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House Bill 1382

House Bill 1382

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB1382 (Updated February 6, 2001 11:44 PM - DI 77)

Overweight and obesity management. Requires the office of women's health of the state department of health to establish a comprehensive weight management pilot program. Specifies the purposes and functions of the program. Provides that the office of women's health may hire staff and obtain services necessary to carry out the purposes of the program. Voids a provision of the Indiana administrative code specifying that "anorectics or any agent used to promote weight loss" are not covered by Indiana's Medicaid program. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the health finance commission.)
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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