Senate Bill 44

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/25/21: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 133)
Title AN ACT relating to access to health care.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Health Mandate
Bill Request Number 821
Sponsors R. Alvarado, M. Wilson
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of Subtitle 17A, KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefit plans to accept, and count towards the insured's contributions, premium and cost-sharing payments made on behalf of an insured from state or federal government programs, Indian or tribal organizations, and certain tax-exempt organizations; permit insurers to accept, and count towards the insured's contributions, premium and cost-sharing payments made on behalf of an insured from other persons; provide exception for Health Savings Account-qualified High Deductible Health Plans; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2022.
Index Headings of Original Version Health Benefit Mandate - Public health entities, premium and cost sharing payments on behalf of insureds
Effective Dates, Delayed - Third-party premium and cost sharing payments on behalf of insureds, January 1, 2022
Federal Laws and Regulations - Third-party premium and cost sharing payments, exception to comply with federal law
Insurance, Health - Third-party premium and cost sharing payments on behalf of insureds, requirements for acceptance
Public Health - Public health entities, premium and cost sharing payments on behalf of insureds
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
Votes Vote History

Actions

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12/11/20
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/05/21
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/02/21
  • to Banking & Insurance (S)
02/23/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/24/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/25/21
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 26, 2021
02/26/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-0
03/01/21
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
  • to Banking & Insurance (H)
  • posted in committee
03/03/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/04/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/11/21
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 12, 2021
  • floor amendments (1), (2-title) and (3) filed
03/12/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 89-3 with floor amendments (1) (3) and (2-title)
03/15/21
  • received in Senate
  • to Rules (S)
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House floor amendments (1) (3) and (2-title) for Tuesday, March 16, 2021
03/16/21
  • Senate concurred in House floor amendments (1), (3), and (2-title)
  • Bill passed 35-0
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
03/25/21
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 133)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. DuPlessis
Summary Retain provisions of the bill; amend KRS 214.555 to extend the time to provide patients information about x-ray mammography to 2025.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Mammogram information, 2025 extension
Physicians and Practitioners - Mammogram information, 2025 extension
Public Health - Mammogram information, 2025 extension

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor J. DuPlessis
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 44/GA

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor K. Moser
Summary Create exception for payments made by, or on behalf of, any organization that receives funding from a health care provider; provide that section shall not be construed to imply that insured is not responsible for the timely payment of premiums.
Index Headings Insurance, Health - Payments on behalf of insureds, requirements for acceptance
Health and Medical Services - Payments on behalf of insureds, exception, health care provider funding

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