Truly Agreed, 2015

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SS SB 58, 2015    (Repealed Section - as Truly Agreed)    

[192.632. 1. There is hereby created a "Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force". Unless otherwise stated, members shall be appointed by the director of the department of health and senior services and shall include, but not be limited to, the following members:
     (1) Two physicians appointed from lists submitted by the Missouri State Medical Association;
     (2) Two nephrologists;
     (3) Two family physicians;
     (4) Two pathologists;
     (5) One member who represents owners or operators of clinical laboratories in the state;
     (6) One member who represents a private renal care provider;
     (7) One member who has a chronic kidney disease;
     (8) One member who represents the state affiliate of the National Kidney Foundation;
     (9) One member who represents the Missouri Kidney Program;
     (10) Two members of the house of representatives appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives;
     (11) Two members of the senate appointed by the president pro tempore of the senate;
     (12) Additional members may be chosen to represent public health clinics, community health centers, and private health insurers.
     2. A chairperson and a vice chairperson shall be elected by the members of the task force.
     3. The chronic kidney task force shall:
     (1) Develop a plan to educate the public and health care professionals about the advantages and methods of early screening, diagnosis, and treatment of chronic kidney disease and its complications based on kidney disease outcomes, quality initiative clinical practice guidelines for chronic kidney disease, or other medically recognized clinical practice guidelines;
     (2) Make recommendations on the implementation of a cost-effective plan for early screening, diagnosis, and treatment of chronic kidney disease for the state's population;
     (3) Identify barriers to adoption of best practices and potential public policy options to address such barriers;
     (4) Submit a report of its findings and recommendations to the general assembly within one year of its first meeting.
     4. The department of health and senior services shall provide all necessary staff, research, and meeting facilities for the chronic kidney disease task force.]


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