HB1616 (2024) Detail

Relative to parental consent for student participation in Medicaid to schools program.


HB 1616 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

28Mar2024... 0716h

2024 SESSION

24-2459

05/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1616

 

AN ACT relative to parental consent for student participation in Medicaid to schools program.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 7; Rep. Hill, Merr. 2; Rep. Cushman, Hills. 28; Rep. Mazur, Hills. 44; Rep. T. Lekas, Hills. 38; Rep. Ammon, Hills. 42; Rep. Verville, Rock. 2; Rep. Phillips, Rock. 7; Rep. Kofalt, Hills. 32

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires schools to obtain parental consent for each service is provided to a student under the Medicaid to schools program.  The bill also requires certain legislative policy committees to receive reports regarding the Medicaid to schools program.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

28Mar2024... 0716h 24-2459

05/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Four

 

AN ACT relative to parental consent for student participation in Medicaid to schools program.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Medicaid to Schools Program; Parental Consent Required.  Amend RSA 186-C:25, VII to read as follows:

VII.  Beginning on September 1, 2018, the commissioner of the department of health and human services shall submit an annual report to the senate president, the speaker of the house of representatives, the chairpersons of the house and senate policy committees with jurisdiction over education, the chairpersons of the house and senate policy committees with jurisdiction over health and human services, and the chairpersons of the house and senate finance committees regarding the total cost of the Medicaid to schools program and the number of students who received services through the program during the prior school year.

VIII.  Written parental consent shall be obtained for each new service provided to a Medicaid enrolled child pursuant to RSA 200:27-a.  For the purpose of this paragraph and RSA 200:27-a, each new service shall mean each new Medicaid International Classification of Diseases (ICD) diagnostic code.

2  School Health Services; Consent of Parent or Legal Guardian Required.  Amend RSA 200:27-a to read as follows:

200:27-a Consent of Parent or Legal Guardian Required.  A child's participation in any program that provides medical or dental treatment in any school setting shall require the explicit written consent of the child's parent or legal guardian for each new service as defined by a new diagnostic billing code.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2025.

Amendments

Date Amendment
March 20, 2024 2024-0716h

Links


Date Body Type
Feb. 6, 2024 House Hearing
Feb. 13, 2024 House Exec Session
March 6, 2024 House Exec Session
March 18, 2024 House Exec Session
March 18, 2024 House Floor Vote
April 17, 2024 Senate Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

HB1616 Revision: 41485 Date: March 28, 2024, 6:51 p.m.
HB1616 Revision: 41313 Date: March 20, 2024, 4:22 p.m.
HB1616 Revision: 40396 Date: Dec. 15, 2023, 3:45 p.m.

Docket


April 10, 2024: Hearing: 04/17/2024, Room 100, SH, 09:30 am; SC 15


April 2, 2024: Introduced 03/21/2024 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 8


March 28, 2024: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2024-0716h: MA DV 190-187 03/28/2024 HJ 10


March 28, 2024: Amendment # 2024-0716h: AA VV 03/28/2024 HJ 10


March 20, 2024: Committee Report: Without Recommendation 03/18/2024 (Vote 10-10; RC) HC 12 P. 27


March 7, 2024: Executive Session: 03/18/2024 10:00 am LOB 205-207


Feb. 22, 2024: ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 03/06/2024 09:30 am LOB 205-207


Feb. 5, 2024: Executive Session: 02/13/2024 09:45 am LOB 205-207


Jan. 31, 2024: Public Hearing: 02/06/2024 02:45 pm LOB 205-207


Dec. 15, 2023: Introduced 01/03/2024 and referred to Education HJ 1