KY HB50 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 11-5)
Status: Passed on March 12 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-03-12 - signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 15)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Amend KRS 304.17A-660 to define "classification of benefits" and "nonquantitative treatment limitation"; amend KRS 304.17A-661 to modify mental health parity requirements; require parity coverage for nonquantitative treatment limitations and medical necessity criteria; require compliance with nonquantitative treatment limitations set forth in federal law; require insurers to submit annual reports relating to the insurer's compliance with mental health parity requirements; amend KRS 304.17A-669 to remove exemptions; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2022.

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AN ACT relating to mental health parity.


Roll Calls

2021-03-04 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RSN# 1642 (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-02-09 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 51 (Y: 95 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2021-03-12Housesigned by Governor (Acts Ch. 15)
2021-03-05Housedelivered to Governor
2021-03-05Houseenrolled, signed by President of the Senate
2021-03-05Houseenrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
2021-03-05Housereceived in House
2021-03-04Senate3rd reading, passed 36-0
2021-03-03Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 4, 2021
2021-02-25Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2021-02-24Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2021-02-22Senateto Health & Welfare (S)
2021-02-09Senatereceived in Senate
2021-02-09House3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute
2021-02-04Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 9, 2021
2021-02-04House2nd reading, to Rules
2021-02-03Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
2021-01-13Houseposted in committee
2021-01-13Houseto Banking & Insurance (H)
2021-01-05Houseto Committee on Committees (H)
2021-01-05Houseintroduced in House
2020-09-17HousePrefiled by the sponsor(s).


Kentucky State Sources

Bill Comments