Bill Summary for S 606 (2013-2014)

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Apr 2 2013

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View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
Senate Bill 606 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 2, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO COORDINATE CHRONIC DISEASE CARE.
Intro. by Hise, Barringer.

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Identical to H 459 filed on 3/27/13.

Enacts a new Part 4A (Chronic Care Coordination) in GS Chapter 130A, Article 7. Requires the Divisions of Public Health and Medical Assistance and the Department of State Treasurer's Division responsible for the State Health Plan for Teachers and State Employees to collaborate to reduce chronic disease and improve the care coordination for such diseases by performing specified functions and developing wellness and prevention plans. Also requires reporting on each odd-numbered year to specified General Assembly committees and divisions on five specified items, including the financial impact and magnitude of the chronic health conditions in the state that are most likely to cause death and disability and detailed action plans for care coordination of multiple chronic health conditions in the same patient.

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