House Bill 259

Actions | Amendments
Last Action signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 16)
Title AN ACT relating to long-term care insurance.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 1056
Sponsors J. Greer, B. Montell, K. Hall, T. Kerr, A. Koenig, T. Thompson, J. Vincent, R. Weston, S. Westrom
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of Subchapter 14 of KRS Chapter 304 to establish the Kentucky Long-Term Care Partnership Program upon approval of a Medicaid waiver to disregard assets, resources, and estate recovery requirements of the Medicaid program in a $1 to $1 amount; permit Medicaid eligibility with disregards upon the exhaustion of the benefits of the partnership policy; require the Office of Insurance and the Department for Medicaid Services to jointly establish the program; define policy terms and services covered; require approval of a partnership policy; specify reporting requirements; require assurance that agents who sell partnership policies understand the policy in Section 2(4); require promulgation of administrative regulations; require insurers to disclose availability of the Kentucky Long-Term Care Partnership Insurance Program; create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Department for Medicaid Services to apply for a federal waiver to establish the partnership program; require notice of waiver submission and response; require assistance with training materials reporting requirements; require reports to Interim Joint Committees on Banking and Insurance and Health and Welfare.
Index Headings of Original Version Fiscal Note - Care partnerships program, establish
Fiscal Note - Care partnerships program, establish
Aged Persons and Aging - Care partnerships program, establish
Disabilities and the Disabled - Care partnerships program, establish
Guardians - Care partnerships program, establish
Health and Medical Services - Care partnerships program, establish
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Care partnerships program, establish
Insurance - Care partnerships program, establish
Medicaid - Care partnerships program, establish
State Agencies - Health and Family Services, Medicaid, long-term care insurance
State Agencies - Insurance, Medicaid, long-term care insurance
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

Top | Amendments
01/10/08
  • introduced in House
01/15/08
  • to Banking & Insurance (H)
01/24/08
  • posted in committee
01/30/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
01/31/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 1, 2008
02/13/08
  • 3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute
02/14/08
  • received in Senate
02/19/08
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
02/27/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
02/28/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/03/08
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 5, 2008
03/05/08
  • 3rd reading, passed 38-0
  • received in House
03/07/08
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
04/01/08
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/07/08
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 16)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Summary Retain the original provisions; in Section 2(2)(c) delete "Kentucky" and insert "as state with a qualified long-term care partnership program; change Section 3(1) to provide that each insurer or its agent soliciting or offering to sell a partnership policy must provide each prospective applicant a Partnership Program Notice disclosing the availability of the program and outlining the requirements and benefits of a partnership policy.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Care partnerships program, establish
Fiscal Note - Care partnerships program, establish
Aged Persons and Aging - Care partnerships program, establish
Disabilities and the Disabled - Care partnerships program, establish
Guardians - Care partnerships program, establish
Health and Medical Services - Care partnerships program, establish
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Care partnerships program, establish
Insurance - Care partnerships program, establish
Medicaid - Care partnerships program, establish
State Agencies - Health and Family Services, Medicaid, long-term care insurance
State Agencies - Insurance, Medicaid, long-term care insurance

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