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HB 1682 - Authorizes Free COVID-19 Testing - Missouri Key Vote

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Title: Authorizes Free COVID-19 Testing

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that authorizes free COVID-19 testing.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires emergency medical services to not comply with any do-not-resuscitate orders from outside Missouri if the patient expressed to be resuscitated (Sec. A, 190.612).

  • Requires medical marijuana employees to submit their fingerprints to the Missouri State Highway Patrol to undergo a criminal background check (Sec. A, Sec. 195.815).

  • Authorizes physician staff to be considered staff on an ambulance (Sec. A, Sec. 190.094).

  • Prohibits vaping in elementary schools, secondary schools or school buses (Sec. A, Sec. 190.1005).

  • Requires training in using automated external defibrillators in any cardiopulmonary resuscitation training (Sec. A, Sec. 190.1005).

  • Authorizes any Missouri resident to receive a free COVID-19 test if their health provider recommends they get one (Sec. A, Sec. 1). 

  • Authorizes the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to use federal funds to pay for the test up to $150 (Sec. A, Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits healthcare providers from reducing a person’s health coverage related to COVID-19 testing (Sec. A, Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes the Department of Social Services to seek a waiver of the Institutions for Mental Disease exclusion for comprehensive substance treatment (Sec. A, Sec. 2).

  • Establishes that Section 1 of this bill takes effect immediately upon passage (Sec. C).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Authorizes Free COVID-19 Testing

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to amend and pass a bill that authorizes free COVID-19 testing.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires emergency medical services to not comply with any do-not-resuscitate orders from outside Missouri if the patient expressed to be resuscitated (Sec. A, 190.612).

  • Requires medical marijuana employees to submit their fingerprints to the Missouri State Highway Patrol to undergo a criminal background check (Sec. A, Sec. 195.815).

  • Authorizes physician staff to be considered staff on an ambulance (Sec. A, Sec. 190.094).

  • Prohibits vaping in elementary schools, secondary schools or school buses (Sec. A, Sec. 190.1005).

  • Requires training in using automated external defibrillators in any cardiopulmonary resuscitation training (Sec. A, Sec. 190.1005).

  • Authorizes any Missouri resident to receive a free COVID-19 test if their health provider recommends they get one (Sec. A, Sec. 1). 

  • Authorizes the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to use federal funds to pay for the test up to $150 (Sec. A, Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits healthcare providers from reducing a person’s health coverage related to COVID-19 testing (Sec. A, Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes the Department of Social Services to seek a waiver of the Institutions for Mental Disease exclusion for comprehensive substance treatment (Sec. A, Sec. 2).

  • Establishes that Section 1 of this bill takes effect immediately upon passage (Sec. C).

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