2019 REGULAR SESSION

HEALTH INSURANCE

TRACKING SHEET

UPDATED WITH JANUARY 11, 2019 ACTIONS 

(You can access a summary & text of the bill by clicking on the Bill Number)

 

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Summary

Last Action

SENATE BILLS

SB16

J. Adams

Establish the Kentucky Rare Disease Advisory Council

01/08/19 - to Health & Welfare (S)

SB22

R. Alvarado

Adopt the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

01/08/19 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)

SB24

R. Alvarado

The NCOIL model for out-of-network balance billing

01/10/19 - to Banking & Insurance (S)

SB30

R. Alvarado

Mandate insurance coverage for genetic testing related to cancer prevention

01/09/19 - to Banking & Insurance (S)

SB39

S. Meredith

Requires disclosure of Medicaid MCO payment schedules to the Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee

01/09/19 - to Health & Welfare (S)

SB42

S. Meredith

Limit Medicaid MCOs to three and establish selection process

01/11/19 - to Health & Welfare

SB54

R. Alvarado

Omnibus changes to prior authorization of medical procedures

01/09/19 - to Banking & Insurance (S)

SB61

M. Wise

Allow a student of chiropractic to engage in clinical practice under the supervision of a licensed chiropractor

01/10/19 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)

SB66

J. Adams

Allow for income tax donation for colon cancer screening fund

01/10/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

SB80

D. Seum

Authorizes and regulates marijuana

01/10/19 - to Health & Welfare (S)

SB76

R. Alvarado

Relates to employees that work at sheltered employers and the supports they receive from Medicaid

01/11/19 - to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)

SB78

G. Neal

Require that dental and optometric services be provided to Medicaid eligible recipients ages 21 and establish minimum requirements for dental services provided to all age groups and require coverage of nonemergency medically necessary transportation for eligible recipients

01/11/19 - to Health & Welfare (S)

SB84

T. Buford

Licenses and regulates midwives

01/11/19 - introduced in Senate

SENATE RESOLUTIONS

SCr5

R. Alvarado

Direct a study of community paramedicine pilot programs in Kentucky and emergency medical services reimbursement concerns related to non-transport patients.

01/08/19 - to Health & Welfare (S)

SCr6

R. Alvarado

Urge all private health insurance providers doing business in Kentucky to study the potential impacts of implementing programs similar to the Kentucky Employees` Health Plan`s Diabetes Value Benefit plan and Diabetes Prevention Program and to implement similar programs if the results of their studies indicate a likelihood of cost savings or improved client health outcomes.

01/08/19 - to Banking & Insurance (S)

SJr7

R. Alvarado

Direct the Department for Medicaid Services to study the potential impacts of implementing programs similar to the Kentucky Employee Health Plan`s Diabetes Value Benefit plan and Diabetes Prevention Program for Medicaid beneficiaries in the Commonwealth; direct the department to submit a written report of its findings to the IJC on Health and Welfare and Family Services.

01/09/19 - to Health & Welfare (S)

HOUSE BILLS

HB64

D. Bentley

Permit pharmacists to dispense a prescription refill without authorization by the prescribing practitioner in emergency situations

01/10/19 - to Health and Family Services (H)

HB86

R. Rothenburger

Require ground ambulance service providers to pay a Medicaid ambulance service provider assessment

01/10/19 - to Health and Family Services (H)

HB87

D. Elliott

Mandated health insurance benefit for infertility treatment coverage.

01/10/19 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB93

D. Elliott

Provide additional license renewal requirements for physician assistants with controlled substances prescriptive authority

01/10/19 - to Health and Family Services (H)

HB106

R. Rothenburger

Omnibus changes to emergency medical services

01/10/19 - to Health and Family Services (H)

HB121

K. Moser

Prohibit insurers and MCOs from setting requirements or using certain utilization reviews for certain prescription drugs used to treat opioid use disorde

01/10/19 - to Health and Family Services (H)

HB136

D. St. Onge

Authorization and regulation of medical marijuana

01/09/19 - introduced in House

HB138

J. Sims Jr

Dealing with surprise billing by out of network providers

01/10/19 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB142

J. Sims Jr

Require vision exams for kids in K and 6th grades

01/11/19 - to Health and Family Services (H)

HB151

J. Fischer

Makes several amendments to insurance fraud statutes

01/11/19 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB156

D. Lewis

Exempt certain employees of insurers from the licensure requirement for insurance adjusters

01/11/19 - introduced in House

HOUSE RESOLUTIONS

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