KY HB98 | 2022 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on January 4 2022 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2022-02-24 - floor amendment (1) filed
Pending: House Committee On Committees Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefit plans to provide coverage for testing and treatment of hepatitis C virus infection in pregnant women; amend KRS 164.2871, 205.522, 205.6485, and 18A.225 to require self-insured employer plans provided by state postsecondary institutions, Medicaid, KCHIP, and the state employee health plan to comply with the hepatitis C virus infection coverage requirement; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to seek federal approval if they determine that such approval is necessary; EFFECTIVE, in part, January 1, 2023.

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AN ACT relating to coverage for hepatitis C virus infection testing and treatment in pregnant women.



2022-02-24Housefloor amendment (1) filed
2022-01-04Houseto Committee on Committees (H)
2022-01-04Houseintroduced in House
2021-12-03HousePrefiled by the sponsor(s).


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