House Bill 273

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Last Action 01/16/24: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to obesity treatment.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Actuarial Analysis
Health Mandate
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1087
Sponsors N. Tate, J. Raymond
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Department for Medicaid Services and any managed care organization contracted to provide Medicaid benefits to provide comprehensive coverage for the treatment of obesity and inform Medicaid enrollees of the availability of the coverage; create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to report annually to the Legislative Research Commission on efforts to reduce and manage obesity; require the report to be made public on the cabinet's website; amend KRS 205.6485 to require KCHIP to comply with the coverage requirement; make technical amendments; amend KRS 164.2871 and 18A.225 to require self-insured employer group health plans offered by the governing board of a state postsecondary education institution and the state employee health plan to provid comprehensive coverage for the treatment of obesity and establish cost-sharing requirements; provide that certain sections apply to health benefit plans issued or renewed on or after January 1, 2025; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to seek federal approval, if necessary and submit information about any state plan amendment or waiver application; provide that the Act may be cited as the Diabetes Prevention and Obesity Treatment Act.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Diabetes Prevention and Obesity Treatment Act
Health Benefit Mandate - Obesity treatment, coverage requirement
Diseases - Obesity treatment, coverage requirement
Diseases - Obesity, report, Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Drugs and Medicines - FDA-approved antiobesity medications, coverage requirement
Education, Higher - Self-insured employer health plans, obesity treatment, coverage requirement
Health and Medical Services - Obesity treatment, coverage requirement
Insurance, Health - Obesity treatment, coverage requirement
Public Medical Assistance - Medicaid and KCHIP, obesity treatment, coverage requirement
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, obesity treatment, coverage requirement, waiver
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, obesity, report
State Employees - Health plan, obesity treatment, insurance coverage requirement
Technical Corrections - KCHIP coverage requirements, technical amendments
Medicaid - Obesity treatment, coverage requirement
Children and Minors - KCHIP, obesity treatment, coverage requirement
Reports Mandated - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, obesity
Short Titles and Popular Names - Diabetes Prevention and Obesity Treatment Act
Actuarial Analysis - Diabetes Prevention and Obesity Treatment Act

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01/16/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)


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