House Bill 435

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Last Action 03/17/20: recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to treatment for Lyme disease.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Health Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 1512
Sponsors S. Sheldon, D. Bentley, K. King, C. McCoy
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 311 to permit a physician to provide long-term antibiotic therapy for a therapeutic purpose for a patient diagnosed with Lyme disease and not be subject to punishment by the State Board of Medical Licensure; require written information on laboratory testing for Lyme disease to be provided when a test is ordered; exempt physicians from civil liability for providing information; create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefit plan coverage of long-term antibiotic therapy for covered persons with Lyme disease under certain circumstances; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021.
Index Headings of Original Version Diseases - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease, coverage of
Drugs and Medicines - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease
Effective Dates, Delayed - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease, coverage of, January 1, 2021
Health and Medical Services - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease
Insurance, Health - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease, coverage of
Physicians and Practitioners - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease
Public Health - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease
Health Benefit Mandate - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease, coverage of
Boards and Commissions - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease
Health Benefit Mandate - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements

Actions

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02/18/20
  • introduced in House
02/20/20
  • to Health and Family Services (H)
03/10/20
  • posted in committee
03/12/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/17/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Fiscal Note to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; amend the language relating to physician immunity from civil liability.
Index Headings Public Health - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease
Boards and Commissions - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease
Fiscal Note - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease
Diseases - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease, coverage of
Drugs and Medicines - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease
Effective Dates, Delayed - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease, coverage of, January 1, 2021
Health and Medical Services - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease
Insurance, Health - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease, coverage of
Physicians and Practitioners - Long-term antibiotic therapy, Lyme disease

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