HEALTH CARE
Missouri House of Representatives
Bills Indexed by Subject
HEALTH CARE

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HB 33 --- Sponsor: Fraser, Barbara
Modifies the exemptions from licensure required for foster homes and child placing agencies.
HB 37 --- Sponsor: Johnson, Robert Thane --- CoSponsor: Salva, Ray
Establishes the Missouri Rx card program to provide prescription drug discounts to certain Medicare-eligible and uninsured Missouri residents.
HB 47 --- Sponsor: Portwood, Dr. Charles R. --- CoSponsor: Page, Sam
Modifies the rebate amounts given for prescription drugs under the Senior Rx Program.
HB 103 --- Sponsor: Johnson, Robert Thane --- CoSponsor: Yates, Brian David
Repeals certificate of need law.
HB 112 --- Sponsor: Townley, Merrill M. --- CoSponsor: Cunningham, Jane
Allows an additional exemption from immunizations for school children.
HB 121 --- Sponsor: Portwood, Dr. Charles R. --- CoSponsor: Stefanick, Jodi A.
Requires health insurance carriers to include chiropractors as providers for covered conditions under basic health care coverage.
HB 123 --- Sponsor: Luetkemeyer, Blaine
Modifies the requirements for health insurance coverage for cancer clinical trials.
HB 129 --- Sponsor: Johnson, Robert Thane
Establishes the Mandated Health Benefit Review Commission within the Department of Insurance to review all existing and proposed mandated health benefits.
HB 145 --- Sponsor: Graham, Chuck
Enacts the Dedication to Donation Act.
HB 156 --- Sponsor: Phillips, Susan C. --- CoSponsor: Reinhart, Annie
Requires informed consent at least twenty-four hours prior to an abortion and requires persons who perform abortions to maintain proof of financial responsibility.
HB 161 --- Sponsor: Salva, Ray
Exempts certain persons from the licensure requirements for massage therapists.
HB 186 --- Sponsor: Jolly, Cathy --- CoSponsor: Willoughby, Philip
Enacts various provisions relating to the protection of the elderly.
HB 192 --- Sponsor: Luetkemeyer, Blaine
Modifies the requirements for health insurance coverage for clinical trials for treatment of cancer.
HB 202 --- Sponsor: Portwood, Dr. Charles R. --- CoSponsor: Hunter, Steve
Enacts the Missouri Calcium Initiative which gives purchasing preference to foods and beverages containing high levels of calcium.
HB 209 --- Sponsor: Lembke, Jim --- CoSponsor: Portwood, Dr. Charles R.
Prohibits the cloning of human beings.
HB 220 --- Sponsor: Johnson, Rick
Makes certain diseases disabilities for workers compensation coverage of police officers.
HB 224 --- Sponsor: Luetkemeyer, Blaine
Amends the requirements for health maintenance organizations relating to membership forms and certificates of authority.
HB 225 --- Sponsor: Luetkemeyer, Blaine
Amends the requirements for health maintenance organizations regarding sufficiency of health networks.
HB 233 --- Sponsor: Holand, Roy W. --- CoSponsor: Wilson, Vicky Riback
Requires health insurers to treat mental health in the same manner as other medical services.
HB 264 --- Sponsor: Holand, Roy W. --- CoSponsor: Campbell, Marsha
Enacts nurse staffing requirements for all hospitals licensed in this state.
HB 269 --- Sponsor: Johnson, Connie "LaJoyce"
Establishes a state suicide prevention plan and an Advisory Council on Pain and Symptom Management; requires certain mental health service plans.
HB 274 --- Sponsor: Byrd, Richard
Requires medical malpractice insurance rates to be approved by the Department of Insurance.
HB 282 --- Sponsor: Moore, Danielle --- CoSponsor: Graham, Chuck
Requires health insurers to provide coverage for children's hearing aids.
HB 286 --- Sponsor: Bearden, Carl --- CoSponsor: Campbell, Marsha
Modifies the rebate amount for prescription drugs in the Senior Rx Program and revises Medicaid laws.
HB 350 --- Sponsor: Wilson, Vicky Riback --- CoSponsor: Deeken, Bill
Expands current mandated health insurance coverage to include coverage for chemical dependency.
HB 352 --- Sponsor: Guest, Jim --- CoSponsor: Townley, Merrill M.
Amends the Animal Research and Production Facilities Protection Act.
HB 365 --- Sponsor: Cunningham, Jane --- CoSponsor: Townley, Merrill M.
Amends the requirements for informed consent prior to the performance of an abortion.
HB 390 --- Sponsor: Behnen, Bob --- CoSponsor: Crowell, Jason
Establishes registration for anesthesiologist assistants.
HB 393 --- Sponsor: Avery, Jim --- CoSponsor: Behnen, Bob
Expands the practice of dentistry to include the use of lasers.
HB 415 --- Sponsor: Portwood, Dr. Charles R. --- CoSponsor: Avery, Jim
Changes the definition of the practice of chiropractic.
HB 432 --- Sponsor: Wright, Mark
Limits the application of the certificate of need law to long-term care facilities.
HB 496 --- Sponsor: Wilson, Vicky Riback
Increases the cigarette and tobacco product sales tax to fund various health initiatives.
HB 507 --- Sponsor: Hubbard, Rodney R. --- CoSponsor: Brooks, Sharon Sanders
Establishes a vaccination program for first responders.
HB 536 --- Sponsor: Bishop, Dan --- CoSponsor: LeVota, Paul
Limits the disclosure of nonpublic personal health information.
HB 540 --- Sponsor: Schneider, Vicki --- CoSponsor: Deeken, Bill
Exempts continuing care retirement communities from the certificate of need law.
HB 543 --- Sponsor: LeVota, Paul --- CoSponsor: Dougherty, Curt
Places restrictions on the original licensure of acute care hospitals.
HB 556 --- Sponsor: Guest, Jim --- CoSponsor: Schaaf, Robert
Establishes the Missouri State Advisory Council on Pain and Symptom Management in the Department of Health and Senior Services.
HB 560 --- Sponsor: Parker, Sherman --- CoSponsor: Luetkemeyer, Blaine
Creates the Comprehensive Patient Education and Healthcare Cost Improvement Pilot Program in the Department of Health and Senior Services.
HB 580 --- Sponsor: Johnson, Robert Thane
Establishes the Cancer Drug Repository Program in the Department of Health and Senior Services to provide cancer drugs to low-income Missouri residents.
HB 587 --- Sponsor: Lager, Brad
Requires students living in on-campus housing at universities and colleges to be vaccinated against meningococcal disease.
HB 612 --- Sponsor: Parker, Sherman --- CoSponsor: Deeken, Bill
Modifies the requirements for health insurance coverage for the treatment of inherited diseases of amino and organic acids.
HB 644 --- Sponsor: Walker, Vicki --- CoSponsor: Villa, Thomas
Legalizes the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes.
HB 647 --- Sponsor: Icet, Allen --- CoSponsor: Davis, Cynthia L.
Authorizes tax credits for contributions to pregnancy resource centers.
HB 659 --- Sponsor: Luetkemeyer, Blaine
Requires medical transport drivers to be certified and display a windshield placard when performing medical transports for compensation.
HB 691 --- Sponsor: Wilson, Vicky Riback --- CoSponsor: Jones, Robin Wright
Enacts the Woman's Right to Know Act which raises public awareness and promotes appropriate counseling for emergency birth control measures.
HB 692 --- Sponsor: Viebrock, James --- CoSponsor: Sander, Therese
Requires prisoners to use their insurance if any or pay for any medical attention, dental care or medicine provided by the Department of Corrections.
HB 696 --- Sponsor: Rupp, Scott T. --- CoSponsor: Parker, Sherman
Creates the "Disposition of Fetal Remains Act".
HB 704 --- Sponsor: Crawford, Larry --- CoSponsor: Villa, Thomas
Creates the Certificate of Need Revolving Fund.
HB 749 --- Sponsor: Abel, Mark C. --- CoSponsor: Seigfreid, James
Establishes the Missouri Rural Health Initiative and the Missouri Rural Health Services Commission in the Department of Health and Senior Services.
HB 758 --- Sponsor: Harris, Jeff
Creates a research and development tax credit for certain businesses in targeted industries.
HCR 15 --- Sponsor: Behnen, Bob
Establishes March 6th as Lymphedema D-Day in Missouri.
HCR 22 --- Sponsor: Parker, Sherman
Creates the Comprehensive Patient Education and Healthcare Cost Improvement Pilot Program in the Department of Health and Senior Services.
HR 887 --- Sponsor: St. Onge, Neal C.
Declares support and urges passage of the federal "Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2003" to provide more affordable health insurance coverage for employees of small businesses.
SB 24 --- Sponsor: Steelman, Sarah G.
Modifies provisions relating to in-home services for the elderly.
SB 26 --- Sponsor: Steelman, Sarah G.
Creates a tax credit for 25% of the unreimbursed cost of health insurance premiums paid by individuals.
SB 42 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick
Modifies various provisions relating to the protection of the elderly.
SB 44 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick
Allows employees to take six weeks of paid leave for family or medical reasons.
SB 45 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick
Requires certain facilities to provide immunizations for influenza and pneumonia to elderly residents.
SB 74 --- Sponsor: Bland, Mary
Requires insurers to offer optional coverage for weight reduction counseling services.
SB 75 --- Sponsor: Steelman, Sarah G.
Creates a certificate of birth for stillborn children.
SB 86 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick
Mandates insurance coverage for new phases of clinical trials and certain prostate examinations.
SB 87 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick
Eliminates time restrictions for children with special health care needs under Missouri's Health Insurance Program for Children.
SB 110 --- Sponsor: Gross, Charles
Details information to be included in physician abortion reports.
SB 114 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick
Prohibits use of genetic information and testing for insurance purposes.
SB 146 --- Sponsor: Bland, Mary
Requires parity between insurance coverage for mental health services and other health care services.
SB 154 --- Sponsor: Bland, Mary
Prohibits health carriers from changing conditions of its drug formulary during contract period.
SB 162 --- Sponsor: Bland, Mary
Requires health insurance policies to provide coverage for twenty-four hours of inpatient care following surgery.
SB 166 --- Sponsor: Bland, Mary
Establishes a Needle Exchange Program within the Department of Health.
SB 176 --- Sponsor: Wheeler, Charles B.
Authorizes the Bureau of Communicable Diseases to monitor epidemiological studies for suspected bioterrorist agents.
SB 182 --- Sponsor: Cauthorn, John
Requires consent twenty-four hours prior to an abortion and proof of financial responsibility to perform abortions.
SB 185 --- Sponsor: Wheeler, Charles B.
Creates the Missouri Office of Pharmaceutical Reporting.
SB 201 --- Sponsor: Steelman, Sarah G.
Prohibits health carriers from changing health services codes without the permission of the physician.
SB 266 --- Sponsor: Shields, Charles W.
Requires the Department of Mental Health to develop a plan to address the needs of persons with developmental disabilities who are on waitlists for services.
SB 280 --- Sponsor: Shields, Charles W.
Enacts various tort reform measures.
SB 300 --- Sponsor: Cauthorn, John
Regulates the licensing and registration of anesthesiologist assistants.
SB 307 --- Sponsor: Steelman, Sarah G.
Modifies the rebate amount for prescription drugs in the Missouri Senior Rx program.
SB 308 --- Sponsor: Steelman, Sarah G.
Creates the Missouri calcium initiative.
SB 311 --- Sponsor: Kinder, Peter
Modifies various provisions relating to the protection of the elderly.
SB 313 --- Sponsor: Dolan, Jonathan
Work comp for occupational disease for law enforcement.
SB 316 --- Sponsor: Dolan, Jonathan
Requires health plans to cover all services provided or ordered by registered nurse first assistants.
SB 317 --- Sponsor: Stoll, Steve --- CoSponsor: Bray, Joan
Establishes a December 15, 2003, deadline for a Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan study which is presently required by law but has no deadline.
SB 349 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick
Mandates insurance coverage for new phases of clinical trials undertaken for the treatment of cancer.
SB 350 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick
Mandates insurance coverage for certain prostrate examinations.
SB 372 --- Sponsor: Yeckel, Anita
Creates a Naturopathic Medicine subdivision with the Board for Healing Arts.
SB 387 --- Sponsor: Cauthorn, John
Requires director of insurance to approve or reject medical malpractice insurance rates on enumerated factors.
SB 391 --- Sponsor: Shields, Charles W.
Establishes the Missouri State Advisory Council on Pain and Symptom Management.
SB 393 --- Sponsor: Coleman, Maida
Creates the "Women's Right To Know Act".
SB 407 --- Sponsor: Klindt, David
Modifies the requirements for health insurance coverage of clinical trials.
SB 424 --- Sponsor: Steelman, Sarah G.
Requires licensed hospitals to fill nurse staffing needs based on an acuity system.
SB 431 --- Sponsor: Gibbons, Michael R.
Modifies the law relating to informed consent for experimental treatment by accredited teaching hospitals.
SB 435 --- Sponsor: Dolan, Jonathan
Creates the "Disposition of Fetal Remains Act".
SB 437 --- Sponsor: Yeckel, Anita
Allows a tax credit for persons who contribute to pregnancy resource centers.
SB 444 --- Sponsor: Shields, Charles W. --- CoSponsor: Steelman, Sarah G.
Requires health carriers to provide coverage for chiropractic care as par of basic health care services.
SB 449 --- Sponsor: Bartle, Matt
Limits certificate of need to only long-term care facilities.
SB 450 --- Sponsor: Mathewson, James L.
Creates the Division of Community Health.
SB 453 --- Sponsor: Shields, Charles W.
Requires students enrolled in institutions of higher education to receive meningitis vaccine.
SB 459 --- Sponsor: Loudon, John
Deems a health carrier's network to be adequate has been accredited by certain organizations.
SB 460 --- Sponsor: Loudon, John
Establishes mandated health benefit review commission and eliminates certain mandates from health policies.
SB 493 --- Sponsor: Loudon, John
Modifies the law relating to the screening of genetic diseases and birth defects.
SB 510 --- Sponsor: Kinder, Peter
Extends the expiration date for the federal reimbursement allowance program for hospitals.
SB 514 --- Sponsor: Kinder, Peter --- CoSponsor: Griesheimer, John E.
Relates to the regulation and licensing of Professional Addiction Counselors.
SB 534 --- Sponsor: Cauthorn, John
Adds definitions for "protective oversight" and "voluntary leave" in the Omnibus Nursing Home Act.
SB 545 --- Sponsor: Mathewson, James L.
Modifies provisions of the state health care plan regarding public entity participation in such plan.
SB 549 --- Sponsor: Days, Rita D.
Prohibits the disclosure of nonpublic personal health information.
SB 556 --- Sponsor: Kinder, Peter
Modifies various provisions relating to the protection of the elderly.
SB 579 --- Sponsor: Wheeler, Charles B.
Subjects nonprofit health entities to additional review by the AG before they can convert to for-profit entities.
SB 595 --- Sponsor: Steelman, Sarah G. --- CoSponsor: Wheeler, Charles B.
Establishes the "Comprehensive Patient Education and Healthcare Cost Improvement Pilot Program".
SB 603 --- Sponsor: Wheeler, Charles B. --- CoSponsor: Nodler, Gary
Relates to the regulation and licensing of professional addiction counselors.
SB 625 --- Sponsor: Foster, Bill I.
Requires providers of long-term care services to be reimbursed for reasonable and adequate costs.
SB 659 --- Sponsor: Cauthorn, John
Modifies the regulation and supervision of physician assistants.
SB 664 --- Sponsor: Childers, Doyle
Modifies the law regarding medical malpractice actions against health care providers.
SB 665 --- Sponsor: Bland, Mary
Requires health insurance policies to cover treatment for overweight and obese persons.
SB 685 --- Sponsor: Gibbons, Michael R.
Creates a comprehensive children's mental health service system.
SCR 18 --- Sponsor: Mathewson, James L. --- CoSponsor: Steelman, Sarah G.
Creates an interim committee to study the streamlining of state employee benefits.
SCR 19 --- Sponsor: Bland, Mary
Establishes the Hepatitis C Task Force.
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