Senate Bill 55

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Last Action 03/22/21: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 62)
Title AN ACT relating to copayments by medical assistance recipients.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 949
Sponsors S. Meredith, R. Alvarado
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 205.6312 to prohibit the cabinet or a managed care organization contracted to provide services from instituting copayments, cost sharing, or similar charges to be paid by any medical assistance recipients, their spouses, or parents, for any assistance provided pursuant KRS Chapter 205, federal law, or any federal Medicaid waiver; amend KRS 205.6485 to prohibit copayments to be charged in the Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program; amend KRS 205.5591 to delete language permitting the application of deductible, copayment, and coinsurance requirements to Medicaid telehealth services.
Index Headings of Original Version Fiscal Note - Copayments, prohibition
Health and Medical Services - Medicaid, copayments, prohibition
Public Medical Assistance - Copayments, prohibition
Medicaid - Copayments, prohibition
Votes Vote History

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01/05/21
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
01/11/21
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
02/09/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/10/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/11/21
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 16, 2021
02/22/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 34-1
02/23/21
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/01/21
  • to Health & Family Services (H)
03/02/21
  • posted in committee
03/11/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/12/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 15, 2021
03/16/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 95-0
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
03/22/21
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 62)


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