House Journal: Page 927: Thursday, March 21, 2002
1 Amend the amendment, H-8403, to Senate File 2279,
2 as amended, passed, and reprinted by the Senate, as
4 1. Page 1, by inserting after line 33 the
6 "___. Page 6, by inserting after line 26 the
8 "Sec. . NEW SECTION. 509.20 NOTICE OF RATE
10 1. For purposes of this section, "policy or
11 contract for group health benefit coverages, including
12 a contract to provide services to a plan providing
13 group health benefit coverages" applies to all of the
15 a. A group policy of health insurance under this
17 b. A plan established pursuant to chapter 509A for
18 public employees.
19 c. A plan offered pursuant to chapter 513B.
20 d. A group contract of a nonprofit health service
21 corporation under chapter 514.
22 e. A group plan of a health maintenance
23 organization under chapter 514B.
24 f. An organized delivery system authorized under
25 1993 Iowa Acts, chapter 158, and licensed by the
26 director of public health.
27 g. Preferred provider contracts limiting choice of
28 specific provider.
29 h. Any other policy, contract, or plan for
30 covering the health care costs of a defined group.
31 2. A person who issues a policy or contract for
32 group health benefit coverages, including a contract
33 to provide services to a plan providing group health
34 benefit coverages to a group, shall provide notice of
35 a rate increase for the policy or contract at least
36 ninety days prior to the effective date of the rate
37 increase to the policyholder, contract holder, or
38 sponsor of the group health benefit plan."
39 ___. Page 7, by inserting after line 2 the
41 "Sec. . NEW SECTION. 513C.5A NOTICE OF RATE
43 A carrier shall provide notice of a rate increase
44 for the plan at least ninety days prior to the
45 effective date of the rate increase to the individual
46 covered by the plan.
47 Sec. . Section 514.6, Code 2001, is amended to
48 read as follows:
49 514.6 RATES - APPROVAL BY COMMISSIONER - NOTICE
50 OF INCREASE.
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