98RS HB457


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HB 457 (BR 1840) - J. Zimmerman, S. Cave, S. Nunn, J. Vincent

     AN ACT relating to health insurance.
     Amend KRS 304.17A-150 to make it an unfair trade practice for an insurer to not pass on to the insured any discount received from a health care provider.


     HCS - Amend to establish that it is an unfair trade practice if an insurer fails to compute an insured's coinsurance or cost sharing on the basis of the amount actually received by a health care provider from the insurer.

     Feb 2-introduced in House
     Feb 3-to Banking and Insurance (H)
     Feb 9-posted in committee
     Feb 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 20-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 24-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for February 25, 1998
     Feb 25-3rd reading, passed 92-1 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 26-received in Senate
     Feb 27-to Banking and Insurance (S)
     Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 20-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for March 23, 1998
     Mar 23-3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Mar 24-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Apr 3-signed by Governor

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