07RS HB337

HB337

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HB 337/FN (BR 1011) - J. Stacy, M. Marzian, S. Brinkman, R. Crimm, D. Floyd, J. Higdon, J. Jenkins, F. Nesler, D. Owens, T. Riner, J. Tilley, D. Watkins, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to Medicaid reimbursement for smoking cessation treatment.
     Amend KRS 205.560 to provide Medicaid reimbursement for smoking cessation treatment interventions, including counseling and pharmacotherapies.

HB 337 - AMENDMENTS


     SCS/FN - Retain original provisions, except make the Medicaid coverage for smoking cessation contingent upon available funds; state findings and declarations regarding the incidence, prevention, screening, and treatment of diabetes; urge the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to encourage Medicaid providers to obtain and record the body mass index of recipients and to use the index and the American Diabetes Association guidelines in the treatment of Medicaid recipients to prevent or delay the onset of diabetes, control diabetes, and prevent the associated long-term complications.

     SCA (1/Title, J. Denton) - Make title amendment.

     SFA (1/Title, D. Roeding) - Make title amendment.

     SFA (2, D. Roeding) - Establish KRS Chapter 319B, regarding the licensing and regulation of practitioners of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics; create a new section of KRS Chapter 319B to define terms for the chapter; create a new section of KRS Chapter 319B to establish the Kentucky Board of Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Pedorthics and its appointment and meeting procedures; create a new section of KRS Chapter 319B to delineate the duties of the board; require the board to administer and enforce the provisions of the chapter and to promulgate administrative regulations to establish the requirements for licensure and certification of licensed orthotists, prosthetists, and pedorthists, and certified orthotic fitters; create a new section of KRS Chapter 319B to state additional powers of the board, including the authority to employ needed personnel and contract with the Division of Occupations and Professions for the provision of administrative services; create new sections of KRS Chapter 319B to declare rules for actual physical licenses and certificates, practice authorization, and scope of practice; create a new section of KRS Chapter 319B to set a July 1, 2009, deadline for practice outside the provisions of the chapter; create new sections of KRS Chapter 319B to exempt individuals engaging in their profession from the authority of Chapter 319B, including licensed health care practitioners or providers, physician, chiropractor, pharmacist, physical therapists, occupational therapists, certain individuals working under the supervision and control of a licensed pharmacist, and listed types of orthotic, prosthetic, or pedorthic practice; create a new section of KRS Chapter 319B to forbid any person from practicing as or professing to be any of the licensed or certified professionals in the chapter without a valid current license or certificate; create a new section of KRS Chapter 319B to establish license expiration and renewal dates and procedures; create new sections of KRS Chapter 319B to authorize the board to grant reciprocity with other jurisdictions, discipline licensees or deny applicants for unprofessional conduct, and set fees within specified limits; create a new section of KRS Chapter 319B to list penalties for violations of provisions of the chapter.

     Feb 7-introduced in House
     Feb 8-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 13-posted in committee
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 21-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 22, 2007
     Feb 23-3rd reading, passed 94-0
     Feb 26-received in Senate
     Feb 28-to Health & Welfare (S)
     Mar 5-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Health & Welfare (S)
     Mar 6-taken from committee; 2nd reading; returned to Health & Welfare (S)
     Mar 7-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) as a Consent Bill
     Mar 9-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 9, 2007; taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day; passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day; floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1-title) filed
     Mar 12-3rd reading; committee amendment (1-title) withdrawn ; passed 33-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1-title) and (2) ; received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title), floor amendments (1-title) and (2); House refused to concur in Senate Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1-title) and (2) ; received in Senate; posted for passage for receding from Senate Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1-title) and (2) ; Senate receded from Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1-title) and (2) ; passed 33-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 23-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 90)

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