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.
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Changes the long title.
Makes technical, organizational, and clarifying changes to GS 130A-221.1, (Coordination of diabetes programs). Provides that each entity's plans must be tailored to the population the entity serves and must establish measurable goals and objectives. Provides a report date for the entities referenced in GS 130A-221.1, requiring a report to be submitted on or before December 1 of each even-numbered year to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services and the Fiscal Research Division. Amends the information that the report will contain, requiring to be reported the number of individuals with diabetes served by the entity, the cost of diabetes prevention and control programs implemented by the entity, a description and an assessment of the effectiveness of each entity's programs and activities to prevent and control diabetes, the development of and revisions to detailed action plans for preventing and controlling diabetes and related complications, and a list of actionable items for consideration by the committee. Makes various other technical changes.