03RS HB443


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HB 443 (BR 1619) - Ji. Lee

     AN ACT relating to health maintenance organizations.
     Amend KRS 304.38-070 to require a corporation, partnership, or limited liability corporation applying for and holding a certificate of authority as a health maintenance organization which manages care and processes health care claims solely for Medicaid-eligible enrollees and the Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program to comply with the risk-based capital requirements of 806 KAR 38:100.


     SCS - Retain original provisions, except specify the exact risk-based capital level requirements, and specify the phase-in and reporting exemption for years 2000 and 2001.

     SFA (1, J. Denton) - Amend KRS 205.6312 to remove the exemption of prepaid health plan programs, such as health maintenance organizations, from the Medicaid copayment requirements; EMERGENCY.

     SFA (2/Title, J. Denton) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 11-introduced in House
     Feb 12-to Banking and Insurance (H)
     Feb 18-posted in committee; posting waived
     Feb 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 20-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 24-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 25, 2003
     Feb 25-3rd reading, passed 92-0
     Feb 26-received in Senate
     Feb 28-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed
     Mar 11-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 11, 2003; 3rd reading; floor amendments (1) and (2-title) withdrawn ; passed 33-2 with Committee Substitute ; received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute ; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 89-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 18-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 136)

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