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SB44 (BR386) - J. Adams, R. Alvarado, D. Carroll

     AN ACT relating to synchronization of prescription refills.
     Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to permit patients who suffer from chronic illnesses, in consultation with their medical providers, to elect all of their medications; create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Department for Medicaid Services or a managed care organization to permit medication synchronization when part of a plan between provider, patient, and pharmacist.


     SCS1 - Retain original provisions and make effective January 1, 2016.
     HFA1( J. Bell ) - Retain original provisions; establish language to limit attorneys' fees to state rate established pursuant to KRS 21A.160; require the party that did not prevail to pay $100 fee to the cabinet.
     HFA2( J. Bell ) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 06, 2015 - introduced in Senate
     Feb 03, 2015 - to Health & Welfare (S)
     Feb 11, 2015 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 12, 2015 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 13, 2015 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 13, 2015; passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 19, 2015 - 3rd reading, passed 34-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 23, 2015 - received in House
     Feb 24, 2015 - to Banking & Insurance (H)
     Feb 27, 2015 - posted in committee
     Mar 02, 2015 - taken from Banking & Insurance (H); 1st reading; returned to Banking & Insurance (H); posting waived
     Mar 04, 2015 - reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules as a Consent Bill; floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
     Mar 09, 2015 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 10, 2015; floor amendments (1) and (2-title) withdrawn
     Mar 10, 2015 - 3rd reading, passed 97-0; received in Senate
     Mar 11, 2015 - enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 20, 2015 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 039)