House Bill 295

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Last Action 02/02/21: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to mental health coverage in connection with pregnancy.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1364
Sponsors R. Roberts, T. Bojanowski, K. Flood, D. Graham, A. Hatton, J. Jenkins, N. Kulkarni, P. Minter, R. Palumbo, J. Raymond, A. Scott, C. Stevenson, P. Stevenson, L. Willner
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 304.17A-145 to require certain health benefit plans to provide coverage for counseling interventions for pregnant and postpartum persons at increased risk of perinatal depression, including persons who have suffered a miscarriage or stillbirth; amend KRS 205.522 to require the Department for Medicaid Services and managed care organizations contracted to provide Medicaid benefits to comply with the new coverage requirement in Section 1 of the Act; amend KRS 205.6485 to require the Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program to comply with the new coverage requirement in Section 1 of the Act; amend KRS 18A.225 to require the state employee health plan to comply with the new coverage requirement in Section 1 of the Act; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to seek federal approval if they determine that such approval is necessary; EFFECTIVE, in part, January 1, 2022.
Index Headings of Original Version Effective Dates, Delayed - Perinatal depression, coverage requirement, January 1, 2022
Insurance, Health - Counseling interventions, perinatal depression, coverage requirement
Mental Health - Counseling interventions, perinatal depression, coverage requirement
State Employees - Health plan, counseling interventions, perinatal depression, coverage requirement
Women - Counseling interventions, perinatal depression, coverage requirement
Medicaid - Counseling interventions, perinatal depression, coverage requirement
Children and Minors - KCHIP, counseling interventions, perinatal depression, coverage requirement

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02/02/21
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