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  192.1120.  Bone marrow registry, providers may inquire whether certain patients are registered — department to disseminate information. — 1.  Each primary care provider and urgent care physician may inquire of new patients who are eighteen years of age or older and under forty-five years of age on their new patient intake form as to whether the patient is registered with the bone marrow registry.  If the patient states that he or she is not registered with the bone marrow registry, the provider or physician shall provide information developed and disseminated by the department of health and senior services regarding the bone marrow registry to the patient.

  2.  The department of health and senior services shall develop and disseminate information regarding the bone marrow registry, which shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

  (1)  The need for bone marrow donations;

  (2)  Patient populations that would benefit from bone marrow donations;

  (3)  How to join the bone marrow registry; and

  (4)  How to acquire a free buccal swab kit from the bone marrow registry.

  3.  The department of health and senior services may promulgate rules and regulations to implement the provisions of this section.  Any rule or portion of a rule, as that term is defined in section 536.010, that is created under the authority delegated in this section shall become effective only if it complies with and is subject to all of the provisions of chapter 536 and, if applicable, section 536.028.  This section and chapter 536 are nonseverable, and if any of the powers vested with the general assembly pursuant to chapter 536 to review, to delay the effective date, or to disapprove and annul a rule are subsequently held unconstitutional, then the grant of rulemaking authority and any rule proposed or adopted after August 28, 2018, shall be invalid and void.

  4.  Dissemination of the information under this section may be by oral, print, or electronic notification or any other method, provided that the department of health and senior services determines that the dissemination of information is cost effective for the department and for primary care providers and urgent care physicians.


(L. 2018 H.B. 1953)

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