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SB 144 (BR 1583) - J. Denton

     AN ACT relating to electronic prescribing.
     Create a new sections of KRS 217.005 to 217.215 and Chapter 218A to clarify that electronic prescribing shall not interfere with a patient's freedom to select a pharmacy; permit the use of clinical messaging and pop-up windows in electronic prescription software, provided that the information is consistent with FDA information; permit the software to show information about a payor's formulary, copayment, or benefit plan only if it does not preclude a practitioner from selecting any pharmacy, drug, device, or controlled substance; require the Commonwealth to consider electronic prescribing and electronic prior authorization standards developed by the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs.


     SCS - Retain original provisions except delete a requirement that prescribing software provide a way to request an electronic prior authorization on the same day the prescription is issued.
     HFA (1, T. Burch) - Amend KRS 304.17A-150 to prohibit health care insurance providers from requiring a contract or agreement with a licensed doctor of chropractic that restricts or denies payment for benefits covered under a health benefit plan.
     HFA (2/Title, T. Burch) - Make title amendment.
     HFA (3/P, R. Damron) - Amend KRS 210.235 to specify additional conditions under which patient records may be disclosed.
     HFA (4/Title, R. Damron) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 8-introduced in Senate
     Feb 10-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 5-taken from Judiciary (S); returned to Judiciary (S); 1st reading
     Mar 6-reassigned to Health & Welfare (S)
     Mar 7-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a Consent Bill
     Mar 13-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 14, 2012
     Mar 14-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in House
     Mar 15-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 19-posted in committee
     Mar 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 22-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 27, 2012
     Mar 23-floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
     Mar 26-floor amendments (1) and (2-title) withdrawn ; floor amendments (3) and (4-title) filed ; taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
     Mar 28-3rd reading; floor amendment (3) ruled not germane ; passed 97-0
     Mar 29-received in Senate
     Mar 30-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 11-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 136)

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