HB1119I-Introduced Bill Text
SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 1119
89TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE HOSMER.
Pre-filed December 31, 1997 and 1000 copies ordered printed.
ANNE C. WALKER, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 172, RSMo, relating to school operations by adding thereto one new section
relating to a University of Missouri program which assists organ transplant patients.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 172, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as
section 172.875, to read as follows:
172.875. 1. The Missouri kidney program in the University of Missouri, a statewide
program that provides treatment for renal disease, shall administer a separate program to
provide assistance for immunosuppressive pharmaceuticals and other services for other
organ transplant patients. The Missouri kidney program shall establish guidelines and
eligibility requirements and procedures, similar to those established to serve eligible end
stage renal disease patients, for other organ transplant patients to receive assistance
pursuant to this section.
2. The Missouri kidney program shall coordinate efforts with the divisions of family
services and medical services in the department of social services to provide the most
efficient and cost-effective assistance to organ transplant patients.
3. From funds appropriated to provide assistance pursuant to this section, the priority
shall be to provide pharmaceutical services. If other funds are available through the
transplant program, other services for the treatment of organ transplant patients may be
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