|02/24/23: to Health Services (H)
|AN ACT relating to hospital reporting of drug overdose information.
|Bill Request Number
|D. Frazier Gordon
|Summary of Original Version
|Create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to require a health care provider to order a quantitative and qualitative toxicology test to determine if a cause of an overdose is from an illicit drug if the person exhibits symptoms of an overdose in the health care provider's professional opinion or the person is known to the health care provider to have had previous overdose treatment; require a report of test findings to law enforcement and the coroner if the person dies while in the hospital; limit the public record of the test finding; provide immunity from civil liability for the health care provider who administers the test.
|Index Headings of Original Version
Deaths - Hospital report, drug overdose
Drugs and Medicines - Hospital report, drug overdose
Health and Medical Services - Hospital report, drug overdose
Police, City and County - Hospital report, drug overdose
Police, State - Hospital report, drug overdose
Public Records and Reports - Hospital report, drug overdose
Coroners - Hospital report, drug overdose
Last updated: 11/9/2023 3:03 PM (EST)