Senate Bill 274

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Last Action 03/02/22: to State & Local Government (S)
Title AN ACT relating to state employee health insurance.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1818
Sponsors B. Storm, R. Mills
Summary of Original Version Amend various sections of KRS Chapter 225 to permit, rather than mandate, the procurement of specific provider types for employee health insurance, delete reference to the Kentucky Kare standard, delete language relating to the Advisory Committee of State Health Insurance Subscribers, specify that no provision of Chapter 304 shall apply to the public employee health insurance program except as specified, and delete references to regional contracts for state employee health insurance, permit the Personnel Cabinet to submit its annual report of the financial stability of the health insurance plan to either the Governor, General Assembly, or Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, permit the Personnel Cabinet to make available the quarterly report of the status of the health insurance trust fund to either the Governor, Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations and Revenue, or Kentucky Group Health Insurance Board, upon request; amend KRS 18A.2254 to add health savings accounts as a waiver funding option, delete prohibition against using trust fund receipts earned in prior plan years in subsequent plan years, establish a solvency reserve for the trust fund, and delete reference to the Advisory Committee of State Health Insurance Subscribers; amend KRS 18A.226 to delete reference to the Advisory Committee of State Health Insurance Subscribers, add an employee of the Kentucky Public Pensions Authority, an employee of the Teachers' Retirement System, and a representative of any quasi-governmental group with 20 or more employees to the Group Health Insurance Board, and allow the Group Health Insurance Board to provide reports and information upon request; repeal KRS18A.2255 relating to the Advisory Committee of State Health Insurance Subscribers.
Index Headings of Original Version Health and Medical Services - State employee health plan, Kentucky Kare standard, elimination
Insurance, Health - State employee health plan, geographic procurement, elimination
Insurance, Health - State employee health plan, health savings account, waiver funding option, addition
Insurance, Health - State employee health plan, Kentucky Insurance Code, inapplicable
Insurance, Health - State employee health plan, trust fund, solvency reserve, establishment
Retirement and Pensions - Kentucky Public Pensions Authority, employee, Kentucky Group Health Insurance Board, addition
Retirement and Pensions - Kentucky Teachers' Retirement Systems, employee, Kentucky Group Health Insurance Board, addition
State Agencies - Personnel Cabinet, procurement of employee health insurance, changes
State Employees - Health insurance, procurement of contract, change to permissive
State Employees - State employee health plan, geographic procurement, elimination
State Employees - State employee health plan, health savings account, waiver funding option, addition
State Employees - State employee health plan, Kentucky Insurance Code, inapplicable
State Employees - State employee health plan, Kentucky Kare standard, elimination
State Employees - State employee health plan, trust fund, solvency reserve, establishment
Teachers - Kentucky Teachers' Retirement System, employee, Kentucky Group Health Insurance Board, addition
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Group Health Insurance Board, certain quasi-governmental agencies, inclusion
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Group Health Insurance Board, employee of Kentucky Public Pensions Authority, addition
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Group Health Insurance Board, employee of Kentucky Teachers' Retirement System, addition
Advisory Boards, Commissions, and Committees - Kentucky Group Health Insurance Board, certain quasi-governmental agencies, inclusion

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03/01/22
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/02/22
  • to State & Local Government (S)


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