House Bill 298

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Last Action 02/02/21: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to reproductive health services.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1124
Sponsors J. Raymond, L. Willner, T. Bojanowski, K. Flood, D. Graham, J. Jenkins, N. Kulkarni, P. Minter, R. Palumbo, A. Scott, C. Stevenson, P. Stevenson, S. Westrom
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefit plans to provide coverage for long-acting reversible contraception administered during a postpartum hospital stay; prohibit cost sharing; create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to apply for a Medicaid waiver to offer family planning services to certain low-income individuals; require the cabinet to report annually; amend KRS 205.522 to require the Department for Medicaid Services and any managed care organization contracted to provide Medicaid benefits to comply with new section on long-acting reversible contraception coverage; amend KRS 205.6485 to require the Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program to comply with the new section on long-acting reversible contraception coverage; amend KRS 18A.225 to require the state employee health plan to comply with the new section on long-acting reversible contraception coverage; amend KRS 446.350 to provide that nothing in the new section on long-acting reversible contraceptive coverage shall be construed to violate section; require insurers of health benefit plans to submit information relating to contraceptive coverage to the commssioner; require the commissioner to report information relating to contraceptive coverage to the Legslative Research Commission; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to seek approval if they determine that such approval is necessary; EFFECTIVE, in part, January 1, 2022.
Index Headings of Original Version Drugs and Medicines - Long-acting reversible contraception, coverage
Insurance, Health - Long-acting reversible contraception, coverage
Reproductive Issues - Family planning services, Medicaid waiver
Reproductive Issues - Long-acting reversible contraception, coverage
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Medicaid, waiver application, family planning services
State Employees - Health plan, long-acting reversible contraception, coverage
Medicaid - Family planning services, waiver application
Medicaid - Long-acting reversible contraception, coverage
Children and Minors - Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program, long-acting reversible contraception, coverage
Reports Mandated - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Medicaid waiver, family planning services
Reports Mandated - Department of Insurance, contraceptive coverage
Effective Dates, Delayed - Contraception coverage, January 1, 2022

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02/02/21
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  • to Committee on Committees (H)


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