HB1795 (CH0006)

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2018 Regular Session



Maryland Health Benefit Exchange - Establishment of a Reinsurance Program

Sponsored by:

Delegate Pena-Melnyk


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 6

Synopsis:Altering the purposes of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Fund; providing that certain funds may be used only for the purposes of the State Reinsurance Program; requiring, rather than authorizing, the Exchange, in consultation with the Maryland Insurance Commission and as approved by the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Board, to establish and implement a State Reinsurance Program to provide reinsurance to certain carriers; requiring that the Program be designed to mitigate the impact of certain individuals on rates; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Busch, Angel, B. Barnes, Barron, Bromwell, Frush, Hill, Kelly, Kipke, Metzgar, Miele, Morgan, Reznik, Rosenberg, Sample-Hughes, Szeliga, Valentino-Smith, West, K. Young, Cullison, Hayes, Krebs, Morales, Platt, and Saab
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingFinance
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Narrow Subject(s):Emergency Bills
Federal Government
Health Benefit Exchange
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Insurance Administration
Medical Assistance
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Insurance
(31-107, 31-117, 31-117.1)

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April 12, 2018 1:36 P.M.