House Health Hears Testimony, Educational Presentation

[March 13, 2019]

The House Health Committee met on Tuesday, March 12 to hear testimony on four bills. No votes occurred during the session. 

The hearing began with an educational presentation from Rea Hederman of the Buckeye Institute that discussed ideas to decrease costs in the health care industry by increasing competition. Among the ideas to increase competition discussed by Mr. Hederman were increasing the scope of practice for physician assistants and nurse practitioners, increasing transparency in hospital pricing, and encouraging the use of health savings accounts.

Following the presentation, the committee heard proponent testimony on the following bills:

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