-Establishes the Missouri Patient Privacy Act, which prohibits the disclosure of patient-specific health information to any employer, public or private payer, or employee or agent of a state department or agency without the written consent of the patient and health care provider. (Sec. 191.015)
-Provides that health information may be released in connection with the employee's official duties including oversight of state health programs, tracking infectious diseases, administering state wellness initiatives and programs, and researching state medical trends. (Sec. 191.015)
-Establishes the Evan de Mello Reimbursement Program as a last resort financial assistance program for the cost of transportation and medical treatment for eligible children when all other payment sources have been exhausted (Sec. 191.940).
-Establishes the "Show-Me Health Coverage Plan" to provide health care coverage to low-income adults through the Missouri Health Insurance Pool (MHIP), contingent upon whether there are federal funds given to the state or are applied to the program. (Sec. 376.985)
-All health carriers or health benefit plans that offer or issue health benefit plans on or after January 1, 2010, will offer coverage for prosthetic devices and services. (Sec. 376.1232)