House Bill 10

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 02/28/24: posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 29, 2024
Title AN ACT relating to maternal and child health.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Actuarial Analysis
Health Mandate
Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 442
Sponsors K. Moser, N. Tate, C. Aull, K. Banta, D. Bentley, T. Bojanowski, K. Bratcher, L. Burke, E. Callaway, B. Chester-Burton, J. Decker, S. Dietz, R. Duvall, D. Elliott, K. Fleming, D. Grossberg, M. Hart, K. Herron, M. Imes, K. King, A. Neighbors, R. Palumbo, R. Raymer, J. Raymond, R. Roarx, T. Smith, S. Stalker, C. Stevenson, K. Timoney, T. Truett, L. Willner, N. Wilson, S. Witten
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to establish the Kentucky maternal psychiatry access program, also known as the Kentucky Lifeline for Moms; establish duties and responsibilities of the program; direct that the program shall be operated by the Department for Public Health, Division of Maternal and Child Health; amend KRS 211.122 to establish that the collaborative panel related to maternal and infant health shall be renamed the Kentucky maternal and infant health collaborative; establish formal membership of the collaborative; require that the collaborative annually review the operations of the new Kentucky maternal psychiatry access program; amend KRS 211.690, related to the Health Access Nurturing Development Services program to require the HANDS program provide information related to lactation consultation, breastfeeding, and safe sleep for babies; establish that the program participants shall participate in the home visitation program through in-person face-to-face methods or through tele-service delivery methods; 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 the 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 205.522 to require Medicaid coverage of maternity services; amend KRS 205.592 to allow Medicaid income limit for certain women and children to be increased under certain circumstances; amend KRS 205.6485 to require Kentucky Children’s Health Insurance Program to provide maternity coverage; create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Department for Medicaid Services and any managed care organization with whom the department contracts for the delivery of Medicaid services to provide coverage for lactation consultation and breastfeeding equipment; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to apply for a Medicaid waiver if potential cost defrayment or loss of federal funds is identified; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to study doula certification programs nationally; EFFECTIVE, in part, January 1, 2025.
Index Headings of Original Version Actuarial Analysis - Maternity care, coverage requirement
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, 2025
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
Studies Directed - Doula certification programs, Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Women - Maternity care, health insurance coverage
Women - Pregnancy, health insurance, special enrollment period
Medicaid - Income limit, women and children
Reproductive Issues - Pregnancy, health insurance, special enrollment period
Health Benefit Mandate - Maternity care, health insurance coverage
Local Mandate - Maternity care, health insurance coverage
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
House Floor Amendment 1

Actions

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01/17/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/24/24
  • to Health Services (H)
02/08/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/09/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
02/28/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 29, 2024

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statements Actuarial Analysis to House Committee Substitute 1
Health Mandate to House Committee Substitute 1
Local Mandate to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; amend KRS 211.122 to add two additional members to the newly established Kentucky maternal and infant health collaborative; amend KRS 304.17A-145 to define "in-home program" and "telehealth"; establish health insurance coverage for an in-home program and telehealth services; amend new section of KRS Chapter 205 to define "in-home program" and "telehealth"; establish health insurance coverage for an in-home program and telehealth services; make technical corrections; effective January 1, 2025.
Index Headings Actuarial Analysis - State postsecondary institution self-insured employer plans, maternity care, coverage requirement
Health Benefit Mandate - Health plan, maternity care, coverage requirement
Local Mandate - Health plan, maternity care, coverage requirement
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, 2025
Insurance, Health - Maternity care, coverage requirement
Insurance, Health - Special enrollment period, pregnancy
Reproductive Issues - Pregnancy, health insurance, special enrollment period
State Employees - Health plan, maternity care, coverage requirement
State Employees - Health plan, special enrollment period, pregnancy
Studies Directed - Doula certification programs, Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Women - Maternity care, health insurance coverage
Women - Pregnancy, health insurance, special enrollment period
Medicaid - Income limit, women and children

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor K. Moser
Summary Amend pregnancy special enrollment period requirement to apply to individual health plans except short term duration plans; amend maternity coverage requirement to remove application to short term duration plans and to exclude grandfathered group health benefit plans; provide that the state employee health plan and self-insured employer group health plans provided by state postsecondary education institutions to their employees shall provide a pregnancy special enrollment period.
Index Headings Education, Higher - State postsecondary institution self-insured employer plans, special enrollment period, pregnancy
Insurance, Health - Maternity care, coverage requirement
Insurance, Health - Special enrollment period, pregnancy
Reproductive Issues - Pregnancy, health insurance, special enrollment period
Reproductive Issues - Maternity care, coverage requirement
State Employees - Health plan, special enrollment period, pregnancy
Women - Maternity care, coverage requirement
Women - Pregnancy, health insurance, special enrollment period

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