HB 1293-1_ Filed 02/16/2000, 15:30
Adopted 2/17/2000

COMMITTEE REPORT




MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services, to which was referred House Bill No. 1293, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (00)AM129301.1. -->     Page 1, line 1, delete "IC 5-10-8-7.7" and insert "IC 5-10-8-7.8".
    Page 1, line 3, delete "7.7" and insert " 7.8".
    Page 2, line 8, delete "by" and insert " under".
    Page 2, line 11, delete "and" and insert " or".
    Page 2, line 14, delete "the self insurance" and insert " a self-insurance".
    Page 2, line 14, before "health" insert " a".
    Page 2, line 15, delete "organizations" and insert " organization".
    Page 2, line 15, before "does" insert " or contract".
    Page 2, line 16, delete "the" and insert " a".
    Page 2, line 16, delete "aor" and insert " or".
    Page 2, line 18, delete "benefic" and insert " benefit".
    Page 2, line 18, delete "by" and insert " under".
    Page 2, line 19, delete "chapter" and insert " section".
    Page 2, line 36, delete "(g)" and insert " (d)".
    Page 3, line 5, delete "by subsection (a)" and insert " under this section".
    Page 3, line 10, delete "the" and insert " an".
    Page 3, line 11, after "the" insert " accident and sickness insurance".
    Page 3, line 12, delete "the" and insert " a".
    Page 3, line 14, delete "by" and insert " under".
    Page 3, line 15, delete "chapter" and insert " section".
    Page 3, between lines 15 and 16, begin a new paragraph and insert:
    " (d) In the case of an accident and sickness insurance policy that is not employer based, the insurer shall offer to provide the coverage described in this section.".
    Page 3, line 22, delete "(g)" and insert " (e)".
    Page 3, line 32, delete "by subsection (b)" and insert " under this section".
    Page 3, line 34, delete "A covered individual" and insert " An enrollee".
    Page 3, line 34, delete "an" and insert " a copayment".
    Page 3, line 35, delete "additional deductible and coinsurance".
    Page 3, line 36, delete "an" and insert " a copayment".
    Page 3, line 37, delete "annual deductible or coinsurance".
    Page 3, line 38, delete "the self insurance program or" and insert " a group".
    Page 3, line 38, delete "with health" and insert " .".
    Page 3, line 39, delete "maintenance organizations.".
    Page 3, line 39, delete "program" and insert " group contract".
    Page 3, line 40, delete "benefit" and insert " covered service".
    Page 3, line 40, delete "deductible aor coinsurance" and insert " copayment".
    Page 3, line 42, delete "benefic" and insert " benefit".
    Page 3, line 42, delete "by this" and insert " under this section.".
    Page 4, delete lines 1 through 11.
    Page 4, line 12, delete "(g)" and insert " (e)".
    Page 4, line 17, delete "IC 5-10-8-7.7" and insert " IC 5-10-8-7.8".
    (Reference is to HB 1293 as reprinted February 2, 2000.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

Committee Vote: Yeas 5, Nays 4.

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Senator Miller, Chairperson


AM 129301/DI 97    2000