KY SB274 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on March 4 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-06 - to Banking & Insurance (S)
Pending: Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require out-of-network coverage of air ambulance claims; require program for payment of out-of-network air ambulance claims; require mediation process for out-of-network claims; deem compliant payments as full and final payments by the covered person; require the Department of Insurance to report health facilities that do not provide required disclosures; require that the Department of Insurance publish on its Web site participating provider status information of air ambulance providers; create a new section of KRS Chapter 367 to require health care providers to make certain disclosures to a covered person; create a new section of KRS Chapter 311A to prohibit an air ambulance provider or its agent from selling subscription services; amend KRS 216B.990 to establish fines for health facilities failing to provide required disclosures; amend KRS 304.17A-254 and 304.17A-527 to require a compliance clause in participating provider agreements; amend KRS 304.99-020 to establish penalties for certain violations; amend KRS 311A.060 to require the Board of Emergency Medical Services to report certain violations to the commissioner of insurance; amend KRS 367.990 to establish penalties for provider violations; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021.

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AN ACT relating to air ambulance services.



2020-03-06Senateto Banking & Insurance (S)
2020-03-04Senateintroduced in Senate


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