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HB125

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HB 125 (BR 95) - R. Damron, M. King, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to direct patient reporting of medical laboratory reports.
     Amend KRS 333.150 to require a medical laboratory to provide a copy of laboratory results to a patient at the patient's request.

HB 125 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Retain original provisions, except add that the request for a copy of laboratory results to a patient be at the patient's request and the physician's request.
     SCS - Retain original provisions of the bill except to remove the requirement for a written physician request; create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304-17 to permit patients who suffer from chronic illnesses, in consultation with their medical providers, to elect a day of the month to purchase all of their medications; create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Department for Medicaid Services to permit medication synchronization when part of a plan between provider, patient, and pharmacist; prohibit moving the prescription date of Schedule II and certain Schedule III drugs; require a prorated daily cost-sharing rate if necessary; require certain dispensing fees to be related to the total number of prescriptions dispensed; prohibit moving of a Schedule II substance or certain Schedule III substances; create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to define "suboxone" and to require that a managed care organization establish the same access criteria for all administration methods of suboxone; amend KRS 315.522 to authorize that a reciprocal license be granted to an out-of-state provider located in one of Kentucky's seven contiguous bordering states; establish that requirements for licensure in the contiguous state, including any requirement for a physical location in the state as a condition of issuing or renewing a license, be substantially similar to the licensure requirements in this state; amend KRS 315.191 to reorganize membership of the advisory council to include two members of the durable medical equipment profession; specify that the requirements for licensure reciprocity with contiguous states including, but not limited to, the requirement for a physical location, be substantially similar to Kentucky's requirements, that operators from states that do not have licensure requirements indicate by affidavit that they understand and will follow Kentucky laws, and that the contiguous states grant the same privileges to Kentucky providers; require that the two representatives of the home medical equipment and services profession serving on the advisory board be licensed under KRS 315.514; amend KRS 315.514 to exempt specialized equipment providers from licensure reciprocity if Kentucky does not provide that equipment; amend KRS 315.010 to permit a collaborative agreement to be made between more than one pharmacist and practitioner if certain agreement provisions are met; amend KRS 333.150 to require a medical laboratory to provide a patient a copy of laboratory results upon written request; EMERGENCY for provisions relating to same access criteria for suboxone.
     SCA (1/Title, J. Denton) - Make title amendment.
     CCR - Cannot agree.
     FCCR/Title - Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304-17 to permit patients who suffer from chronic illnesses, in consultation with their medical providers, to elect a day of the month to purchase all of their medications; create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Department for Medicaid Services to permit medication synchronization when part of a plan between provider, patient, and pharmacist; prohibit moving the prescription date of Schedule II and certain Schedule III drugs; require a prorated daily cost-sharing rate if necessary; require certain dispensing fees to be related to the total number of prescriptions dispensed; prohibit moving of a Schedule II substance or certain Schedule III substances; amend KRS 315.522 to authorize that a reciprocal license be granted to an out-of-state provider located in one of Kentucky's seven contiguous bordering states; establish that requirements for licensure in the contiguous state, including any requirement for a physical location in the state as a condition of issuing or renewing a license, be substantially similar to the licensure requirements in this state; amend KRS 315.191 to reorganize membership of the advisory council to include two members of the durable medical equipment profession; specify that the requirements for licensure reciprocity with contiguous states including, but not limited to, the requirement for a physical location, be substantially similar to Kentucky's requirements, that operators from states that do not have licensure requirements indicate by affidavit that they understand and will follow Kentucky laws, and that the contiguous states grant the same privileges to Kentucky providers; require that the two representatives of the home medical equipment and services profession serving on the advisory board be licensed under KRS 315.514; amend KRS 315.514 to exempt specialized equipment providers from licensure reciprocity if Kentucky does not provide that equipment; amend KRS 315.010 to permit a collaborative agreement to be made between more than one pharmacist and practitioner if certain agreement provisions are met; amend KRS 333.150 to require a medical laboratory to provide a patient a copy of laboratory results upon written request; amend KRS 304.17A-527 to require an insurer offering a health benefit plan to file copies of any terms and conditions required of a provider to participate in the network on forms to be prescribed by administrative regulation promulgated by the commissioner; amend KRS 304.17A-578 to include chiropractor in the definition of participating provider; amend KRS 304.3-400, to exclude captive insurers that are risk retention groups as defined under federal law from the definition of "authorized insurer" or "insurer"; amend KRS 304.17A-550 to require insurers if they offer health benefit plans limiting out-of-network providers and covered services to those performed within the Commonwealth of Kentucky, to also offer health benefit plans that do not limit out-of-network providers and covered services to those performed within the Commonwealth of Kentucky; amend KRS 202A.400 to define patient as a person currently under the outpatient care or treatment of a mental health professional; direct the staff of the Legislative Research Commission to study the potential use of an electronic health records system by the state to allow medical professionals instant access to medical histories of state employees, retirees, and Medicaid recipients; make provisions of Sections 1, 2, 8, 9, and 11 take effect January 1, 2015; make title amendment.

     Jan 7-introduced in House
     Jan 8-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 3-posted in committee
     Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 21, 2014
     Feb 21-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 24-received in Senate
     Feb 26-to Health & Welfare (S)
     Mar 21-taken from Health & Welfare (S); 1st reading; returned to Health & Welfare (S)
     Mar 24-taken from Health & Welfare (S); 2nd reading; returned to Health & Welfare (S)
     Mar 27-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 31-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 31, 2014; 3rd reading, passed 34-2 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; House refused to concur in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; received in Senate; to Rules (S)
     Apr 14-posted for passage for receding from Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; Senate refused to recede from Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate
     Apr 15-Conference Committee report filed in House and Senate; Conference Committee report adopted in House and Senate; Free Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate; Free Conference Committee report filed in House and Senate; Free Conference Committee report adopted in Senate; Bill passed 36-0; received in House

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