Session of 2000
By Committee on Financial Institutions and Insurance

10             AN  ACT concerning insurance coverage of maintenance drugs; requiring
11             insurance companies to cover reimbursement of maintenance drugs
12             up to and including a 90 day supply.
14       Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
15             Section  1. (a) Notwithstanding any provision of an individual, group
16       or blanket policy of accident and sickness, medical or surgical expense
17       insurance coverage or any provision of a policy, contract, plan or agree-
18       ment for medical service, issued on or after the effective date of this act,
19       whenever such policy, contract, plan or agreement provides for reim-
20       bursement, in whole or in part, of a maintenance drug, such insurance
21       company shall not limit reimbursement, in whole or in part, of the main-
22       tenance drug to a 90 day or fewer supply at one time.
23             (b) As used in this section: "Maintenance drug" means a prescription
24       drug used to control an ongoing health condition for an ongoing period
25       of time. 
26        Sec.  2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
27       publication in the statute book.