KY HB82 | 2022 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 4 2022 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2022-01-04 - to Committee on Committees (H)
Pending: House Committee On Committees Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


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; require coverage for dependent children until age 26; 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 that the section applies to health benefit plans and health plan opt-ins on or after the date as established under that section; amend various statutes to conform; amend KRS 18A.225 and 164.2871 to require the state employee health plan and state postsecondary education institution self-insured employer group health plans to comply with Section 1 of the Act.

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AN ACT relating to consumer protections in health insurance.



2022-01-04Houseto Committee on Committees (H)
2022-01-04Houseintroduced in House
2021-12-09HousePrefiled by the sponsor(s).


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