20​20 Bills of Interest

​High Priority Bills

HB 1415Rep. Steve Helms  
Adds provisions relating to health care costs

HB 1416 – Rep. Steve Helms
Establishes a pilot program to allow MO HealthNet participants to receive services through direct primary care arrangements

HB 1442 – Rep. Steve Helms
Adds provisions relating to professional registration and occupational fees

HB 1472Rep. LaDonna Applebaum
Requires the Department of Health and Senior services to promulgate regulations consistent with CDC guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain

HB 1486Rep. Holly ​Rehder
Exempts health care entities registered with the Department of Health and Senior Services that distribute hypodermic needles or syringes from the crime of unlawful delivery of drug paraphernalia

HB 1513 – Rep. Jeffery Messenger
Established the “Missouri Freedom to Choose Health Care Act”

HB 1580Rep. Keri Ingle
Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to promulgate regulations consistent with CDC guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain

HB 1697 – Rep. Mike Henderson
Modifies provision relating to health insurance

MDA Legislation

HB 1705Rep. Mary Elizabeth Coleman
Modifies provisions relating to public health

HB 1807Rep. David Wood
Modifies provisions related to MO HealthNet eligibility

HB 1986 –  Rep. Peter Merideth
Authorizes tax credits for health care professionals and EMTs serving in rural areas

HB 1995Rep. Lynn Morris
Modifies provisions relating to continuing education requirements for certain professionals

HB 2046 – Rep. Derek Grier
Modifies provisions relating to professional license reciprocity

HB 2089 – Rep. Nick Schroer
Modifies provisions relating to health carrier interest penalties on insurance claims

SB 619Sen. Wayne Wallingford
Requires public water systems and public water supply districts that intend to start or stop fluoridation of their water supply on a continuing basis to seek and receive information about the impactof fluoridation from the local health department.

SB 647 – Sen. Andrew Koenig
Establishes the fresh act start of 2020

SB 668Sen. Bill White
Modifies provisions of law relating to certain distributors of hypodermic needles

SB 677Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer
Establishes the Narcotics Control Act and provides for the incineration of certain controlled substances

SB 689 – Sen. Ed Emery
Modifies provisions relating to continuing education for professional Licensees

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