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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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School based health centers. Requires a school corporation to provide certain health services to students. Allows a school corporation to contract with a health care provider, health system, or community partner to establish a school based health center (center). Sets forth requirements to establish a center. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to apply to the United States Department of Health and Human Services for a state plan amendment to allow school corporations and centers to seek Medicaid reimbursement for certain covered services. Requires the Indiana department of health to develop first aid guidelines for School based health centers. Requires a school corporation to provide certain health services to students. Allows a school corporation to contract with a health care provider, health system, or community partner to establish a school based health center (center). Sets forth requirements to establish a center. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to apply to the United States Department of Health and Human Services for a state plan amendment to allow school corporations and centers to seek Medicaid reimbursement for certain covered services. Requires the Indiana department of health to develop first aid guidelines for school emergencies that includes certain information. Removes a requirement that a school corporation record or include certain immunization information in the official high school transcript for a high school student. Provides that the governing body of a school corporation may not conduct a certain vision test or hearing test on a student without the prior written consent from the student's parent or guardian. ... View more