House Bill 48

Last Action 03/18/21: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 30)
Title AN ACT relating to reimbursement for pharmacist services.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 30
Fiscal Impact Statement Health Mandate
Bill Request Number 328
Sponsors D. Bentley, K. Banta, L. Bechler, J. Blanton, T. Bojanowski, A. Bowling, J. Branscum, K. Bratcher, J. Bray, R. Bridges, J. Calloway, R. Dotson, J. DuPlessis, J. Fischer, P. Flannery, K. Fleming, D. Frazier Gordon, C. Freeland, R. Goforth, D. Graham, D. Hale, M. Hart, A. Hatton, R. Heath, S. Heavrin, R. Huff, T. Huff, DJ Johnson, N. Kulkarni, D. Lewis, S. Lewis, M. Marzian, C. Massey, B. McCool, C. McCoy, P. Minter, J. Nemes, D. Osborne, R. Palumbo, P. Pratt, M. Prunty, B. Reed, S. Riley, S. Rudy, S. Santoro, A. Scott, S. Sharp, S. Sheldon, T. Smith, C. Stevenson, A. Tackett Laferty, N. Tate, W. Thomas, K. Timoney, J. Tipton, R. Webber, S. Westrom, B. Wheatley, L. Willner
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of Subtitle 12 of KRS Chapter 304 to establish certain insurance practices relating to the reimbursement of pharmacists; amend KRS 304.14-135 to establish a clean claim form for the reimbursement of certain pharmacist services or procedures; amend KRS 304.17A-844 and 304.17B-011 to conform; amend KRS 18A.225 to require the state employee health plan to comply with pharmacist reimbursement requirements; amend KRS 342.020 to require workers' compensation employers, insurers, and payment obligors to comply with pharmacist reimbursement requirements.
Index Headings of Original Version Workers' Compensation - Pharmacist reimbursement practices, requirements
Health Benefit Mandate - Pharmacist reimbursement practices, requirements
Insurance - Pharmacist reimbursement practices, requirements
Pharmacists - Pharmacist reimbursement practices, requirements
State Employees - Health plan, pharmacist reimbursement practices
Votes Vote History


  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
  • to Banking & Insurance (H)
  • posted in committee
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 2, 2021
  • 3rd reading, passed 96-0
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
  • taken from Health & Welfare (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Health & Welfare (S)
  • taken from Health & Welfare (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Health & Welfare (S)
  • reported favorably, to Rules as a consent bill
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 11, 2021
  • 3rd reading, passed 35-0
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 30)

Last updated: 11/9/2023 2:52 PM (EST)