Senate Bill 30

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Last Action 03/19/19: signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 029)
Title AN ACT relating to cancer prevention through insurance coverage for screening and appropriate genetic testing.
Bill Documents Current/Final
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
Votes Vote History

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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)
02/19/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/20/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/21/19
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 21, 2019
  • 3rd reading, passed 33-3
02/22/19
  • received in House
02/25/19
  • to Banking & Insurance (H)
  • posted in committee
02/27/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
02/28/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/06/19
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2019
03/07/19
  • 3rd reading, passed 98-1
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
03/19/19
  • signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 029)


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