HB 21-A: State Group Insurance Program
GENERAL BILL by Brodeur ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes, B.
State Group Insurance Program; Revises applicability of certain definitions regarding state group insurance program; defines term "plan year"; authorizes program to include additional benefits; authorizes employee to use certain portion of state's contribution to purchase additional & supplemental benefits; provides for program to offer health plans in specified benefit coverage levels; provides for DMS to develop plan for implementation of benefit levels; provides reporting requirements; authorizes additional benefits to be included in program; provides that DMS shall contract with at least one entity that provides comprehensive pricing & inclusive services for surgery & other medical procedures; provides contract & reporting requirements; provides for DMS to establish 3-year price transparency pilot project in certain areas of state; provides project & reporting requirements; directs DMS to contract with independent benefits consultant; provides requirements for & duties of consultant; provides reporting requirement; directs DMS to provide premium alternatives to Governor & Legislature by specified date; provides criteria for calculating premium alternatives; establishes premiums for participants for specified plans & coverage periods; provides appropriation & authorizes positions; provides for construction.
Last Action: 6/19/2015 Senate - Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
Location: In committee/council (GO)
Bill Text: PDF
- Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
- Appropriations (AP)
• Introduced -HJ 5
• Referred to Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 6
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 06/10/15, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
• Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 5 -HJ 95
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 95
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 06/11/15
• Read 2nd time -HJ 98
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 102
• Passed; YEAS 71 NAYS 28 -HJ 103
• In Messages
• Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations -SJ 37
• Received -SJ 37
• Original reference(s)- removed: Health Policy -SJ 40
• References corrected to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations -SJ 40
• Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 40
• Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
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