SB 249/LM/AA (BR 1919) - P. Clark
AN ACT relating to health insurance.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 18A to require the Personnel Cabinet to establish health insurance plans for Medicare-eligible retirees participating in the state-administered retirement systems and to establish minimum benefits; amend KRS 18A.225 to amend definition of employee to include employees of public and private employers for purposes of participation in the state health plan and to establish minimum benefits of the state health plan; amend KRS 18A.2254 to conform; create a new section of KRS Chapter 18A to require public agencies and the state-administered retirement systems to participate in the state health plan and to allow private employers to participate in the state health plan; amend KRS 79.080 to require participation by local government agencies in the state health plan by January 1, 2010; amend KRS 61.702 to require the Kentucky Retirement Systems to provide health insurance coverage through the state health plans and to make amendments to the hazardous duty retiree health benefits; amend KRS 61.675 to require the Kentucky Teachers' Retirement System to provide health insurance coverage through the state health plans.
Mar 6-introduced in Senate
Mar 10-to State & Local Government (S)