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SB 434: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Pilot Project

GENERAL BILL by Passidomo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Book ; Young ; Hutson ; Campbell

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Pilot Project; Requiring the Agency for Health Care Administration, in consultation with the Department of Children and Families, to establish a pilot project to license one or more facilities in Medicaid Region 8 to treat infants who suffer from neonatal abstinence syndrome in certain circumstances; authorizing the agency to charge an initial licensure fee and a biennial renewal fee; prohibiting a facility licensed under this section from treating an infant for longer than 6 months; requiring the Department of Health to contract with a state university to study certain components of the pilot project and establish certain baseline data for studies on the neurodevelopmental outcomes of infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 11/7/2017 Senate - Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/5/2017 Senate • Filed
10/25/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations
10/30/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 11/07/17, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
11/7/2017 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services