[PART IV.] SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL ASSESSMENT OF

PROPOSED MANDATORY HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE

 

23-51 Proposed mandatory health insurance coverage; impact assessment report. Before any legislative measure that mandates health insurance coverage for specific health services, specific diseases, or certain providers of health care services as part of individual or group health insurance policies, can be considered, there shall be concurrent resolutions passed requesting the auditor to prepare and submit to the legislature a report that assesses both the social and financial effects of the proposed mandated coverage. The concurrent resolutions shall designate a specific legislative bill that:

(1) Has been introduced in the legislature; and

(2) Includes, at a minimum, information identifying the:

(A) Specific health service, disease, or provider that would be covered;

(B) Extent of the coverage;

(C) Target groups that would be covered;

(D) Limits on utilization, if any; and

(E) Standards of care.

For purposes of this part, mandated health insurance coverage shall not include mandated optionals. [L 1987, c 331, pt of 1; am L 1990, c 227, 1; am L 1996, c 270, 2]

 

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