KY HB410 | 2016 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 16 2016 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2016-03-17 - posted in committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]


Create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to define terms; establish the Palliative Care and Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Advisory Council within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; establish the Palliative Care Consumer and Professional Information and Education Program within the cabinet; by January 1, 2019 require all health facilities to establish systems for identifying patients or residents who could benefit from palliative care; allow the cabinet to require action plans and impose fines for those in violation.

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AN ACT relating to patient quality of life.



2016-03-17Houseposted in committee
2016-02-18Houseposted in committee
2016-02-17Houseto Health & Welfare (H)
2016-02-16Houseintroduced in House

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