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CS/HB 7097 (2015) -  State Group Insurance Program

by Appropriations Committee and Health & Human Services Committee and Brodeur
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.
Effective Date: July 1, 2015
Last Event: Died on Second Reading Calendar on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:15 PM

PCB committee actions:

  • PCB HHSC 15-02 recommended by:
    Health & Human Services Committee

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Chamber Committee
Chamber: House Committee: Appropriations Committee 4/6/2015 1:36:14 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Appropriations Committee 3/30/2015 6:55:18 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Health & Human Services Committee 3/22/2015 4:32:24 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Health & Human Services Committee 3/22/2015 4:22:32 PM --UnPublished--
Chamber: House Committee: Health & Human Services Committee 3/17/2015 4:22:00 PM

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died on Second Reading Calendar Time: 04/28/2015 - 1:15 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 04/07/2015 - 7:29 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 04/07/2015 - 7:29 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 04/07/2015 - 1:31 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 04/06/2015 - 1:41 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.19(a) Time: 04/06/2015 - 1:41 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Appropriations Committee Time: 04/06/2015 - 1:35 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Appropriations Committee Time: 03/31/2015 - 8:35 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Added to Appropriations Committee agenda Time: 03/27/2015 - 4:10 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Now in Appropriations Committee Time: 03/24/2015 - 11:34 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Appropriations Committee Time: 03/24/2015 - 11:34 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/19/2015 - 7:23 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 03/19/2015 - 4:02 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: __

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