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Health Insurance - Health Care Access Program - Establishment (Maryland Health Care Access Act of 2018)

Sponsored by:

Senator Middleton


In the Senate - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring a carrier to pay a certain assessment on certain premiums under certain circumstances beginning January 1, 2019; establishing as a purpose of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to seek approval of and carry out a certain waiver; requiring the Exchange to establish and oversee the implementation of a Health Care Access Program; requiring, beginning on a certain date, an individual to maintain certain coverage for certain individuals; requiring that an individual pay a certain penalty under certain circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Middleton
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
Contingency - on a contingency described in Sec. 4 of the bill
Finance  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Taxes - Income
Narrow Subject(s):Assessments
Federal Government
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Benefit Exchange
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Income Tax
Insurance Administration
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Medical Assistance
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Tax Returns
Statutes:Article - Insurance
(31-102, 31-107, 31-108, 31-115, 31-117.1, 6-102.1)
Article - Tax - General

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February 22, 2018 10:29 A.M.