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AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 1983

Printer's No. 2764

  

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Amend Bill, page 16, lines 29 and 30, by striking out "more

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than " in line 29 and "one person" in line 30 and inserting

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 a large or small group

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Amend Bill, page 17, line 1, by inserting after "policies"

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 or franchise accident and sickness insurance policies

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Amend Bill, page 17, line 1, by striking out "section 621.3"

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and inserting

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 sections 621.3 and 621.4

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Amend Bill, page 17, line 20, by inserting after "society"

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, health maintenance organization

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Amend Bill, page 18, by inserting between lines 7 and 8

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"Small group."  A group that purchases accident and health

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insurance in the small group market, as defined in section

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2791(e)(5) of the Public Health Service Act (110 Stat. 1972, 42

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U.S.C. § 300gg-91(e)(5)), provided, however, that for plan years

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beginning prior to January 1, 2016, or other date as established

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in Federal law, "50 employees" is substituted for "100

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employees" in the definition of "small employer" in section

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2791(e)(4) of the Public Health Service Act.

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Amend Bill, page 19, lines 6 through 8, by striking out

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"hospital plan " in line 6, all of line 7 and "HMO" in line 8

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and inserting

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 insurer

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Amend Bill, page 19, line 8, by inserting after "for"

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 small group

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Amend Bill, page 19, lines 12 and 13, by striking out

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"hospital plan corporation, professional health " in line 12 and

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"services plan corporation and HMO shall establish" in line 13

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and inserting

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 insurer shall establish and file with the department

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prior to use

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Amend Bill, page 19, lines 15 through 17, by striking out

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"existing hospital " in line 15, all of line 16 and

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"corporations and HMOs" in line 17 and inserting

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 insurers

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Amend Bill, page 19, lines 20 and 21, by striking out

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"hospital plan corporation, professional " in line 20 and

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"health services plan corporation or HMO" in line 21 and

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inserting

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 insurer

  

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