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CS/CS/CS/HB 997: Health Plans

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee ; Health Market Reform Subcommittee ; Gregory ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rodrigues, R.

Health Plans; Revises eligibility requirements for multiple-employer welfare arrangements; requires insurers to make at least one policy or contract available to certain residents within specified timeframe, upon occurrence of certain events; provides disclosure requirements for short-term policies; revises requirements for association & small employer policies; specifies conditions for compliance with essential health benefits requirements; prohibits excluding or delaying coverage under such policies or contracts due to preexisting medical conditions; requires OIR to conduct a study of current plans.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/1/2019 House - Laid on Table -HJ 1097
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/21/2019 House • Filed
2/28/2019 House • Referred to Health Market Reform Subcommittee; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 100
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 100
• On Committee agenda-- Health Market Reform Subcommittee, 03/07/19, 9:00 am, Mashburn Hall
3/7/2019 House • CS by Health Market Reform Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 3 -HJ 384
3/11/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Health Market Reform Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 376
3/12/2019 House • Now in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee -HJ 411
3/15/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, 03/19/19, 3:30 pm, Sumner Hall
3/19/2019 House • CS/CS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 479
3/21/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 476
3/22/2019 House • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 488
4/5/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 04/09/19, 2:00 pm, Morris Hall
4/9/2019 House • CS/CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 11 NAYS 5 -HJ 674
4/11/2019 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 671
4/12/2019 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 681
4/22/2019 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/19
4/25/2019 House • Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 906
5/1/2019 House • Laid on Table -HJ 1097