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SB 54/HM (BR 1009) - R. Jones II

     AN ACT relating to health insurance.
     Create a new section of subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to define terms, including "applied behavior analysis," "autism services provider," "autism spectrum disorders," "diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders", "habilitative or rehabilitative care," "health insurance policy," "medically necessary", "pharmacy care", "psychiatric care", "psychological care", "therapeutic care", and "treatment for autism spectrum disorders"; require health insurance policies will provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders and their related conditions; prohibit insurance policies from limiting the number of visits an insured may make for such services; allow services provided under this new section to be subject to copayment, deductible, and coinsurance provisions; give insurers the right to request a review of treatment, not more than once every 12 months unless the insured's physician or psychologist agrees that a more frequent review is necessary.

     Feb 3-introduced in Senate
     Feb 4-to Banking & Insurance (S)

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