Archives: Health / Model Policies

Archives: Health / Model Policies

  • Health Care Sharing Ministries Freedom To Share Act image

    Health Care Sharing Ministries Freedom To Share Act

    Health Care Sharing Ministries Freedom To Share Act Findings And Purpose Participants of health care sharing ministries financially assist fellow participants with large medical expenses with a result usually …

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    Health Care Compact Act

    Health Care Compact Act Model Legislation {Insert state} enacts the Interstate Health Care Compact and enters into the compact with all other states legally joining in the compact in …

  • Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Act image

    Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Act

    Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Act Summary The purpose of this Act is to implement a coordinated, capitated long-term care program for Medicaid beneficiaries who are …

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    Health Care Price Disclosure Act

    Health Care Price Disclosure Act Summary This Act requires health care professionals to make available the “direct pay” price for at least the 25 most common services or procedures; …

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    Patient’s Right To Know Act

    Patient’s Right To Know Act Model Legislation Section 1. Title.  This Act shall be known as the “Patient’s Right to Know Act.” Section 2. Purpose. The purpose of this …

  • Resolution Supporting the Repeal of the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) image

    Resolution Supporting the Repeal of the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB)

    Resolution Supporting the Repeal of the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) Summary and Background On March 22, 2012, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5, the Protecting Access …

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    Regional Health Care Coalition Act

    Regional Health Care Coalition Act Summary This Act authorizes the insurance commissioner to establish a coalition of like-minded states with reciprocity agreements for the approval, offer, sale, and rating …

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    First Responder Immunity Act

    Section 1. (1)  In this section: (a)  “Department” means [insert agency responsible for EMS in the state]. (b)  “Fire fighter” means any person employed by the state or any political …

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    Suicide Prevention in Higher Education Resolution

    WHEREAS, Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college and university students; WHEREAS, The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention’s research strategy for reducing national suicide rates by …

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    Patients First Medicaid Reform Act

    Section 1. Title.  This Act may be cited as the “Patients First Medicaid Reform Act.” Section 2. Definitions. (A)  “Medicaid Savings Account,” or “MSA,” is an account …

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    Unintended Consequences Prevention Act

    Section 1. Findings.  The legislature finds that: (A)  {Insert state}’s health care system has been developed to address the unique circumstances in {insert state} and to provide …

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    Optional Medicaid Benefits Evaluation Act

    Section 1. Title.  This Act shall be known as the “Optional Medicaid Benefits Evaluation Act.” Section 2. Definitions. (A)  “Medicaid” is the federal Title XIX Medical Assistance program administered by …

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    Health Freedom Compact Act

    Findings and Declaration of Policy (A)  Unites States Code Section 112 gives Congressional consent “to any two or more states to enter into agreements or compacts for …

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    State Employee Health Savings Account Act

    Section 1. Short Title.  This Act shall be known as the “State Employee Health Savings Account Act.” Section 2. Health Savings Accounts. (A)  The program of state …

  • Resolution to Combat Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals image

    Resolution to Combat Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals

    WHEREAS, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) recognizes the importance of protecting intellectual property (IP) rights including patented pharmaceuticals regardless of national borders; and WHEREAS, protection and enforcement of intellectual …

  • Resolution on the Tax and Fiscal Effects of Medicaid Expansion image

    Resolution on the Tax and Fiscal Effects of Medicaid Expansion

    Summary This resolution memorializes the harmful fiscal effects of Medicaid expansion under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as ObamaCare, and commends the 21 states that have …

  • Resolution on Cord and Placenta Blood Banking and Research image

    Resolution on Cord and Placenta Blood Banking and Research

    Summary This resolution recognizes the need for increased public awareness about the use and research of umbilical cord blood and placenta blood banking to provide treatment options for debilitating or …

  • Resolution Opposing Restrictions on Contracting for Non-Clinical Dental Support Services image

    Resolution Opposing Restrictions on Contracting for Non-Clinical Dental Support Services

    Resolution Opposing Restrictions on Contracting for Non-Clinical Dental Support Services Summary Opposes anticompetitive legislation and regulations that restrict the ability of dentists to contract …

  • Resolution Opposing the Federation of State Medical Boards’ Interstate Medical Licensure Compact image

    Resolution Opposing the Federation of State Medical Boards’ Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

    Resolution Opposing the Federation of State Medical Boards’ Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Summary Opposes participation with the Federation of State Medical Boards’ Interstate Medical Licensure …

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    Resolution in Support of Oral Health

    Resolution in Support of Oral Health Summary Recognizes the importance of oral health to overall health, ensures oral health impact is considered during the development of state …