KY SB196 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 21 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-24 - to State & Local Government (S)
Pending: Senate State & Local Government Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Amend various sections of KRS Chapter 225 to permit, rather than mandate, the procurement of specific provider types for employee health insurance, delete reference to the Kentucky Kare standard, delete language relating to the Advisory Committee of State Health Insurance Subscribers, specify that no provision of Chapter 304 shall apply to the public employee health insurance program except as specified, and delete references to regional contracts for state employee health insurance; amend KRS 18A.2254 to add health savings accounts as a waiver funding option, delete prohibition against using trust fund receipts earned in prior plan years in subsequent plan years, establish a solvency reserve for the trust fund, and delete reference to the Advisory Committee of State Health Insurance Subscribers; amend KRS 18A.226 to delete reference to the Advisory Committee of State Health Insurance Subscribers, add an employee of the Kentucky Retirement System, an employee of the Teachers' Retirement System, and a representative of any quasi-governmental group with 20 or more employees to the Group Health Insurance Board, and allow the Group Health Insurance Board to provide reports and information upon request; repeal KRS18A.2255 relating to the Advisory Committee of State Health Insurance Subscribers.

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Title

AN ACT relating to state employee health insurance.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-24Senateto State & Local Government (S)
2020-02-21Senateintroduced in Senate

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