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SB 98/FN (BR 1387) - A. Kerr, T. Buford, E. Scorsone, E. Tori, J. Westwood

     AN ACT relating to the treatment of breast and cervical cancer in Kentucky and declaring an emergency.
     Create a new section of KRS 205.510 to 205.645 to expand Medicaid coverage to offer benefits to uninsured women who are under age 65, have been diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer or precancerous conditions through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program or the state program implementing that program, and who are not otherwise covered by insurance; require the Department for Medicaid Services to request federal approval of this expansion within three months after funding becomes available; require the department to promulgate administrative regulations to implement the program.

     Jan 22-introduced in Senate
     Jan 24-to Health & Welfare (S)
     Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 26-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 27, 2008
     Feb 27-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 28-3rd reading, passed 36-0
     Feb 29-received in House
     Mar 3-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Mar 11-posted in committee
     Mar 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 21-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 26, 2008
     Mar 26-3rd reading, passed 99-0; received in Senate
     Apr 1-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
     Apr 2-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Apr 10-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 63)

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