03RS SB9


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SB 9 (BR 243) - D. Mongiardo, T. Buford

     AN ACT relating to prescription drug coverage for seniors and Medicare beneficiaries.
     Create new sections of KRS 205.510 to 205.645 to require the Department for Medicaid Services to apply for a Medicaid waiver for outpatient prescription drug coverage for seniors and Medicare beneficiaries with incomes that do not exceed two hundred percent (200%) of the federal poverty level; create the Kentucky Senior Rx Program upon approval of the waiver; establish guidelines for phasing in the program; permit the department to establish enrollment or expenditure caps and cost sharing requirements; establish a Kentucky Senior Rx fund; and require manufacturer rebates and other fees collected in association with the program to be deposited in this fund.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 7-introduced in Senate
     Jan 10-to Health and Welfare (S)

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