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HB 61/FN (BR 181) - B. Montell, T. Moore, A. Webb-Edgington, J. York

     AN ACT relating to the exclusion of abortion coverage for health insurance exchanges.
     Establish Subtitle 17D of KRS Chapter 304 and create a new section to define "abortion," "elective abortion," and "health benefit exchange"; create a new section to prohibit qualified health benefit plans in Kentucky from offering abortion coverage through a health benefit exchange but permit individuals to purchase optional supplemental coverage for elective abortions outside of the state exchange if a separate premium is paid for the coverage; set forth provisions regarding the calculation of the premium, per enrollee, for elective abortion coverage; set forth provisions regarding signature and notice requirements; prohibit an issuer of elective abortion coverage from discounting or reducing the premium paid for other coverage based on the fact an individual has elective abortion coverage.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 4-introduced in House
     Jan 5-to Health & Welfare (H)

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