1998 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Secretary's Provider Advisory Committee (language only)

Item 305 #4h

Item 305 #4h

Health And Human Resources
Health and Human Resources, Secretary of

Page 200, after line 28, insert:
"C. There is hereby established a Health Provider Advisory Committee to advise the Secretary of Health and Human Resources on policy issues related to the provision of health care services through agencies within the Secretariat.  The Secretary of Health and Human Resources shall meet with the advisory committee at least once each quarter to discuss related health policy issues.  The size and composition of the advisory committee shall be determined by the Secretary in consultation with the Commissioners of the Departments of Health and Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services; the Directors of the Departments of Medical Assistance Services and Rehabilitative Services; and the Chairman of the Joint Commission on Health Care."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)