Senate Bill 30

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Title AN ACT relating to cancer prevention through insurance coverage for screening and appropriate genetic testing.
Bill Documents Introduced
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Health Mandate
Bill Request Number 91
Sponsors R. Alvarado, J. Carroll, P. Clark, C. Embry Jr., R. Girdler, D. Harper Angel, R. Thomas, J. Turner
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefit plans to cover genetic tests for cancer that are recommended by certain health care providers if the recommendation is consistent with certain genetic testing guidelines; establish that the section shall not be construed to limit coverage required by Section 2 of the Act or any other law; amend KRS 304.17A-257 to reduce the age required for colorectal cancer examination and testing coverage from fifty (50) to forty-five(45); make technical amendments; establish that the section shall not be construed to limit coverage required by Section 1 of the Act or any other law; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2020.
Index Headings of Original Version Effective Dates, Delayed - January 1, 2020
Health and Medical Services - Colorectal cancer screening, insurance coverage requirement, amending
Health and Medical Services - Genetic tests for cancer, insurance coverage, requiring
Insurance, Health - Colorectal cancer screening, insurance coverage requirement, amending
Insurance, Health - Genetic tests for cancer, insurance coverage, requiring
Fiscal Note - Genetic tests for cancer, insurance coverage, requiring
Health Benefit Mandate - Colorectal cancer screening, insurance coverage requirement, amending
Health Benefit Mandate - Genetic tests for cancer, insurance coverage, requiring

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12/13/18
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/08/19
  • introduced in Senate
01/09/19
  • to Banking & Insurance (S)


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