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Substitute Senate Bill No. 1129

Public Act No. 13-74

AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH PLAN DATA.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2013) (a) Not later than March 31, 2014, and quarterly thereafter, the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange Board of Directors, established pursuant to section 38a-1081 of the general statutes, shall report to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to public health, human services and insurance concerning health care services provided through the exchange. Such reports shall include: (1) The number of persons in households with incomes from one hundred thirty-three per cent up to one hundred fifty per cent of the federal poverty level who were enrolled in a qualified health plan at any time on or after January 1, 2014; (2) the number of persons in households with incomes from one hundred fifty per cent up to and including two hundred per cent of the federal poverty level who were enrolled in a qualified health plan at any time on and after January 1, 2014; (3) the number of persons in households with incomes from one hundred thirty-three per cent up to and including two hundred per cent of the federal poverty level who have been continuously enrolled in a qualified health plan during the current calendar year; (4) the number of persons in households with incomes from one hundred thirty-three per cent up to and including two hundred per cent of the federal poverty level who were enrolled in a qualified health plan and who subsequently became eligible to receive benefits under the Medicaid program or whose household income increased to more than two hundred per cent of the federal poverty level; (5) the number of persons in households with incomes from one hundred thirty-three per cent up to and including two hundred per cent of the federal poverty level who experienced a gap in health care coverage; (6) the cost to the state of providing health care services to persons identified in subdivision (5) of this subsection and the cost to such persons to access health care coverage through the exchange; (7) the cost of the second-lowest-priced silver premium plan in the exchange; and (8) any other information that said board believes would be necessary to allow said committees to evaluate the cost and benefits of a basic health plan.

(b) The Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange Board of Directors shall include in the first quarterly report submitted each year to said committees in accordance with subsection (a) of this section, the number of persons in households with incomes from one hundred thirty-three up to and including two hundred per cent of the federal poverty level who were enrolled in a qualified health plan at the end of the previous calendar year.

Approved June 5, 2013