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201​​​9 Bills of Interest

​High Priority Bills

HB 492 - Henderson, Mike (R)
Changes provisions relating to health carrier reimbursements.

SB 302 - Wallingford, Wayne (R)
Prohibits health carriers from requiring health care providers to use methods of reimbursement that require providers to pay a fee.

HB 751 - Grier, Derek (R)
Enacts provisions relating to payments for health care services.

SB 298 - White, Bill (R)
Enacts provisions relating to payments for health care services.

SB 278 - Wallingford, Wayne (R)
Requires public water systems and public water supply districts that intend to modify their water supply fluoridation to seek and receive information about the impact from the local health department.

HB 628 - Coleman-97, Mary Elizabeth (R)
Places restrictions on the authority of dentists to prescribe certain opioids.

SB 275 - Sater, David (R)
Limits prescription of long-acting or extended-release opioids by dentists.

HB 188 - Rehder, Holly (R)
Establishes the Narcotics Control Act.

Monitoring Bills

HB 35 - Stacy, Dan (R)
Changes the laws regarding the safekeeping of personal information.

HB 182 - Shull, Noel (R)
Modifies provisions related to interest rates on insurance payments.

HB 183 - Trent, Curtis (R)
Modifies provisions relating to public assistance benefits.

HB 187  - Merideth, Peter (D)
Establishes the "Missouri Care Plan" which allows any person who is not otherwise eligible for MO HealthNet to purchase coverage through MO HealthNet.

HB 232 - Helms, Steve (R)
Modifies provisions relating to the Health Care Cost Reduction and Transparency Act.

HB 233 - Helms, Steve (R)
Establishes a pilot program to allow MO HealthNet participants to receive services through direct primary care arrangements.

HB 247 - Neely, James (R)
Changes the laws regarding managed care under the MO HealthNet program.

HB 248 - Schroer, Nick (R)
Modifies provisions relating to workers' compensation law.

HB 262 - Taylor, Jered (R)
Modifies provisions relating to the Division of Workers' Compensation.

HB 313 - Walker, Cora Faith (D)
Creates the Missouri Premium Security Plan.

HB 314 - Walker, Cora Faith (D)
Creates the "Evidence-Based Policy Making Commission".

HB 390 - Ellebracht, Mark (D)
Modifies the law in regards to care of indigent persons.

HB 405 - Messenger, Jeff (R)
Establishes the Missouri Freedom to Choose Health Care Act

HB 449 - Hill, Justin (R)
Creates the Missouri Reinsurance Plan.

HB 491 - Chipman, Jason (R)
Prohibits a physician from prescribing opioids to a person under the age of eighteen, except for under certain circumstances.

HB 553 - Stevens, Martha (D)
Establishes a needle and syringe exchange pilot program.

HB 639 - Ruth, Becky (R)
Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to develop a voluntary nonopioid directive form to allow a person to refuse the administration or prescription of opioids.

HB 642Appelbaum, LaDonna (D)
Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to promulgate regulations consistent with CDC guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain.

HB 654 - Neely, James (R)
Changes provisions relating to credentialing procedure.

HB 764 - Roberts-161, Lane (R)
Requires an insurance carrier to post a current provider directory on its website.

HB 804 - Neely, James (R)
Requires any person reviewing, adjusting, approving, or otherwise handling claims for health
care on behalf of or in connection with a medical assistance program to make payments within 120 days of submission.

HB 805 - Neely, James (R)
Revokes contracts of any person reviewing, adjusting, approving, or otherwise handling claims for health care on behalf of or in connection with a medical assistance program when the person or entity commits fraud.

HB 808 - Neely, James (R)
Requires insurance companies, including MO HealthNet, to cover medically necessary dental procedures that are a result of cancer treatments.

HB 847 - Carpenter, Jon (D)
Provides for the expansion of MO HealthNet services beginning January 1, 2020.

HB 884 - Swan, Kathy (R)
Adds provisions relating to health care.

HB 887 - Rowland, Rory (D)
Requires a physician, clinic or hospital to post notice of compensation received from an opioid manufacturer.

HB 945 - Chipman, Jason (R)
Adds provisions relating to the Narcotics Control Act.

HB 975 - Swan, Kathy (R)
Requires public water systems and public water supply districts that intend to modify their water supply fluoridation to seek and receive information about the impact from the local health department.

SB 27 - Sifton, Scott (D)
Provides for the expansion of MO HealthNet services beginning January 1, 2021.

SB 71  - Brown, Justin (R)
Modifies provisions relating to workers' compensation premiums.

SB 77 - Sater, David (R)
Requires the Department of Social Services to apply for a global waiver for MO HealthNet.

SB 98 - Wieland, Paul (R)
Makes a technical correction to a statute relating to health insurance.

SB 155 - Luetkemeyer, Tony (R)
Establishes the Narcotics Control Act.

SB 198 - Onder, Bob (R)
Enhances penalties for the offense of controlled substances containing fentanyl or carfentanil.

SB 226 - Sater, David (R)
Repeals restrictions regarding which associations may be issued health benefit plans for the benefit of their members.

SB 303 - Riddle, Jeanie (R)
Licenses persons performing radiologic imaging or administering radiation therapy and establishes the Missouri Radiologic Imaging and Radiation Therapy Board of Examiners.

SB 352 - Williams, Brian (D)
Requires certain health care professionals to complete up to two hours of cultural competency training.

SB 353 - Emery, Ed (R)
Modifies provisions relating to practitioner-patient consultations for prescribed opioid controlled substances.

SB 370 - Brown, Justin (R)
Modifies provisions relating to MO HealthNet managed care.

SB 414 - Wieland, Paul (R)
Enacts provisions relating to innovation in health insurance.

SB 422 - White, Bill (R)
Modifies provisions regarding the assignment for benefit of creditors.

SB 500 - Burlison, Eric (R)
Permits an unlicensed person to provide a service for which state law otherwise requires an occupational license, provided such unlicensed person makes a nonlicensed disclosure.

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