Health, Long-Term Care & Health Retirement Issues Committee

All model laws and resolutions on this page have been adopted by the NCOIL Executive Committee, unless otherwise indicated.

Model Laws

Employer-Sponsored Group Disability Income Protection Model Act

Healthcare Balance Billing Disclosure Model Act – 3/6/11 

Model Act Banning Fee Schedules for Uncovered Dental Services–11/21/10

Patient Safety Model Act — 3/6/11

Rental Network Contract Arrangements Model Act – 11/23/08


In Support of Amending the NAIC Uniform Accident & Sickness Policy Provision Law – 03/02/01

In Support of Efforts to Reduce the Incidence of Obesity and Chronic Disease – 7/19/15

In Support of Extending Dependent Benefits for Young Adults – 7/13/08

In Support of H.R. 506, the Health Partnership through Creative Federalism Act – 11/17/07

In Support of H.R. 1206, The Access to Professional Health Advisors Act – 7/17/11

NCOIL Principles for Healthcare Reform – 11/22/09

On Federal Preemption of State Laws Regarding Certain Health Insurance Arrangements –2/26/99

On Licensing Health Exchange Navigators – 3/10/13

On Medical Privacy – 07/13/01

Regarding Discontinued Health Insurance Policies  – 3/10/13

Resolution Concerning the Role of Insurance Agents and Brokers in the Healthcare Delivery System- 11/22/09


Letter Opposing Repeal of McCarran-Ferguson Antitrust Exemptions for Health,Med Mal Insurers ─ 1/14/10

Letter to Congress Recognizing State Health Insurance Reform Successes — 5/27/09

Letter to Congress Reminding of State Consumer Protections, Cautioning Against Healthcare Higher Costs- 11-30-09

Letter to Congress Supporting SCHIP Reauthorization — 3/7/07

Letter to HHS Expressing Concerns with CLASS Act Long-Term Care Program ─ 8/4/11

Letter to HHS Urging Exclusion of Agent/Broker Commissions from Draft MLR Rule — 12/7/10

Letter to NAIC Supporting UPPL Amendment — 3/22/01

Letter to Senate Opposing AHP Legislation, S. 406 — 08/15/05

Letter to Senate Opposing S. 3217 Amendment to Repeal Health Insurer McCarran-FergusonAntitrust Exemption- 5/14/10

Letter to Senators Dodd, Shelby Opposing Addition of Federal Health Insurance Rating to S. 3217 Financial Services Bill ─ 5/4/10

Letter to Senators Enzi and Nelson Opposing SBHP Legislation, S. 1955 — 03/14/06

Letter to HHS/CMS Regarding Health Savings Accounts Catch-22

Letter opposing NPRM “Expatriate Health Plans, Expatriate Health Plan Issuers, and Qualified Expatriates; Excepted Benefits; Lifetime and Annual Limits; and Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance

Best Practices

Best Practices to Address Opioid Abuse, Misuse & Diversion – 11/24/13