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201​7 Bills of Interest

​Priority Bills

HB 90 – Rep. Holly Rehder
Establishes the Narcotics Control Act.

SB 72 – Sen. Rob Schaaf
Provides that certain healthcare providers may have their professional licenses disciplined for failure to follow the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids.

SB 193 – Sen. Wayne Wallingford
Requires health insurers to update their electronic and paper dental services provider materials​.

SB 74 – Sen. Rob Schaaf
Establishes a Prescription Drug Monitoring Act.

HB 297 – Rep. Donna Lichtenegger
Expands the scope of practice for dental hygienists.

SB 212 – Sen. David Sater
Provides that inspections of certain x-ray systems shall not be required more frequently than every six years.

SB 231 – Sen. Dave Schatz
Establishes the Narcotics Control Act.

HB 349 – Rep. Wanda Brown
Provides that inspections of certain x-ray systems shall not be required more frequently than every six years.

HB 665 – Rep. Nate Walker
Allows the MO Dental Board to create and issue dental faculty permits.

SB 388 –  Sen. Kiki Curls
Allows the MO Dental Board to create and issue dental faculty permits.

HB 702 – Rep. Craig Redmon
Creates provisions relating to dental franchisors.

SB 353 – Sen. Wayne Wallingford
Creates provisions relating to dental franchisors.


HB 388 – Rep. Jeff Messenger
Establishes the MO Freedom to Choose Health Care Act. (any willing provider)

HB 762 – Rep. Jay Barnes
Allows hospitals to employ dentists and other oral health care providers.

SB 410 – Sen. Dave Schatz 
Allows hospitals to employ dentists and other oral health care providers.

Monitoring

HB 103 – Rep. Kathy Swan
Establishes the Controlled Substance Abuse Prevention Fund.

HB 123 – Rep. Keith Frederick
Establishes the Missouri Right to Shop Act.

HB 124 – Rep. Keith Frederick
Establishes the Patients First Medicaid Reform Act.

SB 1 – Sen. Rob Schaaf
Creates new provisions permitting taxpayers to claim a tax credit for making certain campaign contributions.

SB 28 – Sen. David Sater
Requires the Department of Social Services to apply for a global waiver for MO HealthNet.

SB 70 – Sen. Jill Schupp
Provides for the expansion of MO HealthNet services beginning January 1, 2018.

HB 125 – Rep. Keith Frederick
Establishes the “Right to Shop Act” to allow state employees to obtain cost estimates for healthcare services.

HB 290 – Rep. Scott Fitzpatrick
Requires the Department of Social Services to apply for a global waiver for MO HealthNet.

SB 138 – Sen. David Sater
Creates standards for predetermination of healthcare benefits requests and responses.

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