HB 453/FN (BR 1565) - T. McKee
AN ACT relating to the practice of pharmacy.
Amend KRS 315.010, relating to pharmacists, to define "appropriately trained" as meeting one of three designated courses of study; add to the definition of the "practice of pharmacy" to include the fitting and patient management of therapeutic diabetic shoes and inserts by an appropriately trained pharmacist or an appropriately trained and supervised pharmacy employee; permit the measuring, fitting, or adjusting of any device that uses a crush box impression system, scanning, or a noncustom-fabricated and fitted device; prohibit the employment of these methods to create a cast, mold, or scan of a part of the human body to construct a device to treat a medical condition; define "therapeutic diabetic shoes or inserts" as those meeting identified HCPCS codes assigned by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; describe the acceptable characteristics of shoes and inserts that meet the code standards; amend KRS 315.205 to conform.
Feb 11-introduced in House
Feb 14-to Health & Welfare (H)
Feb 16-posted in committee; posting waived
Feb 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 18-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Feb 24-3rd reading, passed 100-0
Feb 25-received in Senate
Mar 1-to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)