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HB 44 (BR 118) - T. Burch, D. Graham, D. Keene, T. Kerr

     AN ACT relating to health data collection.
     Amend KRS 216.2923 to include information on charges, quality, and outcomes of health care services and require the Health Services Data Advisory Committee to make recommendations on risk adjusting data; amend KRS 216.2925 to require reports on a quarterly basis, to add outcome data, and to require electronic reports as required under federal law; amend KRS 216.2927 to require a public use data agreement and require the Data Advisory Committee to review protocols on release of data; amend KRS 216.2929 to require information on the cabinet's Web site regarding charges, quality, and outcomes, specify sources of data, require opportunity for provider to comment on data, require use of national quality indicators and explanations about use of data.


     HCS - Retain original provisions and specify exact duties of the data advisory committee; specify all health insurers are required to submit policy information, not all insurers.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Oct 3-To: Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare
     Dec 18-Approve as prefiled
     Jan 8-introduced in House
     Jan 9-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Jan 14-posted in committee
     Jan 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 25-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, January 28, 2008
     Jan 29-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute
     Jan 30-received in Senate
     Feb 1-to Health & Welfare (S)
     Mar 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 13-2nd reading, to Rules
     Apr 2-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for April 2, 2008; 3rd reading, passed 34-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 11-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 71)

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