House Bill 286

Last Action 03/16/23: recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to coverage for health care.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Health Mandate
Bill Request Number 1142
Sponsors S. Stalker, K. Moser, C. Aull, S. Bratcher, G. Brown Jr., L. Burke, D. Grossberg, J. Hodgson, C. Massaroni, J. Raymond, L. Swann
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require insurers and any exchange to provide a special enrollment period for pregnant individuals; specify requirements for the coverage; require group plan insurers to provide notice of special enrollment rights; amend KRS 304.17A-145 to require health benefit plans that provide coverage for dependents to provide coverage for maternity care; amend KRS 304.17A-220 and 194A.099 to conform with special enrollment requirement; amend KRS 18A.225 and 164.2871 to require the state employee health plan and self-insured state postsecondary education institution group health plans to comply with the special enrollment and maternity coverage requirements; amend KRS 205.592 to allow Medicaid income limit for certain women and children to be increased under certain circumstances; EFFECTIVE, in part, January 1, 2024.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Higher - State postsecondary institution self-insured employer plans, maternity care, coverage requirement
Education, Higher - State postsecondary institution self-insured employer plans, special enrollment period, pregnancy
Effective Dates, Delayed - Health care coverage, women and children, January 1, 2024
Insurance, Health - Maternity care, coverage requirement
Insurance, Health - Special enrollment period, pregnancy
State Employees - Health plan, maternity care, coverage requirement
State Employees - Health plan, special enrollment period, pregnancy
Women - Coverage for maternity care
Women - Special enrollment period, pregnancy
Medicaid - Income limit, women and children
Health Benefit Mandate - Maternity care, coverage requirement


  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
  • to Banking & Insurance (H)
  • taken from Banking & Insurance (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Banking & Insurance (H)
  • taken from Banking & Insurance (H)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Banking & Insurance (H)
  • reported favorably, to Rules
  • taken from Rules
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

Last updated: 11/9/2023 3:03 PM (EST)