SB 308: The Health Care Workforce and Making Appropriations

SB 308: The Health Care Workforce and Making Appropriations

This bill increases the Medicaid provider rates, requires certain health care professionals to complete a survey collecting data on the primary care workforce, requires the department of health and human services to amend the income standard used for eligibility for the "in and out" medical assistance policy, permits the department of safety to contract with a private agency to process background check applications, and requires the department to accept and process background check applications online, amends the definitions and services covered through telemedicine, makes appropriations to the department of health and human services, rural health and primary care section to establish new positions and programs to develop and enhance the state's healthcare workforce, and makes an appropriation to the governor's scholarship program for scholarships to students majoring in a health care field and to postsecondary educational institutions to develop and enhance programs of study offered in health care.

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Bill Status
  • Committee
  • Public Hearing
  • Executive Session
  • Full Body Vote
  • Committee
  • Public Hearing
  • Executive Session
  • Full Body Vote