02RS SB56


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SB 56/FN (BR 1482) - A. Kerr, D. Adams, W. Blevins, C. Borders, D. Boswell, T. Buford, L. Casebier, J. Denton, B. Guthrie, E. Harris, B. Jackson, R. Jones II, D. Karem, D. Kelly, M. Long, V. McGaha, E. Miller, D. Mongiardo, V. Moore, R. Palmer II, J. Pendleton, A. Robinson, R. Roeding, R. Sanders Jr, L. Saunders, E. Scorsone, D. Seum, T. Shaughnessy, K. Stine, R. Stivers, E. Tori, Jo. Turner, J. Westwood, E. Worley

     AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Act of 2002.
     Create a new section of KRS 205.510 to 205.645 to expand Medicaid coverage to offer benefits to uninsured women who are under age 65, have been diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer or precancerous conditions through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program or the state program implementing that program, and who are not otherwise covered by insurance; require Department for Medicaid Services to request federal approval of this expansion within 3 months after funding becomes available; and require department to promulgate administrative regulations to implement the program.


     SFA (1, A. Kerr) - Retain original provisions except require request for federal approval of plan amendment to be submitted three (3) months after the effective date of this Act.

     SFA (2, R. Leeper) - Declare an EMERGENCY.

     SFA (3/Title, R. Leeper) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 8-introduced in Senate; to Health and Welfare (S)
     Jan 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 10-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 11, 2002; floor amendments (1) (2) and (3-title) filed
     Jan 11-3rd reading, passed 34-0 with floor amendments (1) (2) and (3-title)
     Jan 14-received in House
     Jan 15-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 25-posted in committee
     Mar 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 13-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 20-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 21, 2002
     Apr 1-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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