House Bill 50

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/12/21: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 15)
Title AN ACT relating to mental health parity.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 61
Sponsors K. Moser, D. Frazier, K. Banta, T. Bojanowski, A. Bowling, K. Fleming, D. Lewis, C. Massey, S. McPherson, R. Palumbo, M. Prunty, R. Roberts, T. Smith, N. Tate, S. Westrom, L. Willner
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 304.17A-660 to define "classification of benefits" and "nonquantitative treatment limitation"; amend KRS 304.17A-661 to modify mental health parity requirements; require parity coverage for nonquantitative treatment limitations and medical necessity criteria; require compliance with nonquantitative treatment limitations set forth in federal law; require insurers to submit annual reports relating to the insurer's compliance with mental health parity requirements; amend KRS 304.17A-669 to remove exemptions; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2022.
Index Headings of Original Version Insurance, Health - Health benefit plans, mental health parity requirements
Effective Dates, Delayed - Health benefit plans, mental health parity requirements, January 1, 2022
Federal Laws and Regulations - Mental health parity requirements, compliance with federal law
Mental Health - Health benefit plans, mental health parity requirements
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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09/17/20
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/05/21
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/13/21
  • to Banking & Insurance (H)
  • posted in committee
02/03/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/04/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 9, 2021
02/09/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute
  • received in Senate
02/22/21
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
02/24/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/25/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/03/21
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 4, 2021
03/04/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-0
03/05/21
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/12/21
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 15)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except insert language limiting insurer's reporting identification requirement to limitations applicable to benefits and services covered under the plan; insert language requiring violations to be willful; effective January 1, 2022.
Index Headings Effective Dates, Delayed - Health benefit plans, mental health parity requirements, January 1, 2022
Federal Laws and Regulations - Mental health parity requirements, compliance with federal law
Insurance, Health - Health benefit plans, mental health parity requirements
Mental Health - Health benefit plans, mental health parity requirements

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