SB 442/FN (BR 2328) - W. Blevins
AN ACT relating to pharmacy services.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 315 to require the Board of Pharmacy to develop a Continuous Quality Improvement Program for pharmacists; require the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate administrative regulations to define the types of pharmacy services as part of the program, create a three-tier system for the delivery of these pharmacy services and scales for pharmacists' compensation for the provision of these services; require appropriate documentation of the pharmacy services and reporting requirements for pharmacists; create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the development of a Continuous Quality Improvement Program for pharmacists in the state's Medicaid program, providing medical assistance to indigent citizens of the Commonwealth; require the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations to define the types of pharmacy services as part of the program, develop a system for reimbursement for the provision of pharmacy services; develop sets of outcome measures to evaluate the effectiveness of a pharmacy improvement program; develop protocols for the integration of physicians' practice guidelines; require the cabinet to develop a state plan to be submitted to the Governor and the Legislative Research Commission by December 1, 1998; require the cabinet to develop a pilot project to implement a Continuous Quality Improvement Program by April 1, 1999, and produce a status report of the activities outlined in the state plan and recommendations for a statewide implementation of the Continuous Quality Improvement Program.
Mar 6-introduced in Senate
Mar 9-to Health and Welfare (S)