HB 458 (BR 1335) - J. Bell, K. Hall, D. Watkins, R. Adams, L. Belcher, M. Cherry, C. Embry Jr., R. Henderson, M. Henley, W. Hurt, J. Jenkins, T. Kerr, M. King, M. Marzian, T. McKee, F. Nesler, D. Osborne, J. Richards, B. Rowland, S. Santoro, J. Short, A. Simpson, J. Stacy, W. Stone, B. Yonts
AN ACT relating to ambulatory surgical centers.
Amend KRS 216B.015 to clarify the definition of ambulatory surgical center; amend KRS 304.17A-147 and 304.17A-1473 to conform.
HB 458 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions of the bill except to amend the definition of ambulatory surgical center and amend KRS 216B.095 to require the cabinet to grant a nonsubstantive review for certificate of need for centers that meet conditions.
SCS - Retain original provisions, except clarify the definition of ambulatory surgical center to exclude certain physician private offices and enhanced payments for outpatient surgical procedures performed in those private offices; include physician offices that meet the definition of an ambulatory surgical center within the control of KRS Chapter 216B; exempt previously licensed ambulatory surgical centers from the certificate of need requirement; add criteria for an ambulatory surgical center to merit the cabinet's nonsubstantive review for a certificate of need proposal.
SFA (1, T. Buford) - Retain provisions of the committee substitute, except delete language related to the criteria for being granted a nonsubstantive review for a certificate of need proposal and to add that accreditation may be by the Joint Commission.
Feb 23-introduced in House
Feb 27-to Health & Welfare (H)
Feb 28-posted in committee
Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 5-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Mar 6-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 7-received in Senate
Mar 13-to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
Mar 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 21-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Mar 26-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 26, 2012; 3rd reading; floor amendment (1) defeated ; passed 34-2 with Committee Substitute
Mar 27-received in House; to Rules (H)
Mar 28-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
Mar 29-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 90-2; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
Mar 30-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
Apr 11-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 103)