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Rep. COBB-HUNTER proposes the following Amendment No.     to H.4100 as introduced by Ways & Means

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EXPLANATION: Statewide mobile health unit coordination project

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 117, GENERAL PROVISIONS, page 522, after line 35, by adding an appropriately numbered proviso to read:

/(GP: Statewide Mobile Health Units Coordination Project) For the current fiscal year, the South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare shall provide technical assistance and coordination to mobile health units in South Carolina, in order to coordinate statewide delivery of services to increase access to preventative and diagnostic health care, and reduce health inequities for rural, vulnerable, underserved, and displaced populations in South Carolina. The South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare shall: 1) be authorized to analyze currently operating mobile health clinics and identify relevant stakeholders for the purpose of identifying those units currently in use, the areas of the state in which they serve, and the scope of services they provide; 2) provide technical assistance to these units, and any established in the future, in the form of operational, technical, or logistical guidance and consultation; and 3) partner with The University of South Carolina Salkehatchie and Denmark Technical College, along with other public institutions of higher education and organizations to develop coordinating systems, training and health education services, and identify other needs for these mobile units. These efforts shall assist and support implementation strategies driven by local, regional, and state data and research and aligned efforts, and shall provide organization and collaboration among mobile health units and any units that may begin operating in the future. The mobile health units shall collaborate with the South Carolina Center for Rural & Primary Healthcare, and their partners, in these efforts./

Amend totals and titles to conform.