Status Summary

First reading, referred to Appropriations on 1.17.2020. Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations on 1.29.2020. Executive session scheduled in the House Committee on Appropriations on 2.6.2020 at 3:30 p.m. Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations; 1st substitute bill passed on 2.8.2020. Referred to Rules 2 review on 2.11.2020. Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading on 2.14.2020. (updated 2.21.2020) 

Legislative Session

2020

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Rep. Robinson

Nonprofit health insurance carriers in the state  must be committed to a nonprofit corporate structure, and provide affordable and accessible health insurance. By July 2021, nonpofitnonprofit health insurance carriers will have to submit a report with the amount their financial surplus, to be determined by this commissioner if this is excessive. Excesses shall be placed in the Nonprofit Health Carrier Community Benefit Fund, created by this bill.   Expenditures from the fund must be exclusively used for:

  • Subsidies for individuals purchasing individual market insurance coverage who are not eligible for federal insurance subsidies; and
  • Foundational public health services.

Companion Bill