Relating to Acupuncture
Re-referred to HHS, CPC, referral sheet 1
"(c) Acupuncture treatments shall be allowed for no more than thirty visits at no more than [
$ a visit[.;
provided that this dollar amount shall increase by per cent and be rounded up to the nearest dollar on July 1, 2018, and subsequently increase in the same manner on July 1 of every year thereafter."
Relating to Health
1/20/2017: S Introduced.
1/23/2017: S Referred to CPH, WAM.
1/23/2017: S Passed First Reading.
1/25/2017: S The committee(s) on CPH has scheduled a public hearing on 01-31-17 9:00AM in conference room 229.
1/31/2017: S The committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, Nishihara, S. Chang, Espero; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Ihara, Kidani, Ruderman.
1/31/2017: Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Hearing (09:00 1/31/2017 Conference Room 229)
2/10/2017: S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
2/10/2017: S Reported from CPH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 111) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/21/2017: S The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-23-17 1:35PM in conference room 211.
2/23/2017: S The committee(s) on WAM deferred the measure until 02-24-17 1:45PM in conference room 211.
2/23/2017: Senate Ways and Means Decision (13:35 2/23/2017 Conference Room 211)
2/24/2017: S The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in WAM were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Tokuda, Galuteria, Harimoto, Inouye, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Wakai; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) Dela Cruz, English, K. Kahele, Taniguchi.
2/24/2017: Senate Ways and Means Hearing (13:45 2/24/2017 Conference Room 211)
3/2/2017:: S One Day Notice 03-03-17.
3/2/2017: S Reported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 654) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading.
3/3/2017: H Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 34) in amended form (SD 1).
3/3/2017: S Report adopted; Passed Third Reading. Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) Gabbard). Transmitted to House.
3/7/2017: H Referred to CPC/HLT, FIN, referral sheet 26
3/7/2017: H Pass First Reading
11/30/2017: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.
1/17/2018: Re-referred to
CPC/HHS, FIN, referral sheet 1
Relating to Health Care Practitioners
Requires health care providers to conspicuously post and communicate their specific type of licensure in their offices, communicate that information to patients in their practices, and include that information in their advertising. Imposes penalties for licensed health care providers who include deceptive or misleading information about their qualifications in their advertising, or misrepresent their qualifications to patients.