Division of Health Care Finance and Policy

Makes technical language changes in the defintions section of the Division of Health Care Finance and Policy statute. The changes relate to the replacement of the Uncompensated Care Pool program with the Health Safety Net.

Amends the Division of Health Care Finance and Policy statute to include references to Health Care Quality and Cost Council and the provider and payer cost trends hearings.
Amended powers of the Division of Health Care Finance and Policy to delete reference to Uncompensated Care Pool.
Sets out provisions to determine an acute hospital's annual assessment to cover a portion of estimated expenses of the Division of Health Care Finance and Policy and the Health Safety Net office.
Requires hospitals to conduct uniform reports to the Division of Health Care Finance and Policy, which must include the names and addresses of employers whose employees receive free care at the hospitals. Amended in 2010 to also require public and private insurance providers to submit to the Division of Health Care Finance and Policy an explanation of charges and costs associated with group and individual insurance plans.
Requires creation of a form for employers to verify that they provide section 125 plans. Also requires creation of a form for employers to verify that employees who declined employer sponsored coverage have alternative coverage. Creates fine for employers who falsify or fail to submit forms.