Chapter 130

An Act concerning social welfare; medical assistance provided by the state; right to
coordinate benefits with a private carrier.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

Section 1. When medical assistance is furnished under K.S.A. 39-709 and amendments thereto or any other health care program funded by federal moneys or state moneys to a person having private health care coverage, the department of social and rehabilitation services or any other state agency furnishing such medical assistance shall be entitled to be subrogated to the rights that such person has against the carrier of such coverage to the extent of health care services rendered. Such action may be brought within two years from the date that service was rendered to such person.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the statute book.

Approved April 4, 1996.