GME Study Bill

SB 773 – Medical Education & Residency Study

Primary Sponsors: Sen. Louis Pate (R-Wayne), Sen. Joyce Kraweic (R-Forsyth), Sen. David Curtis (R-Lincoln)

HB 1002 – Medical Education & Residency Study

Primary Sponsors: Rep. Donny Lambeth (R-Forsyth),  Rep. Craig Horn (R-Union), Rep. Josh Dobson (R-Avery), Rep. Linda Johnson (R-Cabarrus)

Bill Summary

This bill was filed jointly in the House and Senate. The bill would direct a study to be conducted of medical education and residency programs as recommended by the JLOC on Health and Human Services and the JLOC on Education. The goal of this bill would be to allow the two committees to work jointly together in order to facilitate a deeper understanding on the issue.

The report would contain information on medical school student slots, residency slots, objectives for medical programs, funding for AHECS, funding operating costs for state medical schools, rembursment related to GME through the Medicaid program, recommendations, analysis, and limitations.

The bill would require an interim report to be submitted by November 1, 2018. The report would need to be given to the respective Oversight Committees by March 1, 2020.

Bill Movement

This bill was filed on May 21, 2018. This bill was referred to the Senate Rules and Operations Committee on May 23, 2018. This bill was amended to include the private medical schools in the bill. This bill passed the House Health Committee on June 6, 2018.

This bill is scheduled to be heard on the House Session on June 7, 2018.

This bill was pulled from the House calendar and rescheduled for Monday, June 11, 2018.

This bill passed 113-0 and will now move to the Senate.


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