STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2236
RE: S.C.R. No. 6
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-Second State Legislature
Regular Session of 2023
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce, to which was referred S.C.R. No. 6, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, entitled:
"SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES MED-QUEST DIVISION, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, TO EXPAND THE TYPES OF QUALIFIED PROVIDERS ALLOWED TO PROVIDE LACTATION CONSULTANT SERVICES FOR THE MEDICAID POPULATION IN THE STATE,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to request that the Department of Human Services Med-Quest Division, in collaboration with the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, expand the types of qualified providers allowed to provide lactation consultant services for the Medicaid population in the state.
The Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice, HMSA, and one individual testified in support. One individual testified in opposition. The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs-Professional and Vocational Licensing offered comments.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of S.C.R. No. 6, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, and recommends its adoption.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce,
MARK M. NAKASHIMA, Chair