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2018 Summary of Legislation Available

from KAFP

During the Annual Meeting, KAFP's Government Relations Liaison, Dodie Wellshear presented a summary of the 2018 legislative session. Access the 2018 Legislative Summary on the Legislative Update webpage.

Legislation passed included:
  • SB 109 – State Appropriations; Selected Health Care Priorities; Graduate Medical Education
  • HB 2028 – The Kansas Telemedicine Act
  • HB 2600 – Maternal Deaths and Palliative Care
Legislation not passed included:
  • SB 38 – KanCare Expansion, Bridge to a Healthy Kansas
  • SB 377 – Pharmacists Administering Injections
  • SB 387 – Statewide Drug Therapy Protocol for Pharmacists
  • SB 300; HB 2507; HB 2591 – Changes to KanCare without Legislative Approval
  • SB 316; SB 436 – Smoking Cessation for Medicaid Beneficiaries
  • HB 2231 – Increasing the Tax on Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products
  • HB 2574 – K-TRACS; Allowing Access by Law Enforcement & Mandating Physicians' Utilization
  • HB 2589 – Independent Practice of Midwifery
  • HB 2704 – Informed Consent from Adult Care Residents to Administer Antipsychotic Medications
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