HB 1795

Title: Maryland Health Benefit Exchange - Establishment of a Reinsurance Program
Author: Del. Joseline Pena-Melnyk (DEM-MD)

Requiring, rather than authorizing, the Exchange to establish a State Reinsurance Program to provide reinsurance to carriers that offer individual health benefit plans in the State; requiring that the Program be designed to mitigate the impact of high-risk individuals on certain rates; providing that, beginning on January 1, 2019, funding for reinsurance in the individual health insurance market through the Program may be made from any available State and federal funding source; providing a certain contingency; etc.

First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations 03/02/2018
Rereferred to Health and Government Operations 03/05/2018
Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m. 03/07/2018
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations 03/12/2018
Favorable with Amendments {906685/1 Report Adopted 03/13/2018
Floor Amendment {583825/1 (Delegate Pena-Melnyk) Adopted 03/13/2018
Second Reading Passed with Amendments 03/13/2018
Third Reading Passed (135-0) 03/15/2018

Bill Text
03/14/2018 - HB 1795 (Third+-+Maryland+Health+Benefit+Exchange+-+Establishment+of+a+Reinsurance+Program)
03/03/2018 - HB 1795 (First+-+Maryland+Health+Benefit+Exchange+-+Establishment+of+a+Reinsurance+Program)

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