Year

2015

Agency

Governor

$.389m IC’s Regulatory Account/Total

House

$.389m IC’s Regulatory Account/Total

Senate

$.389m IC’s Regulatory Account/Total

Governor: Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the number and complexity of innovative health care provider networks has increased, driving the need for ongoing comprehensive review. The "narrow networks" are designed to reduce premium costs by limiting in-network providers, yet they must still maintain sufficient provider access to meet consumer needs. Funding is provided for two positions necessary to address the additional workload for the regulatory review of these provider networks, ensuring consumer access to medically necessary covered services.

House/Senate: Funding is provided for two positions to address the additional workload for the regulatory review of health care provider networks.