HB 380 (BR 1666) - M. Marzian, S. Cave, L. Clark, J. Crenshaw, R. Crimm, J. Hoover, D. Horlander, K. Stein, P. Worthington
AN ACT relating to health insurance.
Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefit plans to cover diabetes; require diabetes outpatient self-management training and education to be provided by a certified, registered, or licensed health care provider with expertise in diabetes; provide that diabetes shall not be considered to be a pre-existing condition; require the benefits for diabetes to be subject to the same deductibles and coinsurance that apply to other benefits in the plan.
HB 380 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions except require training and education to be provided by health care "professional" rather than "provider," as deemed necessary by "health care provider" rather than "commissioner of administrative regulation"; delete requirement that diabetes shall not be considered a pre-existing condition and add new requirement that the provisions be enforced by the Attorney General.
SCA (1, D. Seum) - Retain original provisions except delete requirement of enforcement by the Attorney General.
Jan 21-introduced in House
Jan 22-to Health and Welfare (H)
Feb 2-posted in committee
Feb 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 11-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 19-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for February 20, 1998
Feb 25-3rd reading, passed 92-0 with Committee Substitute
Feb 26-received in Senate
Feb 27-to Health and Welfare (S)
Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 20-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 24, 1998
Mar 24-3rd reading, passed 35-1 with committee amendment (1)
Mar 25-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate amendment
Mar 31-House concurred in Senate committee amendment (1); passed 94-0
Apr 1-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
Apr 9-signed by Governor