NU Online News Service, March 30, 2004, 1:38 p.m. EST – Kentucky might add health reimbursement arrangements to the state’s employee health coverage program.[@@]
State lawmakers have voted unanimously to approve a joint resolution, H.J.R. 207, that calls for state officials to study whether adding an HRA option would help employees and reduce state health insurance costs.
The sponsors of the resolution are Reps. Jim Thompson, D-Battletown, Ky., and Brian Crall, R-Owensboro, Ky.
The Kentucky House approved the resolution March 12 by an 83-0 vote, and the Senate approved the resolution Monday by a 38-0 vote.