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KYSB150PassAmend KRS 304.17A-005 to define terms; create new sections of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require the commissioner of insurance to establish a database of billed health care service charges; require an insurer to reimburse for unanticipated ou...
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2020-03-30
signed by Governor
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
KYSB60PassAmend KRS 214.155 to add spinal muscular atrophy to the list of heritable conditions tested at birth.
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYSB82PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 210 to establish the Kentucky Eating Disorder Council in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; set forth membership and duties; require a report annually beginning December 1, 2020; sunset the council on Dece...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYSB125PassAmend KRS 311.900 to modify definitions used for athletic trainer licensing; amend KRS 311.901 to require athletic trainer regulations that include procedures, discipline, a code of ethics, and standards of practice; add a third supervising physician...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYSB72EnrollCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 508 to define "female genital mutilation" and create the Class B felony of female genital mutilation; create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to require the Department for Public Health in the Cabinet for Health an...
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2020-03-26
delivered to Governor
KYHB421EngrossAmend KRS 205.540 to add one representative of a recognized consumer advocacy group representing persons reentering society following incarceration to the Advisory Council for Medical Assistance; amend KRS 205.590 to create a Technical Advisory Commi...
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2020-03-26
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
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
KYSB205EngrossAmend KRS 202A.021 to permit voluntary transport to a hospital or psychiatric facility with authorization of the admitting and receiving hospital or facility; amend KRS 645.030 to permit voluntary transport of a child to a hospital or psychiatric fac...
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2020-03-19
To House Committee On Committees
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
KYSB90IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 344 to define terms; prohibit discrimination against medical care providers who decline to perform procedures that violate their conscience; grant providers the right not to participate in or pay for services that v...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Judiciary 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)
KYHB286IntroAmend KRS 314.011 to allow designated advanced practice registered nurses certified in psychiatric-mental health nursing to prescribe up to two sequential refills for a 30 day supply of psychostimulants; amend KRS 314.042 to remove the one-year pract...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHCR78EngrossCreate the Kentucky Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS) and Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS) Task Force to provide recommendations to the Cabinet for Health and Family...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Health and Welfare 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
KYHJR121IntroDirect all hospitals offering emergency services, the Kentucky Board of Nursing, the Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs, and the Kentucky Office of Victim Advocacy to report information relating to sexual assault nurse examinations and s...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB9EngrossCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to prohibit a person from denying or depriving a born-alive infant of nourishment with the intent to cause or allow the death of the infant; prohibit a person from denying or depriving a born-alive infant of med...
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2020-03-12
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 17, 2020
KYHR126IntroEncourage Kentucky institutions such as colleges, universities, and hospitals to create tuition benefit, loan forgiveness, or other incentivizing programs in order to improve health care in critical care access and health professional shortage areas.
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2020-03-12
To House Education Committee
KYSJR246IntroDirect the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to assess Kentucky’s preparedness to address the corona virus and report to the General Assembly.
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2020-03-06
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB274IntroCreate a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require out-of-network coverage of air ambulance claims; require program for payment of out-of-network air ambulance claims; require mediation process for out-of-network claims; deem complian...
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2020-03-06
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYSB265IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 367 to require health care providers to provide good faith estimates to patients for scheduled health care services; require health care providers and insurers to disclose certain information for scheduled health c...
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2020-03-06
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHB571IntroAmend KRS 311.6201 and 314.199 to allow for Medicaid recipients to be able to have a direct primary care membership agreement.
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2020-03-04
To House Health and Family Services 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
KYHB439IntroAmend KRS 216B.020 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations establishing standards for a certificate of need for ambulance service providers.
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2020-03-03
To House Health and Family Services 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
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
KYHB501IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 344 to define terms; prohibit discrimination against medical care providers who decline to perform procedures that violate their conscience; grant providers the right not to participate in or pay for services that v...
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2020-02-28
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHCR111IntroCreate the Task Force on Alternative Reimbursement Payment Models for Rural Hospitals to consider alternative methods of helping rural hospitals in Kentucky address the challenges they face in continuing to provide access to health care services to t...
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2020-02-28
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYSB215IntroAmend KRS 342.315 to eliminate the requirement that physicians contracting with the commissioner of the Department of Workers' Claims to perform evaluations in occupational disease claims be "B" readers who are licensed in Kentucky and are board-cert...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
KYHB489IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 320, relating to optometrists, to grant an optometrist immunity from civil liability when providing voluntary services without compensation; establish the same civil immunity for the owner or operator of the facilit...
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2020-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB285IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 508 to define "female genital mutilation" and create the Class B felony of female genital mutilation; create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to require the Department for Public Health in the Cabinet for Health an...
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2020-02-24
posting withdrawn
KYSB194IntroAmend KRS 304.17A-500 to define terms; create a new section of KRS 304.17A-500 to 304.17A-590 to define "covered health care services"; require health benefit plans to provide coverage and reimburse for covered health care services provided by a nonp...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHB94EngrossAmend KRS 311.591 to require the executive director of the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure to request a hearing officer for administrative hearings relating to discipline of physicians or doctors of osteopathic medicine; require the hearing offic...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB91EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to define terms and to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations requiring the use of a smoke evacuation system during any surgical procedure that is likely to...
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2020-02-21
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB213EngrossAmend KRS 214.185 to establish that any qualified mental health professional may provide outpatient mental health counseling to any child who is age 16 or older and is an unaccompanied youth.
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2020-01-31
To Senate Health and Welfare 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
KYHB321IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 438 to prohibit medical professionals from performing surgeries or proscribing medications to a minor with the intent to alter the sex the child was assigned at birth and create a Class D felony and a civil cause o...
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2020-01-28
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB310IntroCreate a new section of KRS 311.530 to 311.620 to make non-compete provisions in advance practice nurse practitioner, physician, and osteopath employment contracts void and unenforceable, except in limited circumstances when the contract is for the s...
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2020-01-27
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB311IntroCreate a new section of KRS 216B to define "free-standing alternative birthing center"; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations to establish licensure standards for free-standing alternative birthin...
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2020-01-27
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHR56IntroUrge the Secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services to apply for grants for social worker and human services professional safety.
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2020-01-27
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB228IntroAmend KRS 15.334 to encourage the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet to provide peace officers with training on Alzheimer's disease and related disorders; create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to encourage hospitals to provide staff and management ...
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2020-01-21
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB282IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 311 to require that a parent or legal guardian of an unemancipated minor be informed of an intent to withhold life-prolonging treatment before an order is instituted; permit a parent or legal guardian to refuse con...
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2020-01-21
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB85IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 210 define "conversion therapy," "mental health professional," and "public funds"; prohibit mental health professionals from engaging in conversion therapy with a person under 18 years of age or a person who is 18 ...
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2020-01-17
To Senate Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations Committee
KYSB29IntroAmend KRS 304.17A-527 to require Medicaid managed care organizations to provide all payment schedules utilized to reimburse health care providers with whom they have maintained a contractual relationship for the previous three months to the Medicaid ...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB41IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 372 to prohibit non-compete agreements for certain health-care providers.
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2020-01-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB239IntroAmend KRS 342.315 to eliminate the requirement that physicians contracting with the commissioner of the Department of Workers' Claims to perform evaluations in occupational disease claims be "B" readers who are licensed in Kentucky and are board-cert...
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2020-01-14
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment 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
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