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HB69/HM (BR307) - T. Burch, L. Belcher, B. DeWeese, J. Glenn, S. Riggs

     AN ACT relating to removing barriers to colorectal cancer screening.
     Amend KRS 304.17A-257 to require that health benefit plans cover colorectal cancer screening regardless of the billing code or other procedure performed in the same clinical encounter and as part of ongoing prevention; effective January 1, 2016.


HB69 - AMENDMENTS

     HCS1/HM - Amend KRS 304.17A-257 to require that health benefit plans cover complete colorectal cancer screening; delete language related to the billing code or other procedure performed in the same clinical encounter and as part of ongoing prevention.
     HFA1( R. Benvenuti III ) - Retain original provisions of the bill; add new section of KRS Chapter 18A to require that the state health benefit plan cover colorectal cancer screening regardless of the billing code or other procedure performed in the same clinical encounter and as part of ongoing prevention; make effective two years after the Governor certifies by executive order that 51 percent of all county governments have enacted a smoking ban policy that is substantially similar to the smoking ban policy in Sections 1 to 6.
     SCS1/HM - Retain original provisions, except include language establishing requirements for cost savings demonstration projects for the state employee health plan and the state Medicaid plan.
     SCA1( J. Adams ) - Make title amendment.
     SFA1( J. Adams ) - Amend various sections of KRS Chapter 315 to 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; allow an operator from a state that does not have licensure requirements to indicate by affidavit that he or she understands and will follow Kentucky laws, and that the contiguous state grants 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.

     Dec 04, 2014 - Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
     Jan 06, 2015 - introduced in House; to Banking & Insurance (H)
     Jan 08, 2015 - reassigned to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 03, 2015 - posted in committee
     Feb 05, 2015 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 06, 2015 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 9, 2015
     Feb 09, 2015 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute ; 3rd reading, passed 66-30 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 10, 2015 - received in Senate
     Feb 12, 2015 - to Health & Welfare (S)
     Mar 04, 2015 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 09, 2015 - 2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 10, 2015 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 10, 2015; 3rd reading, passed 34-2 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title), floor amendment (1); received in House
     Mar 11, 2015 - to Rules (H); posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title), floor amendment (1); House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title), floor amendment (1) ; Bill passed 74-25; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 23, 2015 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 56)