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KYHB135PassAmend KRS 311.842 to require the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure to promulgate administrative regulations relating the prescribing of controlled substances by physician assistants; amend KRS 311.844 to establish continuing education requirements ...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYSB50PassAmend KRS 205.647 to require the Department for Medicaid Services to establish and directly administer an outpatient pharmacy benefit program for all Medicaid beneficiaries; permit the department to contract with a third-party administrator on a fee-...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYSB191EngrossAmend KRS 309.080 to add definitions of certified alcohol and drug counselor assistant I and II; create new sections of KRS 309.080 to 309.089 to establish requirements for certification of alcohol and drug couselor assistant I and II; amend KRS 309....
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2020-03-26
Conference Committee appointed in House
KYSB30EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to limit the number of managed care organization (MCO) contracts to operate the Medicaid program to three.
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2020-03-19
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB586EngrossAmend KRS 218A.010 to add definitions of "trace amount" and "residue"; amend KRS 218A.1415, 218A.1416, and 218A.1417 to lower penalty for possession of a controlled substance when the substance is in a trace amount or is residue.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB12EngrossAmend KRS 304-17A.148 to cap the cost sharing requirements for prescription insulin at $100 per 30 day supply; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021.
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2020-03-18
To Senate Rules Committee
KYHB134IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 210 to define "sober living homes"; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to provide access to a certification program for sober living homes; require the cabinet to develop and make available on its W...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSJR35EngrossDirect the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish the Task Force on Services for Persons with Brain Injuries; establish duties of the task force; establish members of the task force; require a report to the Legislative Research Commissio...
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2020-03-17
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB72IntroAmend KRS 304.17A-164 to define "financial assistance" and "generic alternative;" and to require an insurer to apply financial assistance received by an insured toward any cost sharing owed by the insured with certain exceptions; EFFECTIVE January 1,...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB344PassAmend KRS 218A.240 to add permission for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services or applicable licensing board to access KASPER data to notify patients of a practitioner's emergency closure; amend KRS 218A.245 to delete reporting requirement on re...
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2020-03-17
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 20)
KYHB389IntroAmend KRS 304.17A-611 to prohibit insurers from requiring or using certain utilization reviews for certain prescription drugs used to treat alcohol or opioid use disorder; amend KRS 205.536 to prohibit the Department for Medicaid Services or a Medica...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB435IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 311 to permit a physician to provide long-term antibiotic therapy for a therapeutic purpose for a patient diagnosed with Lyme disease and not be subject to punishment by the State Board of Medical Licensure; requir...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHCR5PassUrge federal policymakers to expedite research regarding the safety and efficacy of the use of marijuana for medical purposes.
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2020-03-09
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 6)
KYHB463IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to establish the Kentucky Center for Cannabis Research at the University of Kentucky; define the role, mission, and responsibilities of the center; establish the university's duties related to the center; APPRO...
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2020-03-04
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB577IntroCreate a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefits plans to cover epinephrine auto-injectors for persons 18 years of age and under; provide that the coverage shall not be subject to cost-sharing requirements; amend KRS...
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2020-03-04
To House Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHB620IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to establish the Controlled Substance Prescribing Review and Enforcement Advisory Council to provide advice, guidance, and recommendations to state licensing boards charged with enforcing and reviewing prescri...
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2020-03-04
To House Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs Committee
KYHB502IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to establish the Controlled Substance Prescribing Review and Enforcement Advisory Council to provide advice, guidance, and recommendations to state licensing boards charged with enforcing and reviewing prescri...
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2020-03-03
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB136EngrossCreate various new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to define terms; to exempt the medicinal marijuana program from existing provisions in Kentucky law to the contrary; to require the Department for Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control to implement an...
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2020-03-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB506IntroAmend KRS 218A.010 to exempt combustible hemp products from the definition of marijuana; amend KRS 260.858 to allow a licensee to process, handle, or market combustible hemp products, exempt any person in possession, custody, or control of combustibl...
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2020-03-02
To House Agriculture Committee
KYHB519IntroCreate a new section of Subtitle 17A or KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefits plans to cover epinephrine auto-injectors for persons 18 years of age and under; cap cost-sharing at $50 per epinephrine auto-injector; allow cost-sharing cap to be ad...
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2020-03-02
To House Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHB534IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 216 to establish limitations on commissions, benefits, bonuses, rebates, kickbacks and bribes relating to health care services by any person including any provider or health care facility; include payment practice ...
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2020-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB23IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 315 to define terms; establish the insulin assistance program; establish the process by which individuals may qualify for the program; establish the process by which pharmacies may voluntarily participate in the pro...
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2020-02-26
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYSB118IntroAmend KRS 304-17A.148 to cap the cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin at $100 per 30-day supply; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021.
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2020-02-19
floor amendment (1) filed
KYHCR57EngrossUrge Congress to reassess the federal definition of hemp, allowing the product to contain up to one percent (1%) delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
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2020-02-14
To Senate Agriculture Committee
KYHB423IntroCreate a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to define terms; prohibit certain conduct of health plans and pharmacy benefit managers related to the coverage of certified insulin; provide a process by which manufacturers may have an insulin...
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2020-02-14
To House Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHB398IntroCreate a new section of Subtitle 17A, KRS Chapter 304 to define "health plan," "insurer," "pharmacy benefit manager," and "pharmacy or pharmacist services"; provide exceptions for federal laws that conflict with legislation; require Cabinet for Healt...
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2020-02-10
To House Banking and Insurance Committee
KYSB144IntroAmend KRS 72.410 to require a coroner to collect, secure, and provide for the disposal of any prescription medications of a decedent; amend KRS 72.992 to establish fines for violations of those duties.
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2020-02-07
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB338IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 222 to establish the Kentucky addiction prevention, recovery, and enforcement fund; establish administering committee membership; direct all revenues from the Commonwealth related to the drug epidemic to the fund; ...
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2020-01-30
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYSB108IntroAmend KRS 441.053, relating to jail health care operations, to remove the prohibition that an entity that provides medical, dental, psychological, or pharmacy services to the Department of Corrections and local jails cannot also provide claims manage...
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2020-01-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB117IntroAmend KRS 139.472 to delete the words "in humans" and "human" from the definition of "drug"; amend KRS 139.480 to exempt drugs and over-the-counter drugs that are purchased by a farmer and used in the treatment of certain farm animals; apply to sales...
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2020-01-29
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB107IntroCreate various new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to define terms; to exempt the medicinal marijuana program from existing provisions in Kentucky law to the contrary; to require the Department for Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control to implement an...
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2020-01-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB105IntroCreate various new sections of KRS Chapter 245 to define terms; to allow for possession, growth, use, processing, purchasing, transfer, and consumption of cannabis; to establish limits for transfer; to allow for purchasing and manufacture of cannabis...
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2020-01-24
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB249IntroCreate various new sections of KRS Chapter 315 to define terms; to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to annually compile lists of certain prescription drugs deemed to be essential to treating diabetes; to require drug manufacturers t...
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2020-01-21
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB248IntroCreate various new sections of KRS Chapter 367 to define terms; to prohibit manufacturers and wholesalers of off-patent or generic prescription drugs from engaging in unrestricted price increases; to require the secretary of the Cabinet for Health an...
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2020-01-15
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB224IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to define terms; establish a qualified terminally ill patient's right to voluntarily request medication to self-administer to cause death; require conditions for making request; permit patient to rescind request...
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2020-01-13
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB202IntroAmend KRS 218A.175 to require pain management facilities to require patients prescribed controlled substances to report for pill counts every 3 months; require the pain management facility to report on pill counts to the electronic system for monitor...
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2020-01-10
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB221IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to make the penalty for possession of a personal use quantity of marijuana a prepayable non-criminal fine; amend KRS 218A.010 to define "personal use quantity of marijuana" and "marijuana accessory"; amend KRS...
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2020-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB198IntroCreate a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to establish that any health benefit plan issued or renewed in the Commonwealth that provides coverage for hospital, medical, or surgical expenses, shall include coverage for chronic pain treatm...
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2020-01-09
To House Banking and Insurance Committee
KYSB59IntroCreate a new section of KRS 216.2950 to 216.2980 to prohibit a health care provider from performing a pelvic, rectal, or prostate examination without the informed consent of the patient or the person authorized to make health care decisions for the p...
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2020-01-08
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB69IntroAmend KRS 304.17A-148 to cap the cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin at $100 per 30-day supply; amend KRS 18A.225 to require the state employee health plan to comply; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021.
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2020-01-08
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYSJR5IntroDirect the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to create a task force to study prescription drug transparency and affordability.
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2020-01-08
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHCR4IntroUrge the United States Congress to enact the Lower Health Care Costs Act.
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2020-01-07
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB11IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to define terms and to establish a voluntary non-opioid directive form to inform practitioners that an opioid drug shall not be prescribed, ordered, or administered to a patient who has filed the form with the...
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2020-01-07
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB102IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 344 to prohibit employment discrimination based on a positive drug screen for cannabidiol or tetrahydrocannabinol.
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2020-01-07
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB71IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to require a practitioner to offer a prescription for naloxone hydrochloride or another drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the complete or partial reversal of opioid depression when prescrib...
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2020-01-07
To House Health and Family Services Committee
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