House Bill 278

Last Action 02/14/23: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to contraceptive coverage.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Health Mandate
Bill Request Number 144
Sponsors J. Raymond, G. Brown Jr., L. Willner
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefit plans to provide coverage for contraception; amend KRS 164.2871, 205.522, 205.6485, and18A.225 to require self-insured employer group health plans provided by the governing board of a state postsecondary institution to its employees, Medicaid, the Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program, and the state employee health plan to comply with the new section on contraceptive coverage; amend KRS 446.350 to provide that nothing in the new section on contraceptive coverage shall be construed to violate section; direct that provisions apply to health benefit plans issued or renewed on or after January 1, 2024; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2024.
Index Headings of Original Version Medicaid - Contraceptive coverage
Children and Minors - KCHIP, contraceptive coverage
Health Benefit Mandate - Contraceptive coverage
Drugs and Medicines - Contraceptive coverage
Education, Higher - Self-insured group employer health plan, contraceptive coverage
Effective Dates, Delayed - Contraceptive coverage, January 1, 2024
Insurance, Health - Contraceptive coverage
Reproductive Issues - Contraceptive coverage
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, contraceptive coverage
State Employees - Health plan, contraceptive coverage


  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)

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