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SB 148/HM (BR 1669) - T. Buford, J. Rhoads, D. Ridley, R. Thomas

     AN ACT relating to insurance coverage of anticancer medications.
     Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to define "anticancer medications"; require that health benefit plans not require a higher copayment, coinsurance, or deductible for patient-administered anticancer medications than are required for anticancer medications injected or intravenously administered by a health care provider; prohibit specified actions to circumvent this provision.


     SCS/HM - Keep original provisions and allow a plan to be deemed in compliance if cost share to insured is $100 or less for a 30 day supply; define cost sharing.
     HCS/HM - Delete original provision; add and amend KRS 319C.010 to clarify definitions and substitute "analytic" for "analysis" where appropriate, change the name of the board that licenses practitioners of applied behavior analysis to the "Kentucky Analytic Licensing Board" and change "Board" to "Licensing Board," delete the definition of "supervisee" and define "registered behavior technician" to conform to a new classification established by the national certification board; amend KRS 319C.020 to expand the behavior analysis terms that are protected by licensure; amend KRS 319C.030, 319C.040, 319C.050, 319C.060 and 319C.070 to conform to the definition changes; amend KRS 319C.080 to establish the registration procedure and requirements for registered behavior technicians; amend KRS 319C.090 to conform to the definition changes; amend KRS 319C.100, 319C.110, 319C.120, 319C.130, and 319C.140 to conform; and amend KRS 304.17A-550 to require insurers that offer health benefit plans with out-of-network coverage limited to provider and covered services within Kentucky, to also offer health benefit plans that do not limit out-of-network providers and covered services to those performed within Kentucky for plans beginning January 1, 2015; delayed effective date for Sections 5 to 11 of September 15, 2014.
     HCA (1/Title, J. Greer) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 19-introduced in Senate
     Feb 21-to Banking & Insurance (S)
     Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 20, 2014
     Mar 20-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 21-received in House
     Mar 24-to Banking & Insurance (H)
     Mar 25-taken from Banking & Insurance (H); 1st reading; returned to Banking & Insurance (H)
     Mar 26-posting waived; taken from Banking & Insurance (H); 2nd reading; returned to Banking & Insurance (H)
     Mar 27-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) as a Consent Bill
     Mar 28-taken from Rules; placed in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 31, 2014
     Mar 31-3rd reading, passed 100-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)

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