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BR 325 - R. Meeks

     AN ACT relating to patient quality of life.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to define terms; establish the Palliative Care and Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Advisory Council within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and create provisions and requirements; establish the Palliative Care Consumer and Professional Information and Education Program within the cabinet and create provisions and requirements; require all health facilities to establish systems for identifying patients or residents who could benefit from palliative care and provide information by 2021; allow the cabinet to require action plans and impose fines for those in violation.



     Nov 17, 2017 - Prefiled by the sponsor(s).