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2018 Senate Bill 1205: Increase MESSA and other school insurance claims data disclosures

Public Act 579 of 2018

Introduced by Sen. Phil Pavlov (R) on November 27, 2018
To establish that public employers with 50 or more employees in a health insurance plan (instead of 100 employees under current law) would have to be provided by the insurer with claims utilization and cost information in an electronic, spreadsheet compatible format useful for comparison shopping; and also revise the information that must be included in these reports. This is likely targeted at the MESSA insurance subsidiary of the state's largest teachers union (the MEA), which administers insurance sold to many school districts.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Michigan Competitiveness Committee on November 27, 2018
Reported in the Senate on December 6, 2018
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on December 6, 2018
Referred to the House Education Reform Committee on December 6, 2018
Reported in the House on December 19, 2018
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Daniela Garcia (R) on December 21, 2018
To revise a detail of when the bill goes into effect.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 21, 2018
Received in the Senate on December 21, 2018
Passed 24 to 13 in the Senate on December 21, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 28, 2018

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