Bill Summary for S 336 (2013-2014)
Mar 14 2013
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A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT REQUIRING THE DIVISIONS OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AND PUBLIC HEALTH WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND THE STATE HEALTH PLAN DIVISION WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF THE STATE TREASURER, TO COORDINATE THE DIABETES PROGRAMS THEY EACH ADMINISTER;TO EACH DEVELOP PLANS TO REDUCE THE INCIDENCE OF DIABETES, TO IMPROVE CARE, AND TO CONTROL COMPLICATIONS; AND TO REPORT TO THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND THE FISCAL RESEARCH DIVISION.Intro. by Pate.
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Enacts new GS 130A-221.1 to require the Division of Medical Assistance, the Diabetes Prevention and Control Branch of the Division of Public Health, and the Division in the Department of State Treasurer that is responsible for the State Health Plan to work together to identify goals and benchmarks while developing individual entity plans to reduce diabetes in the state, improve diabetes care, and control diabetes complications. Requires a report to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services and the Fiscal Research Division by January 1 of each odd numbered year. Specifies issues to be addressed in the report.