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HB 378 (BR 1512) - J. Jenkins

     AN ACT relating to treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse.
     Amend KRS 222.005 to define "incapacitated by alcohol and other drug abuse"; amend KRS 222.431 to permit a person meeting the definition of "incapacitated by alcohol and other drug abuse" to be ordered by court to treatment; amend KRS 222.432 to provide that court-ordered alcohol and other drug abuse treatment may be covered by a third-party payor; amend KRS 222.433 to require the court to review previous drug or alcohol assessments and drug tests in an order for treatment and require the court to review previous drug or alcohol assessments or drug tests if a respondent has failed to participate in a physical examination; amend KRS 222.470 to require Medicaid and private insurers to use comparative medical necessity and reimbursement methodology to cover alcohol and other drug abuse treatment services.



     Feb 10, 2016 - introduced in House
     Feb 11, 2016 - to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 10, 2016 - posted in committee; reassigned to Health & Welfare (H)