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Human Services Committee

Interim Committee Studies and Assignments

(19 members)

2012 § 9 Study infant development programs, including a review of the state's lead agency agreement, service coordination, staffing, and funding structure, including the adequacy of the funding and the equitable distribution of the funds to providers

2186 § 3 Study the temporary assistance for needy families program administered by the Department of Human Services, including review of the sustainability of current services and programs being funded by temporary assistance for needy families funds, review of the potential programs and services that could be funded by use of temporary assistance for needy families funds, and review of the need for increased assistance to recipients of temporary assistance for needy families who are attending a postsecondary institution of learning

2205 § 18 Study the success and effects of the laws enacted by the 55th Legislative Assembly in House Bill No. 1041 (1997) and Senate Bill No. 2052 (1997), the "swap proposal," which required counties to pay the entire cost of the local administration of Medicaid, energy assistance, basic care assistance, child care assistance, and temporary assistance for needy families in exchange for the state's assumption of the full responsibility for paying the grant costs associated with those programs, including a review of North Dakota Century Code Sections 50‑01.2-00.1, 50‑01.2-03.1, 50-01.2-03.2, 50‑01.2-06, 50-03-00.1, 50-03-08, 50‑03‑09, 50-03-10, 50‑06‑05.1(28), 50-06-20, 50-24.1-14, and 50-24.5-08 to determine if those provisions have created a more understandable and sustainable division of responsibility between the state and counties in the delivery and financing of these economic assistance programs

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 Department of Human Services before August 1, 2008, on the status of medical assistance recipients' access to dental services (2007 S.L., ch. 25, § 1)

Receive periodic reports from the State Department of Health's Immunization Task Force during the 2007-08 interim regarding the impact of the immunization program transition on the local public health units and receive periodic reports during the 2007-08 interim from the State Health Officer regarding the fiscal impact of the transition (2007 S.L., ch. 230, § 2)

Receive report from the Department of Human Services during the 2007-08 interim regarding the transition assistance for the child care program implemented pursuant to Section 1 of Senate Bill No. 2186 (2007 S.L., ch. 418, § 5)

Receive annual reports from the Department of Human Services during the 2007-08 interim regarding the status of the alternatives-to-abortion services program (2007 S.L., ch. 414, § 2)

Receive report from the dean of the University of North Dakota College of Nursing regarding the nursing education consortium to address common concerns in nursing education (2007 S.L., ch. 155, § 1)

Receive semiannual reports and a final report by October 1, 2008, from the Drug Utilization Review Board regarding the board's review of utilization, cost, and effectiveness of certain drugs and the board's findings and recommendations for legislative changes (2007 S.L., ch. 430, § 2)

Committee Meetings

January 9, 2008 - 9:00 am CST

Committee Documents

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