Chapter 24


An Act concerning insurance; medicare supplement policies; amending K.S.A. 40-2221 and repealing the existing section.

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

Section 1. K.S.A. 40-2221 is hereby amended to read as follows: 40- 2221. In addition to any other statutory authority not inconsistent here- with, the commissioner shall adopt rules and regulations establishing spe- cific standards for medicare supplement policies delivered or issued for delivery in this state. The standards so established shall equal, but not or may exceed, the minimum standards and requirements permitted by sec- tion 1882 1395SS(b)(B) of the federal social security act (42 U.S.C. (section) 1395 et seq.).

Sec. 2. K.S.A. 40-2221 is hereby repealed.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the statute book.

Approved March 21, 1996.