KY HB21 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 38-2)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2020 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2020-02-28 - floor amendment (2) filed
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Amend KRS 304.17A-200 to extend health-status eligibility rules to individual and employer-organized association markets; authorize insurance commissioner to designate additional health status-related factors; prohibit adjustment of premium or contribution amounts for group health benefit plans on the basis of genetic information; amend KRS 304.17A-220 to remove requirements relating to preexisting condition exclusions; repeal and reenact KRS 304.17A-230 to define "preexisting condition exclusion"; prohibit health benefit plans in any market from imposing any preexisting condition exclusion; amend KRS 304.17A-155, 304.17A-250, 304.17A-430, 304.17A-706, 304.17B-001, 304.17B-019, and 304.18-114 to conform; provide that provisions of Act apply to all health benefit plans issued or renewed on or after January 1, 2021; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021.

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AN ACT relating to mandatory benefits for health benefit plans.



2020-02-28Housefloor amendment (2) filed
2020-02-20Housefloor amendment (1) filed
2020-01-07Houseto Banking & Insurance (H)
2020-01-07Houseintroduced in House
2019-07-03HousePrefiled by the sponsor(s).


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