KY SB86 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 14 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-19 - to Banking & Insurance (S)
Pending: Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to establish requirement for out-of-network coverage of air ambulance claims; require program for payment of out-of-network air ambulance claims; require mediation process for out-of-network claims; deem compliant payments as full and final payments by the covered person; to require the department to report health facilities that do not provide required disclosures; require that the Department of Insurance publish on its Web site participating provider status information of air ambulance providers; create a new section of KRS Chapter 367 to require health care providers to make certain disclosures to a covered person; create a new section of KRS Chapter 311A to prohibit an air ambulance provider from selling subscription services; amend KRS 216B.990 to establish fines for health facilities failing to provide required disclosures; amend KRS 304.17A-254 to require a compliance clause in participating provider agreements; amend KRS 304.17A-527 to require a compliance clause in participating provider agreements; amend KRS 304.99-020 to establish penalties for certain violations; amend KRS 311A.060 to require the Board of Emergency Medical Services to send notice of certain violations to the commissioner of insurance; amend KRS 367.990 to establish penalties for provider violations; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2020.

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Title

AN ACT relating to air ambulance services.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-19Senateto Banking & Insurance (S)
2019-02-14Senateintroduced in Senate

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