Senate Bill 144

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Last Action signed by Governor (Acts ch. 136)
Title AN ACT relating to electronic prescribing.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1583
Sponsor J. Denton
Summary of Original Version Create a new sections of KRS 217.005 to 217.215 and Chapter 218A to clarify that electronic prescribing shall not interfere with a patient's freedom to select a pharmacy; permit the use of clinical messaging and pop-up windows in electronic prescription software, provided that the information is consistent with FDA information; permit the software to show information about a payor's formulary, copayment, or benefit plan only if it does not preclude a practitioner from selecting any pharmacy, drug, device, or controlled substance; require the Commonwealth to consider electronic prescribing and electronic prior authorization standards developed by the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs.
Index Headings of Original Version Health and Medical Services - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Nurses - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Pharmacists - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Physicians and Practitioners - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Drugs and Medicines - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
House Floor Amendment 4
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/08/12
  • introduced in Senate
02/10/12
  • to Judiciary (S)
03/05/12
  • taken from Judiciary (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)
03/06/12
  • reassigned to Health & Welfare (S)
03/07/12
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a Consent Bill
03/13/12
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 14, 2012
03/14/12
  • 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
  • received in House
03/15/12
  • to Judiciary (H)
03/19/12
  • posted in committee
03/21/12
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
03/22/12
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 27, 2012
03/23/12
  • floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
03/26/12
  • floor amendments (1) and (2-title) withdrawn
  • floor amendments (3) and (4-title) filed
  • taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
03/28/12
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (3) ruled not germane
  • passed 97-0
03/29/12
  • received in Senate
03/30/12
  • enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
  • delivered to Governor
04/11/12
  • signed by Governor (Acts ch. 136)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions except delete a requirement that prescribing software provide a way to request an electronic prior authorization on the same day the prescription is issued.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Nurses - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Pharmacists - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Physicians and Practitioners - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Drugs and Medicines - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor T. Burch
Summary Amend KRS 304.17A-150 to prohibit health care insurance providers from requiring a contract or agreement with a licensed doctor of chropractic that restricts or denies payment for benefits covered under a health benefit plan.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Nurses - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Pharmacists - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Physicians and Practitioners - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Drugs and Medicines - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor T. Burch
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Nurses - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Pharmacists - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Physicians and Practitioners - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Drugs and Medicines - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Piggyback? Yes
Sponsor B. Damron
Summary Amend KRS 210.235 to specify additional conditions under which patient records may be disclosed.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Nurses - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Pharmacists - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Physicians and Practitioners - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Drugs and Medicines - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.

Amendment House Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor B. Damron
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Nurses - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Pharmacists - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Physicians and Practitioners - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.
Drugs and Medicines - Electronic prescriptions, establishment of standards.

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