nd.gov - The Official Portal for North Dakota State Government
North Dakota: Legendary. Follow the trail of legends

Breadcrumb Navigation

Budget Committee on Health Care

Interim Committee Studies and Assignments

(18 members)

1010 § 11 Study the need for a comprehensive, long-range study of the state's current and future health care needs in order to address issues such as the aging population of the state, the phenomenon of health care cost-shifting to the private sector, the trend of uncompensated health care services, shortages in the number of health care professionals, duplication of technology and facilities, and any other factors that might affect the health care system in North Dakota in the year 2020

1280 § 6 Study the feasibility and desirability of creating an allied health professions board to regulate the practice of members of allied health professions, including the feasibility and desirability of a North Dakota allied health professions board entering joint professional licensure agreements with neighboring states

2171 § 1 Study the licensure and regulation of acupuncturists practicing in the state, as well as the possibility of multistate joint licensure and regulation programs

2269 § 2 Study the fiscal impact and the feasibility and desirability of establishing an umbrella licensing organization for a group consisting of counselors, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, and social workers

Receive annual report from the Board of Nursing on its study, if conducted, of the nursing educational requirements in this state and the nursing shortage in this state and the implications for rural communities (NDCC § 43-12.1-08.2, effective through September 30, 2006)

Receive annual report from the Department of Human Services describing enrollment statistics and costs associated with the children’s health insurance program state plan (NDCC § 50-29-02)

Contract with a private entity, after receiving recommendations from the Insurance Commissioner, to provide a cost-benefit analysis of every legislative measure mandating health insurance coverage of services or payment for specified providers of services, or an amendment that mandates such coverage or payment (NDCC § 54-03-28)

Receive report from the State Department of Health during the 2005-06 interim regarding the department’s basic care survey pilot project which includes a recommendation of whether the unannounced survey process should continue for all basic care facilities (2005 S.L., ch. 32, § 26)