00RS HB63


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HB 63/FN/LM (BR 152) - T. Burch

     AN ACT relating to immunizations.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 209 to require long-term care facilities, adult day centers, adult day health services, and assisted living residences to provide or arrange for immunizations against pneumococcal and influenza for residents, participants, and employees; provide for exemptions; require the Department for Public Health to provide educational literature and immunizations; permit the Department for Public health to seek reimbursement for immunizations.


     HCS/FN - Retain original provisions; define "outbreak"; delete requirement that employees be immunized; permit health departments to bill external payors; prohibit health departments from providing immunizations if the resident has an insurance plan that provides that coverage with other health care providers; and require the commissioner of public health to report outbreaks and hospital admissions.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s) indicated with recommendation for passage, and as amended by the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare)

     Jan 4-introduced in House; to Health and Welfare (H)
     Jan 10-posting waived
     Jan 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 26-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 28-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
     Feb 18-posted in committee

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