check Act

    Navigator Background Check Act Summary This bill creates registration and reporting procedures for health care insurance navigators in {insert state}. Model Policy Section 1. Title. This Act …

  • Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act image

    Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act

    Section 1. Short Title.  This Act may be cited as the “Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act.” Section 2.  The people have the right to enter into private contracts …

  • Rescission External Review Act image

    Rescission External Review Act

    Section 1. Short Title.  This Act may be cited as the “Rescission External Review Act.” Section 2. Purpose.  The purpose of this Act is to assure that covered persons have …

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    Affordable Health Insurance Act

    Section 1. Short Title.  This Act may be cited as the “Affordable Health Insurance Act.” Section 2.  Insurers that include and operate wellness and health promotion programs, disease …

  • Resolution in Support of Oral Health Curriculum image

    Resolution in Support of Oral Health Curriculum

    Resolution: WHEREAS, oral health is distinct from other aspects of health care in that oral health predominantly relates to two diseases—caries and periodontal disease—both of which are largely preventable; and WHEREAS, unlike …

  • Requiring Legislative Approval for Medicaid Expansion Act image

    Requiring Legislative Approval for Medicaid Expansion Act

    Requiring Legislative Approval for Medicaid Expansion Act Summary: Prohibits the expansion of Medicaid eligibility through an increase in the income threshold without prior legislative approval. Model Policy: Section …

  • Prejudgment and Post-Judgment Interest Act image

    Prejudgment and Post-Judgment Interest Act

    Summary The Model Prejudgment and Post-judgment Interest Act provides for the reform of statutory interest rates for both prejudgment and post-judgment interest. The Act also provides a …