House Amendment 1414


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     1  1    Amend House File 790 as follows:
     1  2 #1.  Page 4, by inserting after line 11, the
     1  3 following:
     1  4    <Sec.    .  NEW SECTION.  514C.23  MORATORIUM ON
     1  5 MANDATED HEALTH OR MEDICAL EXPENSE COVERAGES.
     1  6    1.  A policy or contract providing for third=party
     1  7 payment or prepayment of health or medical expenses
     1  8 shall not be required to include coverage for specific
     1  9 health or medical expense benefits other than those
     1 10 required under Code 2007 or Code Supplement 2007, or
     1 11 pursuant to other provisions of law in effect on June
     1 12 30, 2007.
     1 13    2.  This section shall not be construed to prohibit
     1 14 any policy or contract providing for third=party
     1 15 payment or prepayment of health or medical expenses
     1 16 from including expanded coverage for specific health
     1 17 or medical expense benefits in addition to the
     1 18 coverage that is required by law or to prohibit an
     1 19 individual or employer from electing to receive
     1 20 expanded coverage in addition to the coverage that is
     1 21 required by law.
     1 22    3.  This section shall not be construed to require
     1 23 a purchaser of a policy or contract providing for
     1 24 third=party payment or prepayment of health or medical
     1 25 expenses to purchase a health benefit plan that
     1 26 contains coverage for all specific health or medical
     1 27 expense benefits required by law.
     1 28    4.  A policy or contract providing for third=party
     1 29 payment or prepayment of health or medical expenses
     1 30 shall not require, as a condition of the sale of the
     1 31 policy or contract, that the purchaser choose coverage
     1 32 that does not include coverage for all specific health
     1 33 or medical expense benefits required by law.
     1 34    5.  This section applies to any policy or contract
     1 35 providing for third=party payment or prepayment of
     1 36 health or medical expenses that is delivered, issued
     1 37 for delivery, continued, or renewed in this state on
     1 38 or after July 1, 2007.
     1 39    6.  This section is repealed on June 30, 2012.>
     1 40 #2.  Title page, line 2, by inserting after the
     1 41 word <initiatives,> the following:  <providing for a
     1 42 five-year moratorium on mandated health or medical
     1 43 expense benefits coverage,>.
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     1 46                               
     1 47 HOFFMAN of Crawford
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     2  1 STRUYK of Pottawattamie
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     2  5 SANDS of Louisa
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     2  9 HUSEMAN of Cherokee
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     2 13 DE BOEF of Keokuk
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     2 17 UPMEYER of Hancock
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     2 21 FORRISTALL of Pottawattamie
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     2 25 DRAKE of Pottawattamie
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     2 29 SODERBERG of Plymouth
     2 30 HF 790.701 82
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