Healthcare Bills Sponsored By Senator Ivey-Soto

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This bill -- which is now law -- mandates that the co-pay for any formulary or medically necessary prescription for insulin shall not exceed $25.00.

This bill -- which is now law -- creates a presumption of custodial release for inmates who are pregnant or lactating, promoting both better health outcomes and public safety.

This bill -- which was Pocket Vetoed -- would have required that all agendas, minutes, reports, and rule-making records of the Interstate Commission of Nurse Licensure be public documents in New Mexico and would have prohibited any of their interstate rules from affecting the practice of nursing in New Mexico.

This bill – which was signed into law – revises the state Health Code based upon recommendations from a national accreditation process with input from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

This bill – which was signed into law – allows optional licensure for Lactation Care Providers, which facilitates reimbursement for services. This is estimated to save up to $85 Million dollars per year due to increased health of infants and toddlers.

This bill would have created a new mid-level dental provider called a Dental Therapist, required a dental exam for students attending public schools, and would have required the state dental officer at the Department of Health to be a licensed dental provider.

This bill would have implemented various improvements to dental care in New Mexico, including establishing a new mid-level provider called a Dental Therapist. This bill was endorsed by the Dental Association and the Dental Hygienist Association.

This bill would have modernized the State Health Act and was written in conjunction with a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Fellow and supported by the Department of Health.

This bill would have appropriated $2 Million Dollars to support low-income veterans who need modifications to their homes so they can remain independent.

This bill -- the content of which was included in HB 393 (2013) -- permits pharmacists to fill prescriptions for 90 days at a time.

This bill -- and the companion bill HB 624 (2013) -- sought better to implement the inter-disciplinary work of overdose prevention.

To see a complete list of Daniel's bills or to learn more about his committee assignments, click here!