House Bill 21

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 02/28/20: floor amendment (2) filed
Title AN ACT relating to mandatory benefits for health benefit plans.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Health Mandate
Bill Request Number 180
Sponsors P. Minter, T. Bojanowski, C. Booker, T. Branham Clark, G. Brown Jr, T. Burch, M. Cantrell, J. Donohue, K. Flood, A. Gentry, J. Glenn, D. Graham, J. Graviss, C. Harris, A. Hatton, K. Hinkle, C. Howard, J. Jenkins, N. Kulkarni, D. Lewis, S. Lewis, M. Marzian, R. Meeks, R. Meyer, C. Miller, R. Palumbo, R. Rand, J. Raymond, R. Roberts, D. Schamore, A. Scott, J. Sims Jr, M. Sorolis, C. Stevenson, W. Stone, A. Tackett Laferty, S. Westrom, B. Wheatley, R. Wiederstein, L. Willner
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 preexisting condition exclusions; repeal and reenact KRS 304.17A-230 to define "preexisting condition exclusion"; prohibit health benefit plans in any market from imposing any preexisting 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; 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 preexisting 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 - Preexisting conditions, insurance coverage, requiring
Health Benefit Mandate - Coverage for preexisting conditions, January 1, 2021
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2

Actions

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07/03/19
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/07/20
  • introduced in House
  • to Banking & Insurance (H)
02/20/20
  • floor amendment (1) filed
02/28/20
  • floor amendment (2) filed

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor P. Minter
Summary Strike out language relating to premium adjustments or contribution modifications in return for adherence to programs of health promotion and disease prevention; amend KRS 18A.225 to require the state employee health plan to comply with Sections 1 and 3 of the Act.
Index Headings State Employees - State employee health plan, coverage for pre-existing conditions
State Employees - State employee health plan, insurance eligibility and premium requirements

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor P. Minter
Summary Prohibit health benefit plan eligibility rules based on sex; prohibit requiring an individual to be subject to benefits coverage, including any annual or lifetime maximum payment limit, that is different than for a similarly situated individual; strike out language relating to premium adjustments or contribution modifications in return for adherence to programs of health promotion and disease prevention; amend KRS 18A.225 to require the state employee health plan to comply with Sections 1 and 3 of the Act.
Index Headings Insurance, Health - Health status-related factors, parity requirements
State Employees - State employee health plan, coverage for pre-existing conditions
State Employees - State employee health plan, insurance eligibility and parity requirements

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