Senate Bill 73

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Last Action posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 12, 2009
Title AN ACT relating to health care related programs for prisoners.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 445
Sponsor R. Stivers II
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 441.045 relating to jails to make technical change; amend KRS 441.053 relating to local jail operations to require jail medical programs to operate at or below the Kentucky Medicaid rate for similar services; prohibit certain conflicts of interest; create a new section of KRS 205.510 to 205.630 to require Medicaid providers to provide services to prisoners at or below Medicaid rates; specify that services to prisoners do not come from Medicaid funds.
Index Headings of Original Version Corrections and Correctional Facilities, State - Correctional health care programs
Crimes and Punishments - Correctional health care programs
Criminal Procedure - Correctional health care programs
Health and Medical Services - Correctional health care programs
Jails and Jailers - Correctional health care programs
Physicians and Practitioners - Correctional health care programs
Corrections Impact - Correctional health care programs
Local Mandate - Correctional health care programs
Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
House Committee Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/05/09
  • introduced in Senate
02/09/09
  • to Judiciary (S)
02/26/09
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/27/09
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/04/09
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/05/09
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 5, 2009
  • 3rd reading, passed 33-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
  • received in House
03/06/09
  • to Judiciary (H)
  • posted in committee
03/09/09
  • taken from committee
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Judiciary (H)
03/10/09
  • taken from committee
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Judiciary (H)
03/11/09
  • reported favorably, to Rules with committee amendment (1)
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 12, 2009

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Summary Retain existing provisions of amendment to KRS 441.045 except to add a new subsection to specify that all payments for necessary medical, dental, and psychological care, except for federal agencies and prisoners who can pay for the costs, which relate to state or county reimbursement shall be reimbursed at an amount not to exceed the Medicaid rate but that a lower cost may be negotiated; amend KRS 441.053 with regard to conflict of interest provisions to add "managing claims or" to the existing proposal; make technical correction in proposed subsection (7) to clarify that a lower rate of reimbursement than Medicaid is not required but is permitted; delete section 3 which would have required Medicaid providers to provide care at Medicaid rates for correctional facilities and jails.
Index Headings Corrections and Correctional Facilities, State - Correctional health care programs
Crimes and Punishments - Correctional health care programs
Criminal Procedure - Correctional health care programs
Health and Medical Services - Correctional health care programs
Jails and Jailers - Correctional health care programs
Physicians and Practitioners - Correctional health care programs
Corrections Impact - Correctional health care programs
Local Mandate - Correctional health care programs

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Stivers II
Summary Clarify which prisoners to whom the established Medicaid rate is to be made applicable.
Index Headings Corrections and Correctional Facilities, State - Correctional health care programs
Crimes and Punishments - Correctional health care programs
Criminal Procedure - Correctional health care programs
Health and Medical Services - Correctional health care programs
Jails and Jailers - Correctional health care programs
Physicians and Practitioners - Correctional health care programs
Corrections Impact - Correctional health care programs
Local Mandate - Correctional health care programs

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Tilley
Summary Amend to include provisions to prevent a correctional officer from releasing a person from custody to receive medical treatment, to require that if the person in custody is taken to a facility for treatment that a correctional officer remain with the person while treatment is being given, and to provide that the local correctional facility is not responsible for medical treatment given to a person released under a court order except where the purpose of the order of release is to allow the person to obtain treatment.
Index Headings Corrections and Correctional Facilities, State - Correctional health care programs
Crimes and Punishments - Correctional health care programs
Criminal Procedure - Correctional health care programs
Health and Medical Services - Correctional health care programs
Jails and Jailers - Correctional health care programs
Physicians and Practitioners - Correctional health care programs
Corrections Impact - Correctional health care programs
Local Mandate - Correctional health care programs

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