KY HB11 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 19-4)
Status: Introduced on January 5 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-05 - to Committee on Committees (H)
Pending: House Committee On Committees Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to define terms; establish health-status eligibility rules for health benefit plans in any market; prohibit requiring a greater premium or contribution, or different benefits coverage, on the basis of any health status-related factor; prohibit pre-existing condition exclusions; require coverage for essential health benefits; prohibit insurers from establishing lifetime or annual limits on essential health benefits; prohibit adjustment of premium or contribution amounts for group health plans on the basis of genetic information; require the commissioner of insurance to define essential health benefits; establish when the section controls; establish opt-in for health plans not otherwise required to comply with requirements of section; establish when section becomes effective; establish that section applies to health benefit plans and health plan opt-ins on or after the effective date; amend KRS 304.17A-096, 304.17A-097, 304.17A-200, 304.17A-220, 304.17A-230, 304.17A-250, 304.17A-430, 304.17B-015, 304.17B-019, 304.18-114, and 304.18-120 to conform; amend KRS 18A.225 to require the state employee health plan to comply with Section 1 of the Act.

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Title

AN ACT relating to consumer protections in health insurance.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-05Houseto Committee on Committees (H)
2021-01-05Houseintroduced in House
2020-06-02HousePrefiled by the sponsor(s).

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