(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.
(Tavares, C.) Regarding insurance and Medicaid coverage of telemedicine services.
(Tavares, C.) To require certain health care professionals to complete instruction in cultural competency.
(Beagle, Bill) Regarding minors and outpatient mental health treatment.
(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.
(Jones, S.) To ban the sale of products intended for use in electronic cigarettes that are not in child-resistant packaging.
(Burke, D.) To revise the law governing the practice of physician assistants.
(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 that a health care professional wear identification when providing care or treatment in the presence of a patient.
(Tavares, C., Thomas C.) To establish the "Yellow Dot" motor vehicle medical information program within the Department of Public Safety.
MEDICAID SCHOOL PROGRAM (Bacon, K., Lehner, P.) Regarding the Medicaid School Program. Am. 5162.01, 5162.36, 5162.361, 5162.363, 5162.364, 5162.54, and 5162.64; to amend, for the purpose of adopting new section numbers as indicated in parentheses
(Tavares, C., Thomas, C.) To require health insurers to offer coverage for hearing aids. Am. 1739.05 and to enact sections 1751.68 and 3923.84
(Cafaro, C.) Regarding coverage for prescription contraceptive drugs and devices, the provision of certain hospital and pregnancy prevention services for victims of sexual assault, and comprehensive sexual health and sexually transmitted infection education in schools.
(Burke, D.) To authorize administration of certain drugs pursuant to delegation by an advanced practice registered nurse who holds a certificate to prescribe and to revise the law governing billing for anatomic pathology services performed on dermatology specimens.
(Hite, C.) To require pupils to be immunized against meningococcal disease at an age recommended by the Department of Health. Am. 3313.671
(Gardner, R; Cafaro, C.) To amend the law pertaining to prior authorization procedures required by insurers
(Skindell, M., Tavares, C.) To establish the Ohio Health Benefit Exchange Program consisting of an exchange for individual coverage and a Small Business Health Options Program.
SB 165 LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENT (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.
(Sprague, R, Rezabek, J.) Regarding authority to furnish or dispense naloxone to a person who may be at risk of an opioid overdose or a person who may be in a position to assist a person who is at risk.
(Johnson, T.) To designate November as "Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Awareness Month."
(Retherford, W., Rogers, J.) To authorize for persons diagnosed with seizure disorders certain uses of cannabidiol and other drugs or substances derived from cannabis. Am. 3719.17
(Duffey, M., DeVitis, T.) To permit schools and camps to procure and use a metered dose inhaler or dry powdered inhaler used to alleviate asthmatic symptoms in accordance with prescribed policies and to exempt them from licensing requirements related to the possession of these inhalers.
(Gonzales, A, Dever, J.) To authorize the State Medical Board to impose fines rather than licensing suspensions for failure to comply with continuing education requirements, to authorize the Board to impose fines in addition to other actions it may take for violations of the laws it administers, and to authorize the Board to impose additional conditions for restoration of certain certificates to practice.
(Hackett, B.) To make changes to the Workers' Compensation Law, to make appropriations for the Bureau of Workers' Compensation for the biennium beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2017, and to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of the Bureau's programs.
(Smith, R.) To make operating appropriations for the biennium beginning July 1, 2015, and ending June 30, 2017, and to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of state programs.
(DeVitis, T.) Regarding the Medicaid School Program.
(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.
(Stinziano, M., Antonio, N.) To create the Ohio Health Benefit Exchange. Am. 124.14, 3905.01, 3905.473, and 3924.01 and to enact sections 3965.01 to 3965.14.
(Grossman, C., Manning, N.) To require instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of an automated external defibrillator as a requirement for high school graduation. Am.3313.60, 3313.603, 3314.03, 3326.11, and 3328.24 and to enact section 3313.6021.
(Brown, T., Ginter, T.) To provide for partial drug prescription refills for the purpose of synchronizing multiple prescriptions for one patient.
Johnson, T., Huffman, S.) Regarding the authority to prescribe without examination a drug for a sexual partner of a patient diagnosed with chlamydia, gonorrhea, or trichomoniasis.
(Grossman, C., Phillips, D.) To require the health curriculum of each school district to include instruction on the positive effects of organ and tissue donation. Am. 3313.60.
(Butler, J., Johnson, T.) To revise the laws governing health insurance coverage, medical malpractice claims, the Medicaid program, health care provider discipline, and required and permitted health care provider disclosures; and to create the Nonstandard Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangement Program and to terminate that program after five years.
(Brown, T., Reineke, B.) To modify the laws governing the practice of physical therapy.
(Manning, N., Huffman, S.) To revise the laws governing pharmacist consult agreements and the laws governing the circumstances under which a pharmacist may dispense or sell a drug without a prescription.
(Amstutz, R., Derickson, T.) To require boards of county commissioners to establish local healthier buckeye councils; to rename the Ohio Healthier Buckeye Advisory Council the Ohio Healthier Buckeye Council and to expand its duties; to establish the Healthier Buckeye Grant Program; to establish the Comprehensive Case Management and Employment Program; and to make changes to the law governing the Prevention, Retention, and Contingency Program.
(Rezabek, J.) To prohibit the over-the counter sale, without a prescription, of dextromethorphan to a person who is under 18 years of age.
(Hagan, C.) To permit epinephrine autoinjectors for which no prescriptions have been written to be stored and accessed for use in case of emergency.
(Pelanda, D.) To revise the law governing advanced practice registered nurses.