02RS SB91


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SB 91 (BR 1257) - D. Mongiardo, J. Denton

     AN ACT relating to medical records for health care providers participating in Medicaid.
     Create a new section of KRS 205.510 to 205.630 to permit a Medicaid-participating health care provider to maintain in an electronic medical record database the medical record for each public medical assistance patient treated by the health care provider, and permit the Cabinet for Health Services to view a written copy of the record at the expense of the provider; provide that electronic signature shall be accepted for the electronic medical record; require provider who maintains database to notify department and certify as to confidentiality and patient privacy; institute best practices to prevent access to database, and to assure security; provide that medical records shall not be transmitted electronically to the department.


     SCS - Retain original provisions, except delete provision that prohibits the Department for Medicaid Services from asking for or requiring an electronic transmission of a medical record or from requesting a printed copy.

     Jan 11-introduced in Senate
     Jan 16-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Mar 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 20-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 21, 2002
     Mar 21-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 22-received in House
     Mar 25-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Mar 26-posted in committee
     Mar 28-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 29-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, April 1, 2002
     Apr 15-3rd reading, passed 81-1; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 23-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 363)

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