Enrolled House Bill (H)

Authored by

DIGEST

INSPECT program. Allows a dentist, physician, advanced practice nurse, physician assistant, and podiatrist to include an INSPECT program report in a patient's file. Establishes requirements to obtain reciprocity for an out-of-state person seeking to provide home medical equipment services in Indiana. Removes a provision that allows the board of pharmacy to adopt rules for an out-of-state person seeking to provide home medical equipment services in Indiana. Allows an individual who holds a temporary fellowship permit to access the INSPECT program. Allows a county coroner conducting a medical investigation of the cause of death to access the INSPECT program. Makes certain INSPECT program. Allows a dentist, physician, advanced practice nurse, physician assistant, and podiatrist to include an INSPECT program report in a patient's file. Establishes requirements to obtain reciprocity for an out-of-state person seeking to provide home medical equipment services in Indiana. Removes a provision that allows the board of pharmacy to adopt rules for an out-of-state person seeking to provide home medical equipment services in Indiana. Allows an individual who holds a temporary fellowship permit to access the INSPECT program. Allows a county coroner conducting a medical investigation of the cause of death to access the INSPECT program. Makes certain changes to the immunity granted to practitioners who use the INSPECT program. (Current law extends immunity to both practitioners who use and do not use the INSPECT program.) Allows a practitioner's agent to check INSPECT program reports on behalf of the practitioner. Allows a patient to access an INSPECT program report that is in the patient's medical file. Requires the boards that regulate health care providers that prescribe or dispense prescription drugs to establish prescribing norms and dispensing guidelines that, if exceeded, justify the unsolicited dissemination of exception reports. Specifies the exception reports that a board's designee may forward to a law enforcement agency or the attorney general for purposes of an investigation. Makes a technical correction. ... View more