SB0387 (CH0038)

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2018 Regular Session



Health Insurance – Individual Market Stabilization (Maryland Health Care Access Act of 2018)

Sponsored by:

Senator Middleton


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 38

Synopsis:Requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, health maintenance organizations, dental plan organizations, fraternal benefit organizations, managed care organizations, and certain other persons to be subject to a certain 2.75% assessment in calendar year 2019; establishing that the purpose of the assessment is to recoup a certain aggregate amount of the health insurance provider fee for certain purposes; requiring distribution of the assessment to the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Fund; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senator Middleton
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
Finance  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Taxes - Income
Narrow Subject(s):Assessments
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Emergency Bills
Federal Government
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Benefit Exchange
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Income Tax
Insurance Administration
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Medical Assistance
Nonprofit Organizations
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Small Business
Tax Returns
Statutes:Article - Insurance
(15-1202, 15-1301, 6-102.1)
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April 25, 2018 11:10 A.M.