SB 670 - Chappelle-Nadal
Requires long-term care facilities to institute policies facilitating familial involvement in the well-being and support of its residents.
Hearing scheduled Seniors, Families and Children Committee on 1/26/16.
SB 853 - Brown
Creates requirements for co-payments and notice of insurance coverage for occupational therapy.
Second read and referred to Veterans’ Affairs and Health Committee on 1/20/16.
SB 887 - Walsh Establishes the Advance Health Care Directive Registry.
SCR 46 - Schmitt Disapproves and suspends the final order of rulemaking for the proposed rule 19 CSR 15-8.410 Personal Care Attendant Wage Range.
1/25/16 Resolutions Calendar – reported from Committee.
Missouri House of Representatives
HB 1392 King, Nick
Changes the requirements for the Department of Health and Senior Services to survey every hospice to not less than every three years (LR# 4818H.01I)
No action on bill to date. Currently surveys are required every year.
HB 1554 Neely, Jim
Transfers the authority to inspect nursing homes from the Department of Health and Senior Services to local health departments (LR# 4353H.01I)
No action on bill to date.
HB 1558 Hubrecht, Tila
Changes the laws regarding inspections of certain nursing facilities (LR# 4410H.01I)
HB 1565 Engler, Kevin
Raises the MO HealthNet asset limits for disabled persons (LR# 4386H.01I)
Public hearing on 1/19/16. Hearing in Children and Families Committee 1/26/16.
HB 1654 McDaniel, Andrew
Establishes the Patient Monitoring Care Act which allows patients in long-term care facilities or their surrogates to install a monitoring device in the patient's room(LR# 4517H.01I)
Read second time 1/7/16. Hearing not scheduled.
HB 1655 McDaniel, Andrew
Establishes the Veterans' Home Resident Monitoring Care Act (LR# 4364H.01I)
HB 1691 Chipman, Jason
Changes the asset limits to qualify for MO HealthNet benefits to $2,000 for a single person and $4,000 for a married couple (LR# 4706H.01I)
HB 1715 Wilson, Kenneth
Specifies that bullying an elderly person constitutes elder abuse (LR# 4497H.01I)
Referred to Civil and Criminal Proceedings Committee 1/14/16. Hearing not scheduled.
HB 1753 Bahr, Kurt
Allows structured family caregiving as a covered service under MO HealthNet, subject to the approval of federal waivers (LR# 4664H.01I)
HB 1915 Kidd, Bill
Establishes "Simon's Law" which changes the laws regarding life-sustaining or nonbeneficial treatment policies of health care facilities(LR# 5194H.02I)
Referred to Health and Mental Health Policy Committee 1/14/16. Hearing not scheduled.
HCR 59 Barnes, Jay
Disapproves the final order of rulemaking for the proposed rule 19 CSR 15-8.410 relating to the Personal Care Attendant Wage Range (LR# 5581H.03I)
Reported Do Pass on 1/19/16.
HB 2340 Gosen, Don
Establishes the Missouri Rx Card Program to provide prescription drug discounts to certain Medicare-eligible and uninsured Missouri residents(LR# 5546H.01I)
Read Second Time 1/25/16. Hearing not scheduled.
HB 1892 Rehder, Holly
Establishes the Narcotics Control Act (LR# 4506H.01I). Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of narcotics.
Public Hearing Completed 1/27/15. Hearing not scheduled.
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