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 Bill Status of SB0024  94th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. William R. Haine

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Home Health and Hospice Drug Dispensation and Administration Act. Allows home and community support services agencies and their employees who are registered nurses or advanced practice nurses to purchase, store, or transport certain drugs for the purpose of administering the drugs to home health or hospice patients of the agencies. Requires an agency that purchases, stores, or transports these drugs to establish policies and procedures concerning proper storage, transportation, temperature stability, removal from container on physician's order, administration of the drug, and the maintenance of written records. Provides that an agency or its authorized nursing employee may administer the drug only in the patient’s residence under physician's orders. Sets forth procedures for agency handling of physician oral orders and pharmacy dispensation of the drugs. Provides that upon a home health agency's administration or dispensation of a specific drug to a patient, that agency shall be reimbursed the cost of that specific drug by the Department of Public Aid. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/26/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. William R. Haine; Prefiled on December 8, 2004
  1/26/2005SenateFirst Reading
  1/26/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  2/3/2005SenateAssigned to Health & Human Services
  3/18/2005SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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