HB 592 (BR 2331) - R. Crimm
AN ACT relating to health insurance riders to exclude coverage for a specified condition.
Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to permit insurers to issue individual health benefit plans that contain riders or endorsements excluding coverage for a specified condition that existed prior to issuance of coverage and complications that arise from the specified condition if the listed conditions are met; amend KRS 304.17B-015 to provide that an individual is eligible for Kentucky Access coverage if the individual received an offer for coverage by an individual health benefit plan that contains a rider or endorsement excluding coverage for a specified condition.
HB 592 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, R. Crimm) - Restrict application of the Act to new policies issued on and after the effective date of this Act; prohibit exclusion of high-cost conditions described in KRS 304.17A-001.
HFA (2, R. Crimm) - Restrict application of the Act to new policies issued on and after the effective date of this Act; prohibit exclusion of high-cost conditions described in KRS 304.17B-001.
Feb 24-introduced in House
Feb 25-to Banking and Insurance (H)
Feb 26-posted in committee
Mar 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 11-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
Mar 17-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 18, 2004
Mar 23-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)