Bill Summary for H 1041 (2021-2022)
May 25 2022
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AN ACT DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH, TO CONDUCT A STUDY AND A STATEWIDE PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN ON POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME; AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THIS PURPOSE.Intro. by Brown, Cunningham, Belk, Logan.
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Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Public Health (DPH), to study the medical issues surrounding polycystic ovary syndrome and its impact on North Carolina women. Details five required components of the study, including examining the number of women diagnosed and misdiagnosed in the last five years, along with any other matters DPH deems relevant. Directs DPH to report to the specified NCGA committee by December 1, 2023.
Directs DPH to design and oversee a statewide awareness campaign to provide medical information on polycystic ovary syndrome and the findings of its study.
Appropriates $150,000 from the General Fund to DPH for 2022-23 to fund the study and the statewide campaign.
Effective July 1, 2022.