House Bill 296

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Last Action 02/02/21: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to coverage for the care of children.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1328
Sponsors P. Stevenson, G. Brown Jr., T. Bojanowski, K. Flood, D. Graham, A. Hatton, J. Jenkins, N. Kulkarni, R. Palumbo, J. Raymond, R. Roberts, C. Stevenson, L. Willner
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 304.17A-258 to require health benefit plans to provide coverage for certain formulas; create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefit plans to provide coverage for breastfeeding support and equipment; amend KRS 205.522 to require the Department for Medicaid Services or managed care organizations contracted to provide Medicaid benefits, to comply with coverage requirements for formulas and breastfeeding support and equipment; amend KRS 205.6485 to require the Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program to comply with the coverage requirements for formulas and breastfeeding support and equipment; amend KRS 18A.225 to require the state employee health plan to comply with coverage requirements for formulas and breastfeeding support and equipment; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to seek federal approval if they determine that such approval is necessary; make conforming amendments; EFFECTIVE, in part, January 1, 2022.
Index Headings of Original Version Effective Dates, Delayed - Coverage for breastfeeding support and equipment, January 1, 2022
Effective Dates, Delayed - Coverage for formulas, January 1, 2022
Insurance, Health - Breastfeeding support and equipment, coverage requirement
Insurance, Health - Formulas, coverage requirement
State Employees - Health plan, breastfeeding support and equipment, coverage requirement
State Employees - Health plan, formulas, coverage requirement
Women - Breastfeeding support and equipment, coverage requirement
Medicaid - Breastfeeding support and equipment, coverage requirement
Medicaid - Formulas, coverage requirement
Children and Minors - Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program, formulas, coverage requirement

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02/02/21
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