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2016-05-28 House Journal

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2016-05-28                     House Journal                      Page 2995
HB 374                                                                                                                        
The Finance Committee considered:                                                                                               
     HOUSE BILL NO. 374                                                                                                         
     "An Act relating to a reinsurance program for residents who are                                                            
     high risks and insurer assessments to cover the costs of the                                                               
     reinsurance program; relating to application for state innovation                                                          
     waivers for health care insurance; relating to definitions of                                                              
     'residents who are high risks' and 'covered lives'; and providing for                                                      
     an effective date."                                                                                                        
and recommends it be replaced with:                                                                                             
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 374(FIN)                                                                                             
     "An Act relating to coverage under a state plan provided by the                                                            
     Comprehensive Health Insurance Association; establishing the                                                               
     Alaska comprehensive health insurance fund; relating to a                                                                  

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     reinsurance program; relating to the definition of 'residents who                                                          
     are high risks'; relating to an application for a waiver for state                                                         
     innovation for health care insurance; and providing for an                                                                 
     effective date."                                                                                                           
The report was signed by Representatives Neuman and Thompson,                                                                   
Co-chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                       
Do pass (2):  Munoz, Thompson                                                                                                   
No recommendation (9):  Saddler, Kawasaki, Gattis, Pruitt, Gara,                                                                
Wilson, Edgmon, Guttenberg, Neuman                                                                                              
The following fiscal note(s) apply to CSHB 374(FIN):                                                                            
3. Fiscal, Dept. of Commerce, Community, & Economic                                                                             
HB 374 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the