Proposed S.B. No. 218
Session Year 2021
 


AN ACT CONCERNING THE COST OF HEALTH CARE, PRESCRIPTION DRUG REIMPORTATION, STOP-LOSS INSURANCE AND REINSURANCE.

To: (1) Require the Office of Health Strategy to establish and implement health care cost growth benchmarks in this state; (2) require the Commissioner of Consumer Protection to submit a request to the federal Secretary of Health and Human Services to implement a Canadian prescription drug reimportation program in this state and, if the secretary approves such request, implement such program in this state; (3) implement the Insurance Commissioner's recommendations regarding stop-loss insurance; and (4) require the Office of Health Strategy to seek a state innovation waiver from the federal government to establish a reinsurance program in this state and, if the federal government approves such request, establish such program.

Introduced by:
Sen. Kevin C. Kelly, 21st Dist.

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 Date Action Taken
 1/22/2021Referred to Joint Committee on Insurance and Real Estate

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