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SB 76 (BR 266) - J. Denton

     AN ACT relating to medical service providers.
     Amend KRS 315.522 to clarify that a reciprocal license may be granted to an out-of-state provider located in one of Kentucky's seven contiguous bordering states; establish that requirements for licensure in the contiguous state, including any requirement for a physical location in the state as a condition of issuing or renewing a license, be substantially similar to the licensure requirements in this state; amend KRS 315.191 to reorganize membership of the advisory council to include two members of the durable medical equipment profession.


     SCS - Retain original provisions of the bill, except specify that the requirements for licensure reciprocity with contiguous states including but not limited to the requirement for a physical location be substantially similar to Kentucky's requirements, that operators from states that do not have licensure requirements indicate by affidavit that they understand and will follow Kentucky laws, and that the contiguous states grant the same privileges to Kentucky providers; require that the two representatives of the home medical equipment and services profession serving on the advisory board be licensed under KRS 315.514; exempt specialized equipment providers from licensure reciprocity if Kentucky does not provide that equipment; amend KRS 315.010 to permit a collaborative agreement to be made between more than one pharmacist and practitioner if certain agreement provisions are met.
     SCA (1/Title, J. Denton) - Make title amendment.
     HCS - Retain original provisions and create new sections of KRS Chapter 217 to create definitions and establish authority and standards for expedited partner therapy.

     Jan 14-introduced in Senate
     Jan 17-to Health & Welfare (S)
     Feb 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Feb 6-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 12-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 12, 2014; 3rd reading, passed 36-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; received in House
     Feb 13-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 18-posted in committee
     Mar 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 17-taken from Rules; placed in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 25, 2014
     Mar 21-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day

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