House Bill 170

Last Action to Banking & Insurance (H)
Title AN ACT relating to health care coverage.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 170
Sponsors T. Moore, J. Comer Jr., M. Harmon, K. King
Summary of Original Version Create a new Subtitle in KRS Chapter 304 to establish definitions for "direct purchase", "health care system", and "penalty or fine"; prohibit the General Assembly from requiring any individual to participate in any health care system or plan, or impose a penalty or fine regarding participation; permit an individual or an employer to pay directly for health care services and a health care provider to accept direct payment without penalties or fines; direct the Attorney General of Kentucky to undertake and initiate all necessary legal proceedings to protect and defend Kentuckians' rights as set forth in this Act; prohibit the Governor, the Personnel Cabinet, and state agencies from participating in or complying with any federal law, regulation, or policy that would compromise the freedom of choice in the health care decisions of any resident of Kentucky.
Index Headings of Original Version Attorney General - Rights of Kentuckians, health care decisions, protection of
Governor - Freedom of choice in health care decisions
Health and Medical Services - Individual options for services, not to be prohibited by law
Insurance, Health - Penalties and fines, not to be used to compel participation
Physicians and Practitioners - Penalties and fines, not to be used to compel participation
State Agencies - Freedom of choice in health care decisions, no compromise


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