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SB 149/HM (BR 1678) - J. Denton

     AN ACT relating to metabolic disorders in children.
     Amend KRS 205.560 to clarify Medicaid coverage for therapeutic food, formulas, supplements, and low-protein food products prescribed by a physician for inborn errors of metabolism or genetic conditions; amend KRS 213.141 and 304.17A-139 to conform.


     SCS/HM - Retain original provisions except specify the therapeutic foods may be obtained rather than prescribed for treatment of inborn errors of metabolism and genetic disorders; restore list of medical conditions; change language in KRS 304.17A-139 to require coverage for a newborn to include care and treatment of congenital defects and birth abnormalities, and delete language relating to therapeutic food, formulas and supplements; create a new section to reflect previous requirements of KRS 304.17A-139.

     Feb 13-introduced in Senate
     Feb 15-to Health & Welfare (S)
     Mar 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 10-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 11-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 12, 2008
     Mar 12-3rd reading, passed 34-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 13-received in House
     Mar 14-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Mar 21-posted in committee
     Mar 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 27-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 28-placed in the Orders of the Day
     Apr 2-3rd reading, passed 95-0; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
     Apr 3-delivered to Governor
     Apr 14-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 119)

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