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Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Funding for veterans programs. Extends to 2021 the veterans pilot program that provides assistance for certain providers to provide diagnostic testing and hyperbaric oxygen treatment to veterans. (Under current law, the program expires June 30, 2020.) Eliminates the requirement that a veteran must pay a co-pay equal to 10% of the cost of treatment billed to the Indiana department of veterans' affairs (department) or the state department of health for diagnostic testing and hyperbaric oxygen treatment. Provides that an individual veteran may not be required to pay a co-pay under the program. Voids the rule of state department of health Funding for veterans programs. Extends to 2021 the veterans pilot program that provides assistance for certain providers to provide diagnostic testing and hyperbaric oxygen treatment to veterans. (Under current law, the program expires June 30, 2020.) Eliminates the requirement that a veteran must pay a co-pay equal to 10% of the cost of treatment billed to the Indiana department of veterans' affairs (department) or the state department of health for diagnostic testing and hyperbaric oxygen treatment. Provides that an individual veteran may not be required to pay a co-pay under the program. Voids the rule of state department of health defining "co-pay" for purposes of the program. Requires the state department of health to adopt emergency rules to amend specified existing program rules to do the following: (1) Remove the requirement that a veteran must pay a co-pay equal to 10% of the cost of treatment billed to the department. (2) Provide that grants may not be made under the program after June 30, 2021. ... View more