Payer Reporting

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 commercial insurers to provide written statements verifying that a health plan provides creditable coverage to both the insured and the Commissioner of Revenue.
Requires commercial insurers to provide written statements verifying that a health plan provides creditable coverage to both the insured and the Commissioner of Revenue.
Requires insurers to provide written statements verifying that a health plan provides creditable coverage to both the insured and to the commissioner of revenue.
Requires HMO plan carriers to provide written statements verifying that a health plan provides creditable coverage to both the insured and to the commissioner of revenue.
Provides that the Commissioner of the Division of Insurance may approve, according to established criteria, health insurance policies for individuals or small businesses that cover more restricted networks that differ from the overall carrier's network. The Commissioner may also disapprove any proposed rate changes if the Commissioner disapproves proposed rate increases to a small group plan, an insurance carrier must notify all members of the plan that the proposed increase has been disapproved and is subject to a public hearing. The carrier may not implement the proposed rates until the Commissioner has approved the rates.