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Health Care and Life Sciences News


Posted on: Jan 29, 2014

The IndyBar Legislative Committee is currently monitoring the following health care and life sciences related legislation. IndyBar members can request that the Legislative Committee track specific legislation by contacting committee chair Mindy Westrick at mindy.westrick@faegrebd.com.

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HB1106 EPHEDRINE AND PSEUDOEPHEDRINE (KUBACKI R)
Makes materials, compounds, mixtures, or preparations that contain ephedrine or pseudoephedrine schedule III controlled substances subject to being dispensed only by a prescription.

SB380 MALPRACTICE LIMITATIONS (WALTZ B)
Raises the aggregate damages that may be obtained for the death of an adult person from $300,000 to $1,250,000. Requires the health finance commission to study during the 2014 legislative interim: (1) whether additional training for health facility employees is needed and the funding mechanism to provide the training; and (2) whether additional oversight and regulation of health facilities are necessary for the safety of health facility residents.

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