HB 583 (BR 2182) - T. Burch
AN ACT relating to a health insured's right to obtain his or her liability for a current procedural terminology code from the insured.
Create a new section of KRS 304.17A to define current procedural terminology (CPT) code; amend KRS 304.17A-150 to provide that it is an unfair trade practice for an insurer to refuse to provide to an insured the insured's liability for a CPT code within 24 hours of receipt of the CPT code from the insured.
HB 583 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Delete original provisions; create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require a health insurer to make a good faith effort to provide the insured with information on estimated potential costs for a specified procedure or service within 14 business days; provide that the insurer will not be bound by the estimate and will not be responsible for any costs incurred outside of the estimate; permit compliance by making estimated cost information available on the insurer's Web site.
Feb 15-introduced in House
Feb 16-to Banking and Insurance (H)
Mar 3-posted in committee
Mar 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 16-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 22-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)