Session of 2000
By Committee on Insurance

10             AN  ACT concerning prescription plans; relating to capitation of pay-
11             ments; amending K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 40-4605 and repealing the existing
12             section.
14       Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
15             Section  1. K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 40-4605 is hereby amended to read as
16       follows: 40-4605. No health insurer shall offer or operate a compensation
17       arrangement between such health insurer or its agents and a participating
18       provider that may directly or indirectly serve as an inducement to reduce
19       or limit the delivery of medically necessary services or pharmaceutical
20       benefits with respect to an insured in any health benefit plan offered by
21       such health insurer. Compensation arrangements which involve capitation
22       payments or other risk sharing provisions shall not be considered
23       inducements. 
24       Sec.  2. K.S.A. 1999 Supp. 40-4605 is hereby repealed.
25        Sec.  3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
26       publication in the statute book.