October 18, 2022
The state Health and Human Services Committee today advanced a series of relevant proposals for the health care community, including initiatives related to pharmacy benefit contracts and oversight of staffing agencies that contract with long-term care facilities.
HAP is following a host of hospital legislative priorities as lawmakers wrap up business before a new General Assembly and new governor arrive in 2023. State lawmakers only have a few session days scheduled before the end of the 2021–2022 legislative session.
The bills advanced by the committee today included:
The legislative proposals now move to the full Senate for consideration.
HAP continues to advocate for state legislation to support Pennsylvania hospitals and the communities they serve. This includes initiatives to bolster our behavioral health care system and prevent the return of venue shopping in medical liability cases. Learn more about HAP’s state advocacy agenda.
For more information, contact Heather Tyler, HAP’s vice president, state legislative advocacy.
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