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HF 2539 - Health Care Expansion Plan - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Health Care Expansion Plan

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (37-6) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (93-3) -
Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Failed (Senate) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (96-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (42-6) - (Key vote)

Title: Health Care Expansion Plan

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands health care coverage for children and creates programs and provides incentives for healthy lifestyles.

Highlights:
- Requires that the Department of Public Health promote and regulate the use of Health Information Technology (sec. 4). - Allows people under the age of 25 or enrolled as full-time students to be covered by their parents insurance (sec. 10). - Requires that by December 31, 2010, every child 12 years or under who receives medical assistance must also receive dental assistance (sec. 19). - Establishes a Medical Assistance Quality Improvement Council that will provide reports on medical assistance satisfaction (sec. 24). - Establishes an Iowa healthy communities initiative grant program in which communities will be rewarded for promoting healthy lifestyles (sec. 25). - Establishes the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Nutrition to develop strategies for promoting healthy lifestyles (sec. 26). - Establishes a tax credit plan in which a small business is rewarded for providing wellness programs to their employees (sec. 27).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (97-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Health Care Expansion Plan

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