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SB 89 (BR 837) - J. Adams, R. Alvarado, D. Carroll, C. Embry Jr., D. Harper Angel, M. McGarvey

     AN ACT relating to health benefit coverage for tobacco cessation treatment.
     Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require insurance coverage for United States Food and Drug Administration-approved tobacco cessation medicines and services recommended by the United States Preventive Services Task Force; specify restrictions and limits of coverage; create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require Medicaid coverage for United States Food and Drug Administration-approved tobacco cessation medication and services recommended by the United States Preventive Services Task Force; specify restrictions and limits of coverage.



     Jan 04, 2017 - introduced in Senate
     Jan 07, 2017 - to Health & Welfare (S)
     Feb 15, 2017 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 16, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 17, 2017 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 22, 2017
     Feb 22, 2017 - 3rd reading, passed 35-2; received in House