Bill Summary for H 1088 (2021-2022)
May 26 2022
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AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH, TO PROVIDE GRANTS TO NONPROFIT COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS FOR THE PURCHASE AND DISTRIBUTION OF LONG-ACTING REVERSIBLE CONTRACEPTIVES.Intro. by von Haefen, Meyer, Cooper-Suggs, Cunningham.
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Appropriates $300,000 from the General Fund to the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health for 2022-23 to be used to award grants to nonprofit community health centers for the purchase and provision of long-acting reversible contraceptives for underserved, uninsured, or medically indigent patients. Defines long-acting reversible contraceptives to mean a drug or device that meets four specified criteria, including that the design is a temporary method of birth control that can be discontinued and is an FDA approved contraceptive. Effective July 1, 2022.