Senate Bill 181

Last Action 02/20/20: to Banking & Insurance (S)
Title AN ACT relating to mandatory benefits for health benefit plans.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1453
Sponsor R. Thomas
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 304.17A-200 to extend health-status eligibility rules to individual and employer-organized association markets; authorize insurance commissioner to designate additional health status-related factors; prohibit adjustment of premium or contribution amounts for group health benefit plans on the basis of genetic information; amend KRS 304.17A-220 to remove requirements relating to pre-existing condition exclusions; repeal and reenact KRS 304.17A-230 to define "pre-existing condition exclusion"; prohibit health benefit plans in any market from imposing any pre-existing condition exclusion; amend KRS 304.17A-155, 304.17A-250, 304.17A-430, 304.17A-706, 304.17B-001, 304.17B-019, and 304.18-114 to conform; amend KRS 18A.225 to require the state employee health plan to comply with Sections 1 and 3 of this Act; provide that provisions of Act apply to all health benefit plans issued or renewed on or after January 1, 2021; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021.
Index Headings of Original Version Effective Dates, Delayed - Coverage for pre-existing conditions, January 1, 2021
Effective Dates, Delayed - Insurance eligibility and premium requirements, January 1, 2021
Insurance, Health - Health status-related factors prohibited, insurance eligibility
Insurance, Health - Health status-related factors, insurance premium requirements
Insurance, Health - Pre-existing conditions, insurance coverage, requiring
State Employees - State employee health plan, coverage for pre-existing conditions
State Employees - State employee health plan, insurance eligibility and premium requirements


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