HB 498 (BR 1758) - J. Bruce, T. Edmonds
AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program.
Amend KRS 205.6458 to permit the Cabinet for Health Services to charge $10 monthly KCHIP premiums to families with incomes of 101% to 150% of the federal poverty level and $25 to families with incomes of 151% to 200% of the federal poverty level; permit the cabinet to consider the number of children in a family as well as family income when applying the sliding scale; permit discounts for those families that pay premiums quarterly or semi-annually; require the cabinet to establish a 60 day waiting period to reenroll in KCHIP following cancellation of coverage due to nonpayment of premiums; and repeal KRS 205.6497.
Feb 13-introduced in House
Feb 14-to Health and Welfare (H); reassigned 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 21-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 24, 2003; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
Feb 24-reassigned to Banking and Insurance (H)