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BILL AS INTRODUCED 2007-2008

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H.322

Introduced by Representatives Milkey of Brattleboro, Ainsworth of Royalton, Allard of St. Albans Town, Andrews of Rutland City, Aswad of Burlington, Atkins of Winooski, Audette of S. Burlington, Baker of West Rutland, Barnard of Richmond, Bissonnette of Winooski, Botzow of Pownal, Branagan of Georgia, Bray of New Haven, Brennan of Colchester, Brooks of Montpelier, Canfield of Fair Haven, Cheney of Norwich, Clark of St. Johnsbury, Clark of Vergennes, Clarkson of Woodstock, Clerkin of Hartford, Condon of Colchester, Consejo of Sheldon, Copeland-Hanzas of Bradford, Corcoran of Bennington, Courcelle of Rutland City, Davis of Washington, Devereux of Mount Holly, Donahue of Northfield, Donovan of Burlington, Edwards of Brattleboro, Emmons of Springfield, Evans of Essex, Fallar of Tinmouth, Fisher of Lincoln, Fitzgerald of St. Albans City, Flory of Pittsford, Frank of Underhill, French of Randolph, Gervais of Enosburg, Gilbert of Fairfax, Godin of Milton, Grad of Moretown, Haas of Rochester, Head of S. Burlington, Helm of Castleton, Hosford of Waitsfield, Howard of Rutland City, Howrigan of Fairfield, Hudson of Lyndon, Jerman of Essex, Jewett of Ripton, Keogh of Burlington, Kitzmiller of Montpelier, Kupersmith of S. Burlington, Larocque of Barnet, Larrabee of Danville, LaVoie of Swanton, Lawrence of Lyndon, Lenes of Shelburne, Leriche of Hardwick, Lippert of Hinesburg, Livingston of Manchester, Malcolm of Pawlet, Manwaring of Wilmington, Marcotte of Coventry, Marek of Newfane, Martin of Springfield, Martin of Wolcott, Masland of Thetford, McAllister of Highgate, McCormack of Rutland City, McCullough of Williston, McDonald of Berlin, McFaun of Barre Town, Minter of Waterbury, Mitchell of Barnard, Monti of Barre City, Moran of Wardsboro, Morley of Barton, Morrissey of Bennington, Mrowicki of Putney, Nuovo of Middlebury, Obuchowski of Rockingham, Ojibway of Hartford, Orr of Charlotte, Otterman of Topsham, Oxholm of Vergennes, Pearson of Burlington, Peaslee of Guildhall, Pellett of Chester, Perry of Richford, Peterson of Williston, Pillsbury of Brattleboro, Pugh of S. Burlington, Randall of Troy, Shand of Weathersfield, Sharpe of Bristol, Shaw of Derby, Spengler of Colchester, Stevens of Shoreham, Sunderland of Rutland Town, Sweaney of Windsor, Trombley of Grand Isle, Turner of Milton, Valliere of Barre City, Weston of Burlington, Wheeler of Derby, Winters of Williamstown, Wright of Burlington, Zenie of Colchester and Zuckerman of Burlington

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Health; Medicaid; chiropractic services

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to ensure that Medicaid beneficiaries may receive medically necessary chiropractic services.

AN ACT RELATING TO CHIROPRACTIC SERVICES FOR MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  CHIROPRACTIC COVERAGE UNDER MEDICAID AND VHAP

The agency of human services is directed to reinstate chiropractic coverage for adults in the Medicaid and VHAP programs effective September 1, 2007, consistent with section 4088a of Title 8 and at rates comparable to payments for care or services by other health care providers.



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