SB 13/HM (BR 121) - R. Jones II, D. Boswell, D. Harper Angel, J. Turner, R. Webb
AN ACT relating to health insurance.
Create a new section of subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to define applied behavior analysis," "autism services provider," "autism spectrum disorder," "diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders," "habilitative or rehabilitative care," "medically necessary," "pharmacy care," "psychiatric care," "psychological care," "therapeutic care," and "treatment for autism spectrum disorders"; create new section of subtitle 17A of KRS 304 that requires health policies covered in this subtitle to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders and their related conditions; prohibit insurance policies from limiting the number of visits an insured may make for such services; allow services provided by this section to be subject to copayment, deductible, and coinsurance provisions; give insurers the right to request a review of treatment not more than once every 12 months unless the insured's physician or psychologist agrees that a more frequent review is necessary; amend KRS 18A.225 to conform.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Sep 2-To: Interim Joint Committee on Banking and Insurance
Jan 5-introduced in Senate
Jan 6-to Appropriations & Revenue (S)