HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. Della Au Belatti, Chair

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Chris Todd

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

 

 

COMMITTEE ON INTRASTATE COMMERCE

Rep. Takashi Ohno, Chair

Rep. Isaac W. Choy, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

TIME:

8:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 407

Status

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Authorizes insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations to offer, sell, or renew, on or after January 1, 2018, a high deductible health plan in conjunction with a health savings account to an employer subject to the Prepaid Health Care Act together with a prepaid health care plan insurance policy. Specifies limitations for high deductible health plans and health savings accounts.

 

HLT/IAC, CPC

HB 912

Status

RELATING TO NURSING.

Allows advanced practice registered nurses to offer care and services to minors and patients in assisted community treatment programs similar to care and services offered by physicians and other health care service providers.

 

HLT/IAC, CPC

HB 563

Status

RELATING TO DENTAL HYGIENISTS.

Permits licensed dental hygienists in the State to operate under general, rather than direct, supervision of a licensed dentist.

 

HLT/IAC, CPC

HB 374

Status

RELATING TO DENTAL ASSISTANTS.

Clarifies the allowable and prohibited practices requirements for dental assistants. Prohibits the ordering of a person without a dental hygienist license to perform services or procedures within the scope of practice of dental hygiene.

 

HLT/IAC, CPC

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 20 copies (including an original) to Room 403 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6311 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the website); or

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-9425 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

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Rep. Takashi Ohno

Chair

 

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Rep. Della Au Belatti

Chair