Kentucky Medical Association

Government
1:54 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Kentucky Lawmakers Urged To Take Up Medical Malpractice Issue

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Kentucky lawmakers are being urged by a coalition of powerful health care and business groups to revamp the state's medical malpractice system. 

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2012 General Assembly
11:50 am
Mon April 2, 2012

Prescription Pill Bill Stalls in Legislature

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Confusion and last-minute lobbying have potentially derailed what some Kentucky lawmakers considered the hallmark of the current legislative session.

House Bill 4 is better known as the prescription pill bill. It's centerpiece is the transfer of the KASPER drug tracking system to the attorney general’s office.

Late last week, it appeared lawmakers had struck a last-minute deal to pass the bill before this week's recess. But confusion about which amended version of HB4 was up for a vote mired them in procedural minutiae.

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