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HB 32 (BR 132) - J. Richards, T. Riner, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to state employee health insurance.
     Create a new section of KRS 18A.225 to 18A.2287 to require the Personnel Cabinet to establish a pilot program to improve the health and wellness outcomes of state employees; require the pilot program to provide a reduced monthly cost for a fully insured health benefit plan or self-insured plan offered by the Public Employee Health Insurance Program to an employee who participates in wellness activities; require the wellness activities to be approved by the cabinet; require the cabinet to determine the amount of the reduced monthly cost and the level of participation required to qualify for the reduced cost; establish that the pilot program is to be in effect January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2015; require the Cabinet to submit an annual report on the results of the pilot program on or before December 1.


     HCS - Retain existing provisions except change the definition of "employee" to clarify the types of state employees included; change the provision to provide a reduced monthly cost for the health benefit plan for participants to wellness incentives; allow the Personnel Cabinet to utilize current plan year funds and prior plan year surpluses to fund the wellness incentives.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Oct 6-To: Interim Joint Committee on State Government
     Jan 4-introduced in House; to State Government (H)
     Feb 8-posted in committee
     Feb 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 18-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 22-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 23, 2011
     Feb 23-3rd reading, passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 24-received in Senate
     Feb 28-to State & Local Government (S)

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