Bill Status of HB0289 9th General Assembly
Short Description: HEALTH INS RATE REVIEW
Rep. Mary E. Flowers - Greg Harris - La Shawn K. Ford - Rita Mayfield - Cynthia Soto, William Davis, Derrick Smith, Lou Lang, Elizabeth Hernandez, Linda Chapa LaVia, Camille Y. Lilly, Al Riley, Constance A. Howard and Monique D. Davis
| 2/21/2012||House||Tabled Pursuant to Rule 22(g)|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Health Insurance Rate Review Act. Creates the independent quasi-judicial Health Insurance Rate Review Board to ensure insurance rates are reasonable and justified. Sets forth duties and prohibited activities concerning the Board. Creates the Health Insurance Rate Review Board Nomination Panel to provide a list of nominees to the Governor for appointment to the Health Insurance Rate Review Board. Sets forth the procedures for nomination. Provides requirements and procedures for health carriers to file current and proposed rates and rate schedules with the Health Insurance Rate Review Board. Provides that the Board shall review and approve or disapprove all rates and rate schedules filed or used by a health carrier. Sets forth provisions concerning rate standards, public notice, hearings, and the disapproval and approval of rates and rate schedules.