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MASCA Legislative Update: 3/4/2018

March 5, 2018

BILL TRACKING: MASCA Bill Tracking List (PDF)

 

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Greitens Public Opinion Poll:

Source: Missouri Scout – View Crosstabs

 

Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Eric Greitens?

 

29% Favorable

53% Unfavorable

14% You have no opinion

 4% Not sure

 

Do you think Governor Eric Greitens should resign from office?

 

46% Yes

37% No

17% Not sure

 

 

BILL FILING DEADLINE
March 1st was the deadline to file new bills in the House/Senate. Below is a list of bills introduced last week relating to health care.

 

HB 2622  

Evans, Jean(R)

Requires prescriptions for controlled substances to be issued electronically, with certain exceptions.

 

HB 2638  

Smith-163, Cody(R)

Changes the laws regarding the taxable income of corporations.

 

HB 2672  

DeGroot, Bruce(R)

Modifies provisions relating to workers' compensation.

 

SB 1055  

Hegeman, Dan(R)

Modifies provisions relating to physicians entering into supervisory agreements with advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants.

 

SB 1057  

Schupp, Jill(D)

Modifies provisions relating to unanticipated out-of-network health care services

 

SB 1062  

Cierpiot, Mike(R)

Modifies training requirements for certified nursing assistants.

 

SB 1064  

Rizzo, John(D)

Modifies provisions relating to employee wages

 

SB 1068  

Sater, David(R)

Establishes regulations for the duties of pharmacy technicians in a hospital pharmacy

 

SB 1072  

Wieland, Paul(R)

Modifies provisions of law relating to payments for hospital-based health care services

 

 

Next Week’s Public Hearings on Tracked Legislation:

MONDAY - 03/05/18

 House-Ways and Means      
MONDAY - 03/05/18 
1:00 PM, HR 1 
Public Hearing:

 

HB 2540  

Haahr, Elijah

Changes the laws regarding the collection of state moneys.

 

  House-Rules-Administrative Oversight      
MONDAY - 03/05/18 
5:00 PM or Upon Adj., whichever is later, HR 6 
Executive Session:

 

HB 1574  

Rowland-155, Lyle

Modifies provisions relating to advanced practice registered nurses in collaborative practice arrangements

 

HB 2088  

Frederick, Keith

Prohibits covenants not to compete.

 

HB 2183  

Bondon, Jack

Modifies provisions relating to hospital licensure and regulations.

 

HB 2233  

Ross, Robert

Modifies provisions of law relating to advanced practice registered nurses who provide behavioral health care services.

 

TUESDAY - 03/06/18

 Senate-Insurance and Banking      
TUESDAY - 03/06/18 
8:07 AM, Senate Lounge 

 

HB 1690  

Engler, Kevin

Modifies provision of the Missouri life and health insurance guarantee act.

 

  House-Budget      
TUESDAY - 03/06/18 
8:15 AM, HR 3 
Public Hearing:

 

SB 775  

Brown, Dan

Extends the sunset on certain healthcare provider reimbursement allowance taxes and modifies the hospital reimbursement allowance tax

 

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