that Engrossed House Bill 1269 be amended to read as follows:
Delete the title and insert the following:
A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning health.
Delete the Preamble.
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert the following:
SOURCE: ; (12)MO126904.1. --> SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) As used in this SECTION, "office of the secretary" refers to the office of the secretary of family and social services.
(b) As used in this SECTION, "Act" refers to the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148), as amended by the federal Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-152).
(c) Before July 1, 2012, the office of the secretary, in cooperation with the department of insurance, shall apply to the United States Department of Health and Human Services or another appropriate federal agency for a waiver under Section 1332 of the Act to allow Indiana to provide health insurance coverage in a manner determined by Indiana that meets the federal requirements required by Section 1332 of the Act and any accompanying federal rule or regulation.
(d) Before September 1, 2012, the office of the secretary and the department of insurance shall report to the health finance commission established by IC 2-5-23-3 concerning the requirements of this SECTION, including whether the office of the secretary or the department of insurance has received correspondence from the federal government concerning this SECTION.
(e) This SECTION expires December 31, 2013.
SOURCE: ; (12)MO126904.2. --> SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.
(Reference is to EHB 1269 as printed February 24, 2012.)