04RS HB56


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HB 56 (BR 139) - S. Nunn, T. Burch

     AN ACT relating to an electronic health information network.
     Create various sections of KRS Chapter 216 to create the Kentucky e-Health Information Network Corporation as an independent, de jure municipal corporation and political subdivision of the Commonwealth to facilitate the building of the Kentucky e-Health Information Network; establish the composition and terms of the board of directors and the executive board; establish the requirements of the president of the corporation; establish the responsibilities of the board and the executive board; require the corporation to create a business plan to become a financially self-sustaining business entity; require the corporation to apply for federal funds; authorize the board to promulgate administrative regulations; create the Kentucky e-Health Information Network fund.


     HCS - Retain original provisions except create a Health Information Network Board within the Cabinet for Health Services instead of an independent Kentucky e-Health Information Network Corporation; require the chair of the board to be appointed by majority vote of the board; delete language related to the president of the corporation; amend KRS 45A.605 to permit the Health Information Network Board to use the information highway for transactions; delete all references to e-health.

     HCA (1/Title, S. Nunn) - Make title amendment.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in House; to Health and Welfare (H)
     Jan 26-posted in committee
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 10-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 11, 2004
     Mar 23-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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