House Bill 138

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Last Action 01/07/20: to Health and Family Services (H)
Title AN ACT relating to maternal health.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 88
Sponsors A. Scott, T. Bojanowski, C. Booker, G. Brown Jr, K. Flood, J. Glenn, D. Graham, A. Hatton, N. Kulkarni, M. Marzian, R. Meeks, P. Minter, R. Palumbo, J. Raymond, R. Roberts, M. Sorolis, C. Stevenson, S. Westrom, R. Wiederstein, L. Willner
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 211.680 to expand the scope of the legislative intent and findings; amend KRS 211.684 and KRS 211.686 to require the existence of the state and local child and maternal fatality review teams; create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to require licensed health facilities under KRS Chapter 216B to provide each patient with written information regarding the patient's rights; define terms; require health facilities licensed under KRS 216B to implement an evidence-based implicit bias program for all health providers involved in the perinatal care of patients within those facilities; require the Department for Public Health to track data on maternal death and severe morbidity; require Medicaid reimbursement for the services of a qualified doula and require a report to be submitted to the Legislative Research Commission annually.
Index Headings of Original Version Deaths - Maternal mortality and morbidity, prevention of
Health and Medical Services - Maternal mortality and morbidity, prevention of
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Maternal mortality and morbidity, prevention of
Physicians and Practitioners - Maternal mortality and morbidity, prevention of
Public Health - Maternal mortality and morbidity, prevention of
Public Medical Assistance - Maternal mortality and morbidity, prevention of
Women - Maternal mortality and morbidity, prevention of
Medicaid - Maternal mortality and morbidity, prevention of
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Maternal mortality, Cabinet for Health and Family Services, data
Children and Minors - Maternal mortality and morbidity, prevention of
Reports Mandated - Maternal mortality, Cabinet for Health and Family Services, data

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12/06/19
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/07/20
  • introduced in House
  • to Health and Family Services (H)


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