Meeting to consider SB 782, SB 815, SB 818, HB 1774 and HB 1861

Senate Health and Human Services Committee

Monday, September 27, 2021 | 12:00 noon

East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A

Meeting to consider SB 782, SB 815, SB 818, HB 1774 and HB 1861


Call to Order 

  • Senate Bill 782 (Pittman) – Medicaid coverage for anti-obesity medications
  • Amendment A02258 (Brooks) – Specifies the coverage of anti-obesity medications
  • Senate Bill 815 (Muth) – Informed consent for pelvic, rectal, and prostate exams
  • Senate Bill 818 (J. Ward) – Expands the list of surgical procedures permitted at Ambulatory Surgical Centers to align with the federal Ambulatory Surgery Center Covered Procedures List without requiring a request for an exception or waiver from the PA Department of Health
  • House Bill 1774 (Flood) – Amends Act 191 of 2014, the Achieving Better Care by Monitoring All Prescriptions (ABC-MAP) Program to allow access to its prescription information for additional agency personnel
  • House Bill 1861 (Lewis) – Amends the Administrative Code to allow temporary regulatory flexibilities to continue emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic by requiring the state agencies to issue a final report of the regulatory suspensions and terminations

Recess to the Call of the Chair

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