This Week in the States

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For the Week of May 7, 2018

18 state legislatures are meeting actively this week.

Also meeting: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, GUAM and PUERTO RICO.

Groups

The Republican Legislative Campaign Committee will hold its Spring Meeting May 7-10 in Louisville, Kentucky. Michael Behm at mjb@stateside.com

The National Conference of State Legislatures will hold its Executive Committee Spring Meeting May 10-12 in Denver, Colorado. Michael Behm at mjb@stateside.com

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ALABAMA

The Department of Environmental Management will hold a public hearing May 9 regarding proposed amendments to rules related to national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants for source categories. Madison Hetzner at mah@stateside.com

ARKANSAS

The Board of Dental Examiners will accept comments until May 10 regarding proposed amendments requiring prescribers to use the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program and to set limits for opioid prescribing. Amy Cole at amc@stateside.com

CALIFORNIA

The Senate Appropriations Committee will hold a public hearing May 7 regarding S.B. 1477, which requires the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission to develop a statewide market development initiative to advance the state's market for low-emission space and water heating equipment for new and existing residential and nonresidential buildings. Holly Yanai at hby@stateside.com

COLORADO

The Legislature is scheduled to adjourn sine die May 9. Jennifer Janson at jtj@stateside.com

The Medical Services Board will hold a public hearing May 11 regarding proposed rules to expand the provider types eligible for Medicaid reimbursement providing Substance Use Disorder services. Amy Cole at amc@stateside.com

CONNECTICUT

The Legislature is scheduled to adjourn May 9. Sarah Lanford at sdl@stateside.com

FLORIDA

The Office of Insurance Regulation will hold a public meeting May 11 regarding new rules concerning pharmacy benefit managers. Becky Lukaesko at bml@stateside.com

MISSOURI

The House Committee on Children and Families will hold a public hearing May 8 regarding S.B. 982, which states that when a health benefit plan does not provide for payment to out-of-network providers for covered in-network services, including health maintenance organization plans and exclusive provider organization plans, payment for all services must be made directly to the health care providers when the carrier has authorized for services to be received from an out-of-network provider. Andrew O'Connor at aso@stateside.com

NEW JERSEY

The Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee will hold a public hearing May 7 regarding A.B. 3043, which requires consumer reporting agencies to encrypt the personal information of consumers held or transferred by the agency. Ryan Reynolds at rhr@stateside.com

OHIO

The Bureau of Workers' Compensation will hold a public hearing May 10 regarding a proposed new rule addressing reimbursement for health and behavior assessment and intervention services. Melissa Martin at mpf@stateside.com

RHODE ISLAND

The Department of Health will accept comments until May 9 regarding proposed amendments to rules concerning the co-prescribing of naloxone and documentation of controlled substance prescriptions. Kenneth Keller at kck@stateside.com

SOUTH CAROLINA

The Legislature is scheduled to adjourn May 10. Holly Yanai at hby@stateside.com

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