SB 899
Requires MO HealthNet reimbursement to hospitals for donor milk provided to infants
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Last Action:
4/17/2014 - Voted Do Pass S Veterans' Affairs and Health Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2014

Current Bill Summary

SB 899 - This act requires the Department of Social Services to reimburse hospitals under the MO HealthNet program for donor human milk provided to critically ill infants under three months of age in the neonatal intensive care unit, if the physician orders the milk and the Department determines it is medically necessary. Such donor milk shall be obtained from a donor bank that meets the Department's guidelines.

This act is identical to a provision in HCS/SCS/SB 680 (2014) and in CCS/HCS/SS#2/SB 754 (2014).