House Bill 460

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Title AN ACT relating to health-facility-acquired infections.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 70
Sponsor T. Burch
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 216B to define terms; require health facilities to implement infection prevention program for high-risk areas and, throughout the facility, by January 1, 2015; require implementation of effective infection prevention programs; require health facilities to report data on health-facility-acquired infections and multidrug-resistant organisms; require the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to serve as the chief administrative officer for data collection; exempt cabinet employees from liability; require the use of an approved method of data collection and reporting; require the secretary to implement a method for patients to report by July 1, 2014; require a report to the Governor and the Legislative Research Commission by January 30 of each year; establish penalties for violations; state legislative findings in noncodified section.
Index Headings of Original Version Fiscal Note - Health-facility-acquired infections, rate reporting and infection procedures for, requirement
Diseases - Health-facility-acquired infections, rate reporting and infection procedures for, requirement
Drugs and Medicines - Health-facility-acquired infections, rate reporting and infection procedures for, requirement
Health and Medical Services - Health-facility-acquired infections, rate reporting and infection procedures for, requirement
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Health-facility-acquired infections, rate reporting and infection procedures for, requirement
State Agencies - Health-facility-acquired infections, rate reporting and infection procedures for, requirement

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02/26/14
  • introduced in House
02/27/14
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
03/04/14
  • posted in committee


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