SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 2116
94TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES PORTWOOD (Sponsor), SPRENG, ZWEIFEL, FAITH, SMITH (14), SCHNEIDER, DAVIS, SILVEY, LEMBKE, ST. ONGE, AVERY, GRILL, NOLTE, TODD, SWINGER, MEADOWS, GEORGE, DEEKEN, PARSON, FRANZ, AULL AND SCHARNHORST (Co-sponsors).
Read 1st time February 13, 2008 and copies ordered printed.
D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 376, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to chiropractic care.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 376, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 376.1232, to read as follows:
376.1232. No health carrier, as defined in section 376.1350, including preferred provider organizations, independent physicians associations, third-party administrators, or any other entity that contracts with licensed health care providers, shall designate chiropractic care as specialty care or a chiropractic physician as a specialist unless a chiropractic physician is certified as a specialist by the Missouri state board of chiropractic examiners under section 331.030, RSMo.