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.
SB 149 - AMENDMENTS
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)