Thursday, August 16, 2012

Health Finance Commission 8/23

Family Voices Indiana shares information about the upcoming meeting of the health finance commission:

The first meeting of the Health Finance Commission will be held on August 23,
2012. The meeting will convene at 1:00 P.M. in the House Chambers of the State
House, 200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, Indiana.

Tentative agenda items include the following:

-  The effectiveness of current laws and rules in Indiana and best practices
used by other states for the regulation and monitoring of pain management
facilities and prescribers of controlled substances (SEA 24);

-  Specified health insurance plans and the number of covered people with
copayments, coinsurance amounts, and out-of-pocket costs incurred for
prescription drugs that exceed specified amounts for the coverage (SEA
407,SB 334, HR 66); and

- Whether any limitation should be placed on the dispensing of a
prescription drug by pharmacies (SEA 407, SB 334, and HR 66).  

(The meeting will be broadcast over the Internet for those unable to attend. Please
visit and select the video stream for the
appropriate room from the drop down list to watch the Webcast.)

If you would like to attend, you can apply for our family leadership development fund to support your participation. If you have concerns you would like to share please contact Family Voices Indiana.

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