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2 06, 2022

HB 1175

Physician noncompete agreements. Specifies that the reasonable price of a noncompete agreement buyout may not exceed $75,000 under the following circumstances: (1) the physician's employer is a hospital system located in Allen County; (2) the physician has completed a minimum of eight years of employment with the hospital system; and (3) the physician practices primary care and specializes in family medicine.

HB 1175
2 06, 2022

HB 1295

Physician noncompete agreements. Specifies a process by which a physician or employer may require binding arbitration to determine a reasonable price to purchase a release from a noncompete agreement.

HB 1295
2 06, 2022

SB 400

Physician noncompete agreements. Specifies a process by which a physician or employer may require binding arbitration to determine a reasonable price to purchase a release from a noncompete agreement.

SB 400
28 04, 2022

HB 1383

Withdrawal from Medicare advantage networks. Provides that a hospital, physician, or physician group: (1) may not withdraw from a Medicare advantage network for any part of a calendar year after the calendar year has begun; (2) may withdraw from a Medicare advantage network only for an entire calendar year; and (3) may withdraw for an entire calendar year only by giving notice of the withdrawal to the insurer that operates the Medicare advantage plan not later than September 1 immediately preceding the calendar year. Provides that an insurer operating a Medicare advantage plan: (1) [...]

HB 1383
28 04, 2022

HB 1271

Health care prior authorization. Provides that when a health plan makes an adverse determination in response to a health care provider's request for prior authorization of a health care service: (1) the health plan is required to provide the health care provider with an opportunity to have a peer to peer conversation with a clinical peer concerning the adverse determination; and (2) the peer to peer conversation opportunity must be provided not more than seven business days after the health plan receives the health care provider's request for the peer to peer conversation. Provides [...]

HB 1271
28 04, 2022

HB 1194

Risk based managed care and integrated care. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services (office of the secretary) to apply to the United States Department of Health and Human Services for a Medicaid waiver or state plan amendment to implement, not earlier than January 1, 2024, a fee for service integrated care model program for specified category of Medicaid recipients. Sets forth requirements of the program. Sets forth certain requirements, including contract requirements for any contract between the office of the secretary and specified entities, in the operation of a [...]

HB 1194
28 04, 2022

SB 405

Regulation of hospitals and nursing homes. Repeals provisions that allow a county or city hospital to withhold from disclosure the individual salaries of hospital employees. Sets forth financial reporting requirements for hospitals concerning revenue generated from the ownership, operation, or management of a nursing facility. Requires the state department of health to: (1) jointly with the office of the secretary of family and social services, develop and finalize before July 1, 2024, quality metrics to improve clinical, administrative, and quality of life care for health facility residents; and (2) post on the state department's [...]

SB 405
28 04, 2022

HB 1108

Physician owned hospitals Medicaid waiver. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to apply for a Medicaid waiver to allow physician owned hospitals to expand in Indiana to provide access to health care for Medicaid recipients.

HB 1108
28 04, 2022

SB 250

Health care providers. Removes language allowing an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) to: (1) certify that an individual has a permanent disability for purposes of obtaining a permanent parking placard; and (2) enter or sign a record on a death into the Indiana death registration system. Provides that an APRN who operates in collaboration with a licensed practitioner shall operate within a 75 mile radius of the licensed practitioner's primary practice location or residence. Requires an APRN and the APRN's collaborating practitioner to meet quarterly. Requires certain practitioners to wear an identification badge. Sets [...]

SB 250
28 04, 2022

SB 298

Certificates of public advantage. Defines "merger" and "merger agreement" for purposes of the certificate of public advantage (certificate) for certain hospital mergers. Requires the state department of health (state department) to actively supervise a merger. Allows the state department to enter into an agreement with a nonprofit organization or a postsecondary educational institution to study the impacts of the certificate of public advantage on the community's health metrics and outcomes. Requires holders of a certificate to pay for reasonable charges incurred by the state department.

SB 298