Legislature(2009 - 2010)

2009-01-21 Senate Journal

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2009-01-21                     Senate Journal                      Page 0034
SB 38                                                                                                                         
SENATE BILL NO. 38 BY SENATOR ELTON, entitled:                                                                                  
      "An Act relating to insurance; removing references,                                                                       
      definitions, and confidentiality of information provisions                                                                
      relating to managed care entities, substituting health care                                                               
      insurers in the former role of managed care entities, and                                                                 
      amending the definitions of 'covered person,' 'managed care                                                               
      plan,' and 'utilization review,' as those terms relate to the                                                             
      administration of managed care insurance plans; authorizing                                                               
      persons to act as pharmacy benefits managers subject to                                                                   
      oversight by the division of insurance; and amending the                                                                  
      definition of 'health care insurer' as it relates to health care                                                          
      (Prefile released January 9, 2009)                                                                                        
was read the first time and referred to the Health and Social Services,                                                         
Labor and Commerce and Finance Committees.