Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2019 Legislative Session

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Statute Number:40-2209b
Chapter Title:INSURANCE
Article Title:UNIFORM POLICY PROVISIONS
Tax Type:Corporate Income Tax
Brief Description:Small employer healthcare plans; citation; purpose of act.
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40-2209b.Small employer healthcare plans; citation; purpose of act.(a) The provisions of K.S.A. 40-2209b through40-2209jand40-2209mthrough40-2209o, and amendments thereto, shall be known and may be cited as the small employer health insurance availability act.
(b) The purpose and intent of the small employer health insurance availability act are to promote the availability of health insurance coverage to small employers regardless of their health status or claims experience, to prevent abusive rating practices, to require disclosure of rating practices to purchasers, to establish rules regarding renewability of coverage, to establish limitations on the use of pre-existing condition exclusions, to provide for development of "basic" and "standard" health benefit plans to be offered to all small employers, to provide for establishment of a reinsurance program, and to improve the overall fairness and efficiency of the small group health insurance market.
History:L. 1992, ch. 200, 1; L. 2019, ch. 54, 9; May 9.



Date Composed: 10/15/2019 Date Modified: 10/15/2019

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