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House Bill 1210


House Bill 1210

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF HB 1210 (Updated April 29, 2009 5:47 pm - DI 14)


Mental health and health. Creates the mental health services development program to provide incentives to attract psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses, and public sector psychiatrists to practice in Indiana. Creates the mental health services development programs board (board) to administer the programs. Creates the mental health services loan forgiveness account and the public sector psychiatry development program account within the state general fund to provide funding for the programs. Requires the board to develop a public sector psychiatry residency tracking program. Establishes the mental health corrections quality advisory committee. Creates a multiagency task force on workforce development issues relating to individuals with mental health and addictions issues. Provides for the closing of a juvenile proceeding during the testimony of health care providers and certain other providers. Establishes the primary care physician loan forgiveness program and the primary care physician loan forgiveness fund. Specifies qualifications to receive a student loan forgiveness payment from the fund.
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