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2019 General Assembly: Quick rundown on issues the IPTA is following

Tuesday, March 12, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Matthew Nicholas
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2019 General Assembly: Quick rundown on issues the IPTA is following

The 2019 legislative session got off to a slow start as the new administration worked to fill leadership appointments and new legislators were oriented to their roles and assigned to committees, but now things are moving fast and there are many health care bills currently in committee that are of interest to the IPTA.

Early Intervention Provider Rate Increase: Increasing reimbursement rate for Early Intervention services, including physical therapy. Read more...

Professions Seek Regulatory Licensure, Sunrise Legislation and Sunset Review: Naturopathic physicians, music therapists and behavior analysts seek licensure; establishing system to determine necessity to regulate a profession; and surveying current licensees prior to licensure sunset. Read more...

Expedited Licensure for Service Members and Spouses: Expedited licensure process and temporary licenses for service members and spouses. Read more...

Barriers to Licensure and Employment: Examining ways to reduce licensure barriers for qualified immigrants. Read more...

Insurance Coverage for Riding Therapy: Payment for hippotherapy by insurers. Read more...

Prompt Payment: Addressing delays in payment by State and private insurers. Read more...

Insurers Carriers Assessment on Claims Paid:  1% assessment on claims paid by a health insurance carrier or third-party administrator. Read more...

Payment for Services Delivered through Telehealth:  Payment and service requirements for telehealth services. Read more...

Workers Compensation Fee Schedule:  New fee schedules and processes proposed. Read more...

Tax Rates: Taxing durable medical equipment; reducing income tax rates for corporations, individuals, trusts, and estates. Read more...

Other Bills of Interest: “Spoofing” laws; 6 week paid under family and medical leave; extending family and medical leave to 16 weeks; family and medical leave insurance program; paid sick days to employees. Read more...


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