Identical to H 50, filed 2/12/19.
Includes whereas clauses and titles the act. Specifies statutes reserved for future codification. Enacts Part 5, Traumatic Brain Injury and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Services for Veterans, to Article 6 of GS Chapter 122.
Enacts GS 122C-465, setting forth defined terms.
Enacts GS 122C-465.1, prohibiting any person other than an authorized medical professional from prescribing or providing hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment to a veteran for the treatment of traumatic brain injury or posttraumatic stress disorder. Authorizes any veteran NC resident who has been diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury or posttraumatic stress disorder by an authorized medical professional to receive hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment in NC. Requires prescribers and providers of such treatment to do so in a manner compliant with the standard approved treatment protocols for hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Effective October 1, 2019.
Status: Re-ref to Health Care. If fav, re-ref to Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Mar 14 2019)
Tue, 26 Feb 2019 Senate: Filed
Wed, 27 Feb 2019 Senate: Passed 1st Reading
Wed, 27 Feb 2019 Senate: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 Senate: Withdrawn From Com
Bill S 149 (2019-2020)Summary date: Feb 26 2019 - View Summary