House Bill 190

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Title AN ACT relating to health insurance.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Health Mandate
Bill Request Number 431
Sponsors S. Brinkman, L. Clark, R. Crimm, T. Edmonds, C. Embry Jr., K. Hall, D. Osborne, K. Sinnette, A. Webb-Edgington, S. Westrom
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to define terms "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 policies covered in this subtitle to 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 by this section to be subject to copayment, deductible, and coinsurance provisions; give insurers the right to request a review of treatment, provided for by this section, not more than once every 12 months unless the insured's physician or psychologist agrees that a more frequent review is necessary; amend KRS 18A.225 to require policies provided to state employees to cover the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders.
Index Headings of Original Version Health Benefit Mandate - Autism spectrum disorders, health coverage for
State Employees - Autism spectrum disorders, health coverage for
Insurance, Health - Autism spectrum disorders, health coverage for
Health and Medical Services - Autism spectrum disorders, health coverage for
Mental Disability - Autism spectrum disorders, health coverage for
Disabilities and the Disabled - Autism spectrum disorders, health coverage for
Mental Health - Autism spectrum disorders, health coverage for
Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1

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02/03/09
  • introduced in House
02/04/09
  • to Banking & Insurance (H)
03/02/09
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/03/09
  • posting waived

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Greer
Summary Delete original provisions of the bill and substitute a provision that the Legislative Research Commission direct the Interim Joint Committee on Banking and Insurance to conduct a study of health insurance coverage of autism spectrum disorder.
Index Headings Health Benefit Mandate - Autism spectrum disorders, health coverage for
State Employees - Autism spectrum disorders, health coverage for
Insurance, Health - Autism spectrum disorders, health coverage for
Health and Medical Services - Autism spectrum disorders, health coverage for
Mental Disability - Autism spectrum disorders, health coverage for
Disabilities and the Disabled - Autism spectrum disorders, health coverage for
Mental Health - Autism spectrum disorders, health coverage for

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