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SB22-081

Health Exchange Education Campaign Health-care Services

Concerning a requirement that the board of directors of the Colorado health benefit exchange create a consumer outreach campaign to provide consumers with comprehensive information regarding covered health-care services, and, in connection therewith, adjusting the limit on the total amount of tax credits that may be granted to health insurance companies.
Session:
2022 Regular Session
Subject:
Insurance
Bill Summary

The bill requires the board of directors (board) of the Colorado health benefit exchange (exchange) to create and implement a consumer outreach campaign (campaign) to provide educate consumers information regarding the details of the Colorado medical assistance program and subsidized and nonsubsidized health benefit plans available for purchase in the individual and small group markets regarding options for health-care coverage .

To pay for the campaign,

  • The board is required to collect a special fee from insurers; and
  • The the amount of the tax credits that the commissioner of insurance is allowed to allocate to insurers that contribute to the exchange increases from $5 million to $10 million for a 6-year period .

The board is required to annually report its progress and accounting to the Colorado health insurance exchange oversight committee at the committee's first meeting of the calendar year. The requirements of the bill repeal on December 31, 2027.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed

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