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Engrossed House Bill (H)

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Health and human services matters. Allows an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant to sign certain individualized family service plans. Changes the composition and duties of the division of disability and rehabilitative services advisory council. Requires the services for individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities task force to establish a subcommittee to make certain recommendations to the task force. Modifies provisions concerning records and information about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Repeals provisions concerning the following: (1) Reports to a health officer about a person who is believed to be a serious and Health and human services matters. Allows an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant to sign certain individualized family service plans. Changes the composition and duties of the division of disability and rehabilitative services advisory council. Requires the services for individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities task force to establish a subcommittee to make certain recommendations to the task force. Modifies provisions concerning records and information about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Repeals provisions concerning the following: (1) Reports to a health officer about a person who is believed to be a serious and present risk to the health of others. (2) Physician notification to: (A) a patient with a serious communicable disease; (B) a health officer; and (C) a person at risk. Changes the membership on the Indiana board of pharmacy. Removes the requirement that a qualifying pharmacist is responsible for the legal operations of a pharmacy. Specifies responsibilities of pharmacists concerning duties previously responsible by a qualifying pharmacist. Allows a qualified pharmacy technician to administer immunizations delegated by the pharmacist. (Current law allows pharmacy technicians to administer influenza and coronavirus disease immunizations.) Amends requirements for remote pharmacies. Adds an exception to the definition of "wholesale distribution" for prescription drugs. Repeals certain offenses concerning: (1) notification, reporting, and investigation related to communicable diseases; and (2) the donation, sale, or transfer of semen that contains antibodies for HIV. Makes technical and conforming changes. ... View more