100th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
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Professional Registration and Licensing, Vice-Chairman
Health and Mental Health Policy
Special Committee on Urban Issues
Subcommittee on Medicaid Reform
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Steve Helms, a Republican, represents part of Greene County, including part of Springfield (District 135) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2016.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Helms is an Insurance Broker. He previously served in the Army and as the Greene County Circuit Clerk.
Rep. Helms is a member of the Second Baptist Church of Springfield.
Rep. Helms graduated from Sarasota High School in 1984. He continued his education by attending Ozark Technical College and Austin Peay State University.
Rep. Helms was born in Fayetteville, NC. He currently resides in Springfield with his wife, Virginia.
Modifies provisions relating to the Health Care Cost Reduction and Transparency Act
Establishes a pilot program to allow MO HealthNet participants to receive services through direct primary care arrangements
Changes the law regarding unsecured loans of five hundred dollars or less
Modifies provisions relating to municipal courts
Changes provisions relating to multiple employer self insured health plans
Changes provisions relating to short term limited duration insurance
Modifies the law regarding certificates of need
Changes provisions relating to disciplinary proceedings under the Division of Professional Registration
Modifies and establishes provisions relating to pharmacies
Modifies provisions relating to higher education funding
Prohibits any board, commission, or committee within the Division of Professional Registration from utilizing occupational fees for the purpose of offering continuing education classes
Changes provisions in relation to collaborative practice agreements
Modifies provisions relating to judgments in civil actions
Modifies licensing requirements for nursing home administrators