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Short Title

Identify need and provide support for palliative care 
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Long Title To amend sections 3702.51, 3702.594, 3712.01, and 4731.054 and to enact sections 3701.36, 3701.361, 3701.362, 3712.10, and 3712.11 of the Revised Code to create the Palliative Care and Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Council and a related education program, to require identification of patients and residents who could benefit from palliative care, to authorize hospice care programs to provide palliative care in their inpatient facilities or units to non-hospice patients, to specify that Medicaid coverage for palliative care is not being expanded, to modify the pain management clinic licensing law relative to certain palliative care patients, and to authorize the Director of Health to approve the transfer of certain nursing home beds to a facility in a contiguous county.


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Effective Date

March 20, 2019


Senate Health, Human Services and Medicaid Committee
House Aging and Long Term Care Committee

Primary Sponsors

Sarah LaTourette


Marlene Anielski
Nickie J. Antonio
Steven Arndt
Michael Ashford
John Barnes
Louis W. Blessing III
Kristin Boggs
Janine R. Boyd
Andrew Brenner
Richard Brown
Rick Carfagna
Nicholas J. Celebrezze
Jack Cera
Kathleen Clyde
Hearcel F. Craig
Robert R. Cupp
Anthony DeVitis
Bill Dean
Jay Edwards
Keith Faber
Teresa Fedor
Tavia Galonski
Theresa Gavarone
Timothy Ginter
Doug Green
Dave Greenspan
Christina Hagan
Stephen D. Hambley
Brian Hill
Glenn W. Holmes
Stephanie Howse
Stephen A. Huffman
Jim Hughes
Catherine D. Ingram
Darrell Kick
Al Landis
George F. Lang
David Leland
Michele Lepore-Hagan
P. Scott Lipps
Nathan H. Manning
Robert McColley
Adam C. Miller
Michael J. O'Brien
John Patterson
Thomas F. Patton
Dorothy Pelanda
Rick Perales
Dan Ramos
Alicia Reece
Bill Reineke
Jeff Rezabek
Craig S. Riedel
John M. Rogers
Cliff Rosenberger
Scott K. Ryan
Tim Schaffer
Gary Scherer
Kirk Schuring
William Seitz
Michael Sheehy
Kent Smith
Ryan Smith
Robert Sprague
Dick Stein
Martin J. Sweeney
Emilia Strong Sykes
Andy Thompson
Thomas West
Ron Young
Bill Beagle
Dave Burke
Bill Coley
John Eklund
Randy Gardner
Bob D. Hackett
Matt Huffman
Stephanie Kunze
Peggy Lehner
Gayle Manning
Scott Oelslager
Bob Peterson
Joe Schiavoni
Charleta B. Tavares
Lou Terhar
Cecil Thomas
Kenny Yuko
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