House Bill 52

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/04/24: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 75)
Title AN ACT relating to coverage for cancer detection.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Actuarial Analysis
Health Mandate
Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 6
Sponsors D. Frazier Gordon, C. Aull, D. Bentley, B. Chester-Burton, A. Gentry, R. Palumbo, R. Roarx, R. Roberts, S. Stalker, L. Willner
Summary of Enacted Version Creates a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to define “cancer screening, test, or procedure,” and to require coverage for certain cancer screenings, tests, and procedures; and amends KRS 18A.225, 164.2871, and 205.522 to require Medicaid, self-insured employer group health plans provided by the governing board of a state postsecondary education institution, and the state employee health plan to comply with the cancer coverage requirement, to provide that various sections apply to health benefit plans issued or renewed on or after January 1, 2025, to establish the construction of certain provisions for purposes of federal law and to require state officials to comply, to require that the Department of Insurance determine whether the coverage requirement for cancer detection would be in addition to essential health benefits required under federal law, and to require that the Department of Insurance and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services seek federal waivers, if necessary; EFFECTIVE, in part, January 1, 2025.
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to define "cancer screeing, test, or procedure"; require coverage for screenings, tests, and procedures performed for the purpose of detecting cancer that occur prior to diagnosis; amend KRS 304.17C-125, 205.522, 164.2871, and 18A.225 to require limited health service benefit plans, Medicaid, self-insured employer group health plans provided by the governing board of a state postsecondary education institution, and the state employee health plan to comply with the cancer coverage requirement; provide that various sections apply to health insurance policies, certificates, plans, or contracts issued or renewed on or after January 1, 2025; establish the construction of certain provisions for purposes of federal law and require state officials to comply; require the Department of Insurance to determine whether the coverage requirement for cancer detection would be in addition to essential health benefits required under federal law; require the Department of Insurance and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to obtain federal waivers, if necessary; EFFECTIVE, in part, January 1, 2025.
Index Headings of Original Version Diseases - Cancer detection, coverage requirement
Education, Higher - Self-insured group health plan, cancer detection, coverage requirement
Local Mandate - Cancer detection, coverage requirement
Health Benefit Mandate - Cancer detection, coverage requirement
Effective Dates, Delayed - Cancer detection, coverage requirement, January 1, 2025
Health and Medical Services - Cancer detection, coverage requirement
Insurance, Health - Cancer detection, coverage requirement
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Medicaid, cancer detection coverage, waiver
State Agencies - Department of Insurance, cancer detection coverage, waiver
State Employees - Health plan, cancer detection, coverage requirement
Technical Corrections - Medicaid coverage requirements, technical amendments
Medicaid - Cancer detection, coverage requirement
Actuarial Analysis - Cancer detection, coverage requirement
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/02/24
  • 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
02/27/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 28, 2024
02/28/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
02/29/24
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/06/24
  • to Banking & Insurance (S)
03/12/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
03/13/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules as a consent bill
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 14, 2024
03/14/24
  • passed over and retained in the Consent Orders of the Day
03/15/24
  • passed over and retained in the Consent Orders of the Day
03/21/24
  • passed over and retained in the Consent Orders of the Day
03/22/24
  • passed over and retained in the Consent Orders of the Day
03/25/24
  • passed over and retained in the Consent Orders of the Day
03/26/24
  • passed over and retained in the Consent Orders of the Day
03/27/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-1
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/04/24
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 75)

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, except amend the definition of "cancer screening, test, or procedure"; define "health benefit plan"; limit the application of certain provisions to health benefit plans; include nationally recognized clinical practice guidelines established by certain organizations; delete section amending KRS 304.17C-125.
Index Headings Diseases - Cancer detection, coverage requirement
Education, Higher - Self-insured group health plan, cancer detection, coverage requirement
Health and Medical Services - Cancer detection, coverage requirement
Insurance, Health - Cancer detection, coverage requirement
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Medicaid, cancer detection coverage, waiver
State Agencies - Department of Insurance, cancer detection coverage, waiver
State Employees - Health plan, cancer detection, coverage requirement
Medicaid - Cancer detection, coverage requirement
Actuarial Analysis - Self-insured group health plan, cancer detection, coverage requirement
Health Benefit Mandate - Cancer detection, coverage requirement
Local Mandate - Health plan, cancerdetection, coverage requirement

Last updated: 6/7/2024 1:16 PM (EDT)