02RS HB281


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HB 281 (BR 1036) - B. Crall, M. Denham, C. Geveden, J. Gooch, S. Nunn

     AN ACT relating to health insurance.
     Establish Subtitle 17C of KRS Chapter 304 and create new sections thereof to authorize the formation of insurance purchasing outlets; set forth definitions, licensing, registration, and administrative requirements, and application and approval procedures; enumerate specified duties and permitted activities of an insurance purchasing outlet; establish rate-making procedures and restrictions; set forth the process for issuing and redeeming insurance purchasing outlet vouchers; amend KRS 304.47-020 to include the failure to make disposition of a voucher a fraudulent insurance act; create a new section of Subtitle 17C of KRS Chapter 304 subjecting insurance purchasing outlets to numerous Subtitles of Chapter 304.


     HCA (1, B. Crall) - Place the provisions in Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304; on or after January 1, 2003, the maximum variation of health insurance policies shall revert to twenty-five percent (25%) of the index rate; make technical changes.

     Jan 9-introduced in House
     Jan 10-to Banking and Insurance (H)
     Jan 11-posted in committee
     Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25, 2002
     Mar 15-3rd reading, passed 94-0 with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 18-received in Senate
     Mar 20-to Banking and Insurance (S)
     Mar 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 22-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 28-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 28, 2002; 3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Mar 29-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 5-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 207)

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