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CS/CS/SB 418: Essential Health Benefits Under Health Plans

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Banking and Insurance ; Simpson

Essential Health Benefits Under Health Plans; Requiring the Office of Insurance Regulation to conduct a study evaluating this state’s current benchmark plan for essential health benefits under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and options for changing the benchmark plan for future plan years; requiring the office, in conducting the study, to consider plans and certain benefits used by other states and to compare costs with those of this state, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Health Policy (HP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/22/2019 Senate • Filed
2/1/2019 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Health Policy; Rules -SJ 61
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 61
3/20/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 03/25/19, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/25/2019 Senate • CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 281
3/27/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Health Policy
• CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 281
• On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 04/01/19, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/1/2019 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 283
• Now in Rules
4/5/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/10/19, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building
4/10/2019 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 1 -SJ 343
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/12/2019 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/16/2019 Senate • CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 350
4/22/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/19 -SJ 451
4/24/2019 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 451
4/25/2019 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 495
4/26/2019 Senate • Retained on Calendar
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar