Committee Studies and Assignments
2158 § 1 Conduct a study, in consultation with the Insurance Commissioner, Department of Health and Human Services, Board of the Comprehensive Health Association of North Dakota, and Public Employees Retirement System to determine the steps necessary for the dissolution of the Comprehensive Health Association of North Dakota under Chapter 26.1-08. The study must include analysis of the enrollees, transitioning of the current enrollees' plans to potential Affordable Care Act plans, Medicaid programs, and Public Employees Retirement System plans, and any other options determined by the study. The study also must include a process to discontinue any new enrollment into the Comprehensive Health Association of North Dakota immediately and transition all major medical plans in effect as soon as plan year 2024.
2085 § 3 Conduct a comprehensive study of the delivery of emergency medical services in the state. The study must include consideration of funding, taxation, access critical areas, demographics, volunteer training, volunteer retention, systems approach to rural areas, employment options, including access to a public safety pension, and educational reimbursements. The study also shall include consideration of distressed ambulance services, which are ambulance services that have indicated an intention to close or change their license level, or an ambulance service that fails to meet performance standards as established by the Department of Health and Human Services.
3021 Study whether the services provided in the state relating to the care and treatment of individuals with brain injury are adequate, including a review of the state's existing programs to identify potential pathways and treatment options for individuals with brain injury, gap identification with programmatic recommendations identifying potential strategies to address the gaps, potential federal and state funding sources for services, and developing a method to evaluate the efficacy of new programs.
Receive a report from the Department of Health and Human Services by November 1 of each year summarizing the number of deaths that occurred in the state caused by or related to fentanyl consumption during the preceding calendar year, including the county in which the deaths occurred and the age and gender of the deceased individuals. (2023 Senate Bill No. 2248 § 2) (NDCC § 19-03.1-23.5)