Report Title:

Chiropractic Care; Med-QUEST; Medicaid

Description:

Requires Med-QUEST and Medicaid coverage for chiropractic care.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1356

TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2003

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

SECTION 1. Chapter 346, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"346- Chiropractic coverage under medical assistance programs. For purposes of medical assistance programs, including medicaid and QUEST, under section 346-14, chiropractic, as defined in section 442-1, administered by a person licensed to practice chiropractic under section 442-2, shall be covered; provided that the department may negotiate rates, or establish payment and reimbursement rates, as appropriate."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2004.

INTRODUCED BY:

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