05RS SB208


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SB 208 (BR 305) - R. Roeding, J. Denton

     AN ACT relating to the Medicaid drug utilization review.
     Amend KRS 205.5634 to require the Cabinet for Health Services to identify appropriate use of pharmaceuticals and determine any need for educational interventions; amend KRS 205.561 to delete the requirement that Medicaid dispensing cost reports be submitted to the Drug Management Review Advisory Board; create a new section of KRS 205.510 to 205.630 to encourage the Cabinet for Health Services to confer with affected parties prior to promulgating administrative regulations related to Medicaid; repeal KRS 205.5636 and 205.5638.


     HCS - Make technical correction by deleting the strike through the word "shall."

     Feb 14-introduced in Senate
     Feb 15-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Feb 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 17-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 18, 2005
     Feb 18-3rd reading, passed 36-0; received in House
     Feb 23-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Mar 1-posted in committee; posting waived; reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 3-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 4, 2005

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