Health Insurance and Long-Term Care Issues Committee

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

 

AIR AMBULANCE

Joint Health Committee/Air Ambulance Task Force Interim Call Minutes – Oct. 13, 2017

Air Ambulance Task Force Minutes – July 15, 2017

Resolution Urging the United States Congress to Take Legislative Action and Exempt Properly Governed by the McCarran-Ferguson Act from the Scope of the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 to Authorize States to Regulate Air Ambulance Billing – Adopted July 15, 2017

Sense of Body – Resolution Urging the United State Congress to Take Legislative Action and Exempt Matters Properly Governed by the McCarran-Ferguson Act from the Scope of the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 to Authorize States to Regulate Air Ambulance Billing – DRAFT

Air Ambulance Task Force Interim Call Minutes – June 8, 2017

Guiding Principles on State Regulation of Air Ambulance Balance Billing Practices – DRAFT

 

ERISA PREEMPTION MATERIALS

Resolution In Support of Amending ERISA to Enable State Policymakers to Enact More Meaningful State Healthcare Reforms – Adopted March, 17, 2019

Health Reform Waiver Proposal from Prof. Elizabeth McCuskey and Prof. Erin Fuse Brown – Dec. 7, 2018

Memo from Prof. Elizabeth McCuskey re: ERISA Waiver Proposal – Dec. 7, 2018

 

MODEL LAWS

NCOIL Telemedicine Authorization and Reimbursement Model Act Draft as of 8-25-20          AMA Telemedicine Comment Letter 8-24-20             AMA Telemedicine Issues Brief 8-24-20              AHIP Telemedicine Comment Letter 8-25-20          Foundation for Gov’t Accountability Comment Letter 9-21-20            ABA Health Savings Accounts Checklist for State Legislators and State Insurance Dep’t Officers           ABA HSA Council Comment Letter 10-11-20       ABA HSA Council Letter to Colorado Dep’t of Regulatory Services re: Costs and Benefits of Requiring Health Insurance Coverage of Annual Mental Health Wellness Exam9-30-20          ABA HSA Council Letter to Colorado Dep’t of Regulatory Services re: Costs and Benefits of Certain Substance Use Disorder Coverage Provisions 9-30-20

DISCUSSION DRAFT Model Act Regarding Vision Care Services as of November 11, 2019        Sen. Hackett Background Memo to Asw. Hunter           AHIP Comment Letter          AOA Comment Letter 2-24-20           AOA Proposed Amendments 2-24-20          NAVCP Comment Letter 2-25-20          Health Benefits Institute Comment Letter 2-28-20          AOA Letter 3-18-20           Health Benefits Institute Comment Letter 9-15-20            AOA Letter 9-24-20        AOA State Affiliate Letter 10-22-20

DISCUSSION DRAFT Patient Dental Care Bill of Rights as of November 11, 2019          Updated Draft as of February 25, 2020         ADA Issue Summary Handout          NADP/ACLI/AHIP Alternative Model Proposal          NADP/ACLI/AHIP Comment Letter          AAOMS Comment Letter          Joint Dental Specialty Comment Letter 2-25-20             Health Benefits Institute Comment Letter 2-28-20              Updated Draft as of August 25, 2020          Updated Draft as of September 10, 2020          Health Benefits Institute Comment Letter 9-15-20          AAOMS Comment Letter 9-17-20

Short Term Limited Duration Insurance Model Act – Adopted 9/26/20

Pharmacy Benefits Manager Licensure and Regulation Model Act – Adopted 12/8/18

NCOIL Model Law on Drug Pricing Transparency       All Comments

Model Act Regarding Air Ambulance Insurance Claims – Adopted 11/19/17

Out-of-Network Balance Billing Transparency Model Act – Adopted 11/19/17

Patient Safety Model Act – Originally Adopted 11/19/05; Readopted 3/6/11, 3/5/17

Rental Network Contract Arrangements Model Act – Originally Adopted 11/23/08; Readopted 3/5/17

Employer-Sponsored Group Disability Income Protection Model Act – Adopted 11/20/16

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

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

 

RESOLUTIONS

Resolution In Support of Amending ERISA to Enable State Policymakers to Enact More Meaningful State Healthcare Reforms – Adopted 3/17/19

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

Regarding Health Benefit Exchange Navigator Programs – Adopted 3/10/13

Regarding Discontinued Health Insurance Policies  – Adopted 3/10/13

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

NCOIL Principles for Healthcare Reform – Adopted 11/22/09

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

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

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

On Federal Preemption of State Laws Regarding Certain Health Insurance Arrangements – Originally Adopted 2/26/99; Readopted 3/2/01; Amended Version 2/21/03

In Support of Amending the NAIC Uniform Accident & Sickness Policy Provision Law – Adopted 3/02/01; Amended Version 2/21/03

Resolution On Medical Privacy – Adopted 7/13/01

 

INTERIM CONFERENCE CALL MINUTES

Health Committee Interim Call Minutes – August 21, 2020

Health Committee Interim Call Minutes – Oct. 25, 2018

Health Committee Interim Call Minutes – June 8, 2018

Joint Health Committee/Air Ambulance Task Force Interim Call Minutes – Oct. 13, 2017

Health Committee Interim Call Minutes – Jan. 27, 2017

Health Committee Interim Call Minutes – June 22, 2016

 

LETTERS

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 – 8/5/16

Letter to HHS/CMS Regarding Health Savings Accounts Catch-22 — 5/27/16

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

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

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

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

Letter to Senators Enzi and Nelson Opposing SBHP Legislation, S. 1955 — 3/14/06

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

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

 

BEST PRACTICES

Best Practices to Address Opioid Abuse, Misuse & Diversion – Originally Adopted 11/24/13; Provisions Added 7/13/14