State Law

Chapter 40-Article 46. Managed Care

08/04/2023 Kansas Section 40-4604

Same; medically appropriate health care information; advocating on behalf of insured

Anti-gag clause

No health insurer shall prohibit or restrict any participating provider from discussing with or disclosing to any insured or other individual any medically appropriate health care information that such provider deems appropriate regarding the nature of treatment options, the risks or alternatives thereto, the process used or the decision made by such insurer to approve or deny health care services, the availability of alternate therapies, consultations, or tests, or from advocating on behalf of the insured within the utilization review or grievance processes established by the health insurer.