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 Bill Status of HB0905  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Lisa M. Dugan - Monique D. Davis, Patrick J Verschoore and Karen A. Yarbrough

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Health Benefit Purchasing Cooperatives Act. Authorizes health benefit purchasing cooperatives for the self-employed, small businesses, and farmers. Provides that one nonstock health benefit purchasing cooperative (cooperative) may be organized in geographic areas of the State designated by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation. Provides that the purpose of a cooperative is to provide health care benefits to an individual who is a member of the cooperative, to officers and eligible employees of a member of the cooperative, and to eligible dependents of such individuals. Provides that each cooperative must annually submit to the Secretary a report on the significant findings from the project that includes, at a minimum, available information on: (a) the effect on health care coverage premiums in its geographic area; (b) the extent to which the cooperative has had an impact on the number of uninsureds in its geographic area; and (c) the degree to which health care consumers were involved in developing and implementing the health benefit purchasing arrangement.

DateChamber Action
  2/2/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  2/2/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/2/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2005HouseAssigned to Health Care Availability and Access Committee
  2/25/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  3/2/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  3/3/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/10/2005HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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