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HB 681 (BR 2036) - B. Crall

     AN ACT relating to state employee health insurance.
     Amend KRS 18A.225 to require the secretary of the Finance and Administration Cabinet, upon recommendation of the secretary of the Personnel Cabinet, to procure one or more third-party administrators for the administration of group health care coverage under a self-funded plan for state employees; require the health care coverage to be offered to all members of the state group, including active employees and retirees and their eligible dependents and beneficiaries; require all employees to be rated as a single entity, except for those retirees whose former employers insure their active employees outside the state-sponsored health insurance program; permit the Personnel Cabinet to use a statewide rating structure or a regional rating structure that allows administrators to submit bids that vary by region; amend KRS 61.702 and 161.675 to conform.

     Mar 1-introduced in House
     Mar 2-to State Government (H)

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