Senate Bill 162

Last Action 02/14/22: to Health & Welfare (S)
Title AN ACT relating to heart attack response and treatment.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1789
Sponsors D. Douglas, D. Carroll
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to require the Department for Public Health to establish and implement a plan for achieving continuous quality improvement in the quality of care provided under a statewide system for heart attack response and treatment; require the department to designate licensed hospitals as Comprehensive Cardiac Centers, Primary Heart Attack Centers, or Acute Heart Attack Ready hospitals; amend KRS 311A.180 to expand the protocols of emergency medical services providers to include trauma, cardiac arrest, and heart attack.
Index Headings of Original Version Emergency Medical Services - Heart attack response and treatment, protocols
Health and Medical Services - Heart attack response and treatment, protocols
Public Health - Department for Public Health, heart attack response and treatment statewide system


  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Health & Welfare (S)

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