Mississippi - 2022 Legislation

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Convenes: January 4, 2022
Adjourns: April 2022


HB284

SYNOPSIS: Nursing education; unspent TANF funds shall be spent to pay expenses of persons enrolled as part of workforce training.

STATUS: Referred to Public Health and Human Services. Died in Committee 2/1

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB317

SYNOPSIS: Medicaid; require managed care organizations to use certain level of care guidelines in determining medical necessity.

STATUS: Referred to Medicaid Appropriations. Died in Committee 2/1

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB330

SYNOPSIS: CON; provide for exception to home health agency moratorium for certain hospice licensees.

STATUS: Referred to Public Health and Human Services. Died in Committee 2/1

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB452

SYNOPSIS: Health insurance; revise mandated coverage for telemedicine services.

STATUS: Referred to Insurance Committee. Read 3rd time passed House 120-1, Transmitted to Senate 2/10. Referred to Insurance Committee 2/11, Died in Committee 3/1

AmSA POSITION: Support

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HB454

SYNOPSIS: Medicaid; increase reimbursement rate for providers of assisted living services.

STATUS: Referred to Medicaid, Appropriations Committee. Died in Committee 2/1

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB507

SYNOPSIS: Dialysis facilities; nursing homes shall allow to provide mobile services on site to their patients.

STATUS: Referred to Public Health and Human Services. Died in Committee 2/1

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB837

SYNOPSIS: Right to Visit Act, Hospitals and institutions for the aged or infirm; prohibit policies, subject to safety requirements, limiting visitation.

STATUS: Referred to Public Health and Human Services Committee 1/17. Died in Committee 2/1

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB880

SYNOPSIS: Prescription drugs; provide for reduction of patients' cost ensuring insurers and pharmacy benefit managers apply cost sharing assistance.

STATUS: Referred to Insurance Committee 1/17. Died in Committee 2/1

AmSA POSITION: Support

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HB895

SYNOPSIS: Require nursing homes to purchase and maintain a minimum amount of liability insurance.

STATUS: Referred to Judiciary Committee 1/17. Died in Committee 2/1

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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SB2470

SYNOPSIS: Insurers and pharmacy benefits managers; must apply cost-sharing assistance to patients' cost-sharing obligations.

STATUS: Referred to Insurance, Died in Committee 2/1

AmSA POSITION: Support

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SB2559

SYNOPSIS: Vulnerable persons; make reports available to Secretary of State.

STATUS: Referred To Judiciary, Division B; Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency, Died in Committee 2/1

AmSA POSITION: Support

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HB2673

SYNOPSIS: "Mississippi Frontline Nurses and Health Care Workers Retention Grant Program"; establish in the Mississippi Department of Health.

STATUS: Referred to Appropriations 1/17, Recommended to Committee, Died in Committee 2/10

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA Study Committee

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