05RS HB117


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HB 117 (BR 327) - M. Harmon

     AN ACT relating to employee benefits.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 18A to establish a health savings account for employees and retired teachers participating in the state health insurance plan; amend KRS 18A.225 to require a high-deductible insurance plan in conjunction with the health savings account for the 2006 plan year; set the deductible for single coverage at $5,000 and for family coverage at $10,000; require policy to cover 100% eligible costs after the deductible is met; set the contribution to the health savings account for employees taking the high-deductible plan as the greater of the difference between the state's contribution for other insurance and the high-deductible premium or 90% of the contribution toward flexible spending accounts for employees who waive coverage.

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 7-to State Government (H)

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