HB 1300-1_ Filed 02/18/2009, 19:06


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COMMITTEE REPORT


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                                                        NO:
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MR. SPEAKER:
    Your Committee on       Insurance     , to which was referred       House Bill 1300     , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

    Delete the title and insert the following:
    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning insurance.
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert the following:

SOURCE: ; (09)AM130002.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) The health finance commission established by IC 2-5-23-3 shall, during the 2009 interim, study:
        (1) the effect on insurers, health care providers, insureds, and other patients of a provision in an agreement with a provider under IC 27-8-11-3 requiring the provider to accept as patients more insureds than:
            (A) the number of insureds specified in the agreement; or
            (B) if there is not a number of insureds specified in the agreement, the number that, in the provider's professional judgment, is the greatest number of insureds that the

provider is able to accept without endangering the provider's patients' access to or continuity of care;
        (2) the effect on health maintenance organizations, participating providers, enrollees, and other patients of a provision in a contract between a health maintenance organization and a participating provider requiring the participating provider to accept as patients more enrollees than:
            (A) the number of enrollees specified in the contract; or
            (B) if there is not a number of enrollees specified in the contract, the number that, in the participating provider's professional judgment, is the greatest number of enrollees that the participating provider is able to accept without endangering the participating provider's patients' access to or continuity of care; and
        (3) any other issue related to a provision described in subdivision (1) or (2), as determined by the health finance commission or the legislative council.
    (b) The health finance commission shall, not later than November 1, 2009, report the health finance commission's findings and recommendations concerning the study conducted under subsection (a) to the legislative council in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6.
    (c) This SECTION expires December 31, 2009.

SOURCE: ; (09)AM130002.2. -->     SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.
    (Reference is to HB 1300 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

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Representative Fry


AM130002/DI 97    2009