House Bill 543

Last Action 02/14/24: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to drug disposal.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1840
Sponsors R. Roarx, G. Brown Jr., B. Chester-Burton
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to define "drug disposal method"; require the Kentucky Medicaid program to provide payment to a pharmacist or practitioner for the cost of a drug disposal method that the pharmacist or practitioner distributed upon dispensing a controlled substance that contains any salt, compound, derivative, or preparation of an opioid, benzodiazepine, barbiturate, codeine, or amphetamine at no cost to a Medicaid recipient; amend KRS 218A.170 to require the Kentucky Medicaid program to provide payment for the cost of a drug disposal method; direct the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to seek federal approval as necessary.
Index Headings of Original Version Drugs and Medicines - Medicaid, disposal, payment
Nurses - Medicaid, drug disposal, payment
Pharmacists - Medicaid, drug disposal, payment
Physicians and Practitioners - Medicaid, drug disposal, payment
Public Medical Assistance - Medicaid, drug disposal, payment
State Agencies - Department for Medicaid Services, drug disposal, payment
Medicaid - Drug disposal, payment


  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)

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