Committee Studies Mandates

Frankfort, Kentucky – A proposed mandate that would require some health insurers to cover infertility treatments is drawing the attention of state lawmakers. The Interim Joint Committee on Banking and Insurance is studying the issue, which could come before the General Assembly next year.

Representative Joe Barrows, a Democrat from Versailles, says it's an issue which requires a great deal of study, "before we come to any conclusions." Senator Albert Robinson of London, Kentucky expressed concern that the mandate could create problems for some private insurers.