HB 706

Status: Sent to governor
Author: Rep. Diego Bernal
Sponsor: Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr.
Summary: Provides that a child is eligible to receive audiology services provided under the school health and related services program if the child is 20 or younger, has a disability or chronic medical condition, is eligible for Medicaid, and has been prescribed the services via an IEP or Section 504 plan. The Health and Human Services Commission will reimburse a provider for such audiology services. 

(Click here to return to the 2019 session bill summary page.)