Senate Bill 284

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Last Action 03/06/20: to Banking & Insurance (S)
Title AN ACT relating to coverage for breast cancer.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 823
Sponsor M. McGarvey
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 304.17-316 to require health insurance policies offering coverage for hospital, medical, or surgical benefits for a mastectomy to provide coverage for annual breast cancer screenings for persons 35 years of age or older; amend KRS 304.17A-133 to prohibit health benefit plans from imposing cost sharing for annual breast cancer screenings; require that coverage be provided regardless of whether the health benefit plan provides coverage for hospital, medical, or surgical services for a mastectomy; amend KRS 304.17A-096, 304.18-098, 304.32-1591, and 304.38-1935 to conform; amend KRS 18A.225 to require the state employee health plan to comply with Section 2 of the Act; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021.
Index Headings of Original Version Effective Dates, Delayed - Annual breast cancer screenings, insurance coverage, requiring, EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021
Health and Medical Services - Annual breast cancer screenings, insurance coverage, requiring
Insurance, Health - Annual breast cancer screenings, insurance coverage, requiring
State Employees - State employee health plan, coverage for annual breast cancer screenings, requiring

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03/04/20
  • introduced in Senate
03/06/20
  • to Banking & Insurance (S)


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