(Manning, G., Oelslager, S.) To require a pulse oximetry screening for each newborn born in a hospital or freestanding birthing center.
(Bacon, K.) To specify licensing and continuing education requirements for insurance agents involved in selling, soliciting, or negotiating sickness and accident insurance through a health benefit exchange and to make changes to copayments, cost sharing, and deductibles for health insuring corporations.
SB 26 (Schaffer, T.) To correct a cross reference with regard to concussions and head injuries in athletic activities organized by youth sports organizations and to declare an emergency.
(Brown, E., Schiavoni, J.) To require insurance providers to cover human papillomavirus screenings and vaccines.
(Patton, T.) To establish standards for physician designations by health care insurers.
(Kearney, E., Eklund, J.) To require a physician interpreting a mammogram who determines that the patient has dense breast tissue to specify this in the mammography report sent to the patient.
(Manning, G.) To establish a pilot project in Lorain County from August 1, 2013, to July 31, 2014, pursuant to which qualified emergency responders in that County may obtain and administer naloxone to revive a person suffering from an apparent opioid-related overdose.
(Tavares, C.) To prohibit health insurers from denying payment for a service during or after the performance of the service if the insurer provided prior written authorization for the service.
(Kearney, E.) To decrease the minimum age for which a pharmacist may administer certain vaccinations.
(Kearney, E.) To permit a pharmacy intern under a pharmacist's supervision to administer the same vaccinations as a pharmacist.
(Kearney, E.) To decrease the minimum age for which a pharmacy intern may administer an influenza vaccination.
(Skindell, M.) To establish the Ohio Health Benefit Exchange Agency and to establish the Ohio Health Benefit Exchange Program consisting of an exchange for individual coverage and a Small Business Health Options Program.
(Skindell, M.) To require bicycle operators and passengers under 18 years of age to wear protective helmets when the bicycle is operated on a roadway and to establish the Bicycle Safety Fund to be used by the Department of Public Safety to assist low-income families in the purchase of bicycle helmets.
(Skindell, M.) Regarding prescription drug marketing disclosures.
(Oelslager, S., Tavares, C.) Regarding insurance coverage for orally administered cancer medications.
(Tavares, C.) To specify that the Ohio prompt payment law applies to payment of claims by Medicaid managed care organizations.
(Skindell, M.) To establish and operate the Ohio Health Care Plan to provide universal health care coverage to all Ohio residents.
(Tavares,C.) To establish the "Yellow Dot" motor vehicle medical information program within the Department of Public Safety.
(Lehner, P., Kearney, E.) To regulate chemical tanning and prohibit tanning facilities from allowing the use of sun lamps by certain individuals under 18 years of age.
(Smith, S.) To permit the Medicaid program to cover the eligibility expansion group authorized by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and to make an appropriation.
(Tavares, C.) Regarding insurance and Medicaid coverage of telemedicine services. En. 1739.23, 1751.69, 3923.235, and 5111.026
(Tavares, C.) To prohibit smoking in a motor vehicle in which a child under six years of age is a passenger.
(Tavares, C.) To require certain health care professionals to complete instruction in cultural competency.
(Tavares, C.) To require certain health care professionals to wear, when providing direct patient care, an identification card, badge, or similar device that includes a photograph of the professional and specifies the license held by the professional.
(Tavares, C.) To require the Director of Health to establish the Ohio Health Care Professional Loan Repayment Program.
(Schaffer, T.) To increase the amount of unreimbursed medical expenses that an individual may deduct in computing Ohio income tax.
(Jordon, K.) To generally prohibit a physician from submitting any portion of a patient's medical record to an electronic database maintained by another party without authorization from the patient or the patient's representative and to prohibit a physician from asking a patient or prospective patient questions related to firearm ownership or possession.
(Cafaro, C.) To revise the law governing the Medicaid program, to create the Joint Medicaid Oversight Committee, to abolish the Joint Legislative Committee on Health Care Oversight and the Joint Legislative Committee on Medicaid Technology and Reform, and to make appropriations.
(Patton, T.) To require a health club to have an automated external defibrillator installed on the premises, to specify requirements for training and staffing with respect to the use of that automated external defibrillator, and to modify the immunity provided with respect to the use of an automated external defibrillator.
(Burke, D.) To require implementation of certain Medicaid revisions, reform systems, and program oversight, and to make an appropriation.
(Lehner, P.) Regarding the practice of surgical technology in hospitals and ambulatory surgical facilities
(Gardner, R.) To provide for state recognition of hospitals that are comprehensive stroke centers, primary stroke centers, and acute stroke ready hospitals.
(Manning, G., Oelslager, S.) To establish standards for the delivery of non-self-injectable cancer drugs.
(Burke, D.) To revise the laws governing pharmacist consult agreements and to authorize a pharmacist to prescribe and administer drugs under a consult agreement.
(Jones, S.) To require the Department of Health to establish the Safe Sleep Education Program, hospitals and freestanding birthing centers to implement an infant safe sleep screening policy, and certain persons and entities to adopt an internal infant safe sleep policy.
(Jones, S.) To create the Commission on Infant Mortality.
(Jones, S.) To require the completion of a sudden unexplained infant death investigation reporting form (SUIDI reporting form) developed by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or an alternative reporting form developed by the Director of Health, whenever a child one year of age or younger dies suddenly when in apparent good health and to require that the appropriate child fatality review board receive a copy of each completed form.
(Jones, S., Tavares, C.) To require the Director of Health to establish and operate a prenatal group health care pilot program that is based on the centering pregnancy model of care and to make an appropriation.
(Jones, S.) To require that case management services for postpartum care be included in the Medicaid managed care system, to require the Director of Health to award grants for community-based services that are not covered by Medicaid and are intended to reduce infant mortality rates among at-risk populations, and to make an appropriation.
(Kearney, E.) To provide a qualified immunity from arrest, prosecution, conviction, penalizing, and supervised release sanctioning for a minor drug possession offense or a drug paraphernalia possession or use offense for a person who seeks assistance for self or another person who is experiencing an emergency drug overdose.
(Cafaro,C.) To amend the law related to the prior authorization requirements of insurers and of the medical assistance programs administered by the Department of Medicaid.
(Lehner, P.) To establish procedures for the use of medical orders for life-sustaining treatment and to make changes to the laws governing DNR identification and orders.
(Sears, B.) To specify licensing and continuing education requirements for insurance agents involved in selling, soliciting, or negotiating sickness and accident insurance through a health benefit exchange and to make changes to copayments, cost sharing, and deductibles for health insuring corporations.
(O'Brien, S.) To correct a cross reference with regard to concussions and head injuries in athletic activities organized by youth sports organizations and to declare an emergency. Am. 3707.48
(Hackett, B.) To allow the Administrator of Workers' Compensation to pay for specified medical benefits during an earlier time frame, to make changes to the Health Partnership Program, to eliminate the $15,000 Medical-Only Program, to make other changes to the Workers' Compensation Law, and to make appropriations for the Bureau of Workers' Compensation for the biennium beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2015; and to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of the Bureau's programs.
(McClain, J.) To require the Director of Health to develop protocols regarding the authority to administer, deliver, distribute, or dispense drugs during certain public health emergencies
(Amstutz, R.) To make operating appropriations for the biennium beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2015; to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of state programs.
(Huffman, M.) To require that rules governing maternity units, newborn care nurseries, and maternity homes include certain provisions pertaining to the authority to make decisions regarding the transfer of patients to other facilities and to specify procedures for granting variances or waivers of any requirement in the rules governing operation of such facilities.
(Boose, T.) To provide that an individual's statutory priority to decide whether or not to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment for the individual's relative is forfeited if the individual is charged with felonious assault or aggravated assault resulting in the relative being in a terminal condition from the physical harm suffered.
(Young, R., Thompson, A.) To enact the Health Care Freedom Act.
(Antonio, N., Sears, B.) To authorize the establishment of syringe exchange programs.
(Gonzales, A.) To require a health insuring corporation, public employee benefit plan, or sickness and accident insurer to reimburse a board of health for any services provided to an individual by the board that is covered by a plan issued to the individual by the health insuring corporation, public employee benefit plan, or sickness and accident insurer upon request submitted by the board of health.
(Hill, B.) To rename certificates recognizing the delivery of a stillborn infant as certificates of birth resulting in stillbirth.
(Huffman, M.) To specify the manner of sending a notice of intent to file a medical claim and to provide a procedure for the discovery of other potential defendants within a specified period after the filing of a medical claim.
(Hackett, B.) To provide for the operation of captive insurance companies in Ohio.
(Hagan, R., Foley, M.) To enact the Ohio Health Security Act to establish and operate the Ohio Health Care Plan to provide universal health care coverage to all Ohio residents.
Gonzales, A., Wachtmann, L.) Regarding Medicaid and health insurance coverage of telehealth services.
(Carney, J., Antonio, N.) To permit the Medicaid program to cover the eligibility expansion group authorized by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and to make an appropriation.
(Johnson, T., Stinziano, M.) To regulate chemical tanning and prohibit tanning facilities from allowing the use of sun lamps by certain individuals under 18 years of age.
(Gonzales, A.) To permit certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants to admit patients to hospitals.
(Patmon, B., Wachtmann, L.) To require a surgeon performing a mastectomy, lymph node dissection, or lumpectomy in a hospital to guide the patient and provide referrals in accordance with the standards of the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and to name this act the "Lizzie B. Byrd Act."
(Gonzales, A.) To replace the Rehabilitation Services Commission with the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities Agency, to require the Governor to appoint the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities Commission within the Agency, to revise definitions in the law governing the Agency, and to make related organizational changes.
(Hagan, R.) Regarding the medical use of cannabis.
(Johnson, T., Stinziano, M.) To allow a licensed health professional authorized to prescribe naloxone, to prescribe, administer, dispense, or furnish naloxone to a person who is experiencing an opioid-related overdose without being subject to administrative action or criminal prosecution.
(Pelanda, D.) To prohibit the manufacture, import or sale of a counterfeit or nonfunctional motor veehicle that causes the vehicle's diagnostic system to inaccurately indicate that the vehicle is equipped with a functional air bag, and to increase the penalty for improper replacement of a motor vehicle air bag if the violation results in the bodily injury or death of an individual.
(Sykes, V., Wachtmann, L.) To require the State Board of Education to adopt national health education standards or to develop its own health education standards based on the national standards for grades kindergarten through twelve.
(Wachtmann, L., Barnes, J.) Regarding care for students with diabetes in schools.
(Becker, J.) To expand the immunity from liability for health care professionals, health care workers, and nonprofit health care referral organizations when providing specific care to an indigent and uninsured person.
(Pillich, C.) To establish the "Yellow Dot" motor vehicle medical information program within the Department of Public Safety.
(Stautberg, P.) To provide that certain statements and communications made regarding an unanticipated outcome of medical care are inadmissible as evidence, to require a plaintiff in a medical claim to establish that the defendant's act or omission is a deviation from the required standard of medical care and the direct and proximate cause of the alleged injury, death, or loss, to provide that any loss of a chance of recovery or survival by itself is not an injury, death, or loss for which damages may be recovered, and to grant civil immunity to a health care facility for injury, death, or loss caused by a health care practitioner who is not an employee or agent of, and provides medical services at, the facility.
(Clyde, K.) To repeal certain amendments and enactments included in Am. Sub. H.B. 59 of the 130th General Assembly regarding the Rape Crisis Program trust fund, the Ohio Parenting and Pregnancy program, ambulatory surgical facilities, abortion, and the distribution of family planning services funds.
(Ruhl, M.) To revise the law regarding tobacco and nicotine use in public schools and at public school-sponsored functions, and to amend the version of section 3326.11 of the Revised Code that is scheduled to take effect July 1, 2014, to continue the provisions of this act on or after that effective date.
(Johnson, T, Duffey, M.) To permit public schools to procure epinephrine autoinjectors in accordance with prescribed procedures and to exempt them from licensing requirements related to the possession of epinephrine autoinjectors.
(Pelanda,D., Bishoff, H.) To authorize a person not otherwise authorized to do so to administer certain drugs pursuant to delegation by an advanced practice registered nurse who holds a certificate to prescribe.
(Thompson, A.) To prohibit human cloning, the creation, transportation, or receipt of a human-animal hybrid, the transfer of a nonhuman embryo into a human womb, and the transfer of a human embryo into a nonhuman womb.
(Baker, N, Kunze, S.) To require a prescriber to obtain written informed consent from a minor's parent, guardian, or other person responsible for the minor before issuing a controlled substance prescription to the minor and to establish sanctions for a prescriber's failure to comply with this requirement.
(Wachtmann, L.) To require hospital reporting of neonatal abstinence syndrome.
(Sears, B.) Regarding reforms relating to Medicaid, fraud committed against the state, penalties for certain drug offenses committed against pregnant women, non-opiate medication for released inmates, prescription-related identification requirements, and education for individuals without a high school diploma, and to amend the versions of sections 3317.01 and 3317.022 of the Revised Code that are scheduled to take effect July 1, 2014.
(Young, R.) To create a state income tax deduction regarding certain health care services provided at a free clinic; to extend qualified immunity from civil liability for certain volunteer health care services provided to individuals eligible for or receiving Medicaid; to authorize a person practicing under a volunteer's certificate to provide health care services to any person; to create a volunteer's certificate for retired nurses; and to designate December as "Free Clinic Appreciation Month."
(Wachtmann, L., Antonio, N.) To establish standards and procedures for opioid treatment of chronic, intractable pain resulting from noncancer conditions and to require that professional disciplinary action be taken for failing to comply with those standards and procedures. Am. 3719.62, 4715.303, 4723.283, 4725.191, 4730.252, and 4731.229
(Smith, R.) To prohibit a controlled substance that is a schedule II drug or contains opioids from being prescribed or dispensed without review of patient information in the State Board of Pharmacy's Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System.
(Sprague, R) To requre disclosure of the addtictive nature of certain prescription drugs.
(Wachtmann, L.) To create the Ohio Veterans Health Care System.
(Sprague, R.) To require disclosure of the addictive nature of certain prescription drugs.
(Gonzales, A., Smith, R.) To prohibit health insurers from excluding coverage related to acquired brain injuries.
(Sprague, R., Driehaus, D.) To provide an immunity from arrest, prosecution, conviction, or supervised release sanctioning for a minor drug possession offense for a person who seeks or obtains medical assistance for self or another person who is experiencing a medical emergency as a result of ingesting drugs or alcohol or for a person who is experiencing such a medical emergency and for whom medical assistance is sought.
(Sprague, R.) To require hospice care programs to establish procedures to prevent diversion of controlled substances that contain opioids.
(Driehaus, D., Sprague, R.) To require the health curriculum of each school district to include instruction in prescription opioid abuse prevention.
(Sprague, R.) To require the Medicaid program and health insurers to cover certain services for recipients with opioid addictions; to establish requirements for boards of alcohol, drug addiction, and mental health services regarding treatment services for opioid addiction to help defray payroll costs associated with a court’s employment of drug court case managers; to provide a state share of the capital costs of recovery jousting projects; and to make appropriations.
(Smith, R., Sprague, R.) To prohibit a physician from prescribing or personally furnishing certain drugs to treat opioid dependence or addiction unless the patient is receiving appropriate behavioral counseling or treatment.
(Sears, B.) To require a retail terminal distributor of dangerous drugs to verify identification when dispensing a controlled substance or tramadol.
(Antonio, N., Smith, R.) To decrease the minimum age of the patients for whom a pharmacist may administer certain immunizations.
(Brenner, A.) To authorize nonrefundable tax credits for donations to free clinics.
(Smith, R., Antonio, N.) Regarding the authority of pharmacists and pharmacy interns to administer immunizations.
(Sears, B.) To create the Veterans and Medicaid Eligibility Study Committee and the Health Care Access and Innovation Study Committee.
(Gonzales, A.) To revise the law governing the practice of physician assistants
(Stinziano, M., Kunze, S.) To provide for development of educational materials promoting infant safe-sleeping practices and for the review of materials with the parent, guardian or caregiver of each newborn infant.
(Gonzales, A.) To authorize the State Medical Board to fine certain professionals it regulates for failing to comply with continuing education requirements without suspending the individual’s license or certificate to practice, to authorize the Board to fine the professionals it regulates for violating law administered by the Board, and to impose additional terms and conditions for physician certificate restoration.
(Antonio, Smith) to require that children enrolled in licensed child care facilities be immunized in accordance with a schedule that is based on the schedule recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.