Reference Materials for the 2011 Special Legislative Committee
on Financial Institutions and Insurance

November 14 Testimony


October 24 Testimony

  1. The Affordable Care Act
    1. Compilation of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
      Office of Legislative Counsel
    2. Summary of New Health Reform Law
      Kaiser Foundation
    3. Affordable Care Act Detailed Summary
      BlueCross BlueShield Association
    4. Summary of PPACA
      Health Policy Alternatives, Inc.
    5. PPACA Section-by-Section Analysis
      National Association of Insurance Commissioners
    6. PPACA Selected Health Insurance Provisions
      National Association of Insurance Commissioners
  2. Proposed Federal Regulations
    1. Establishment of Exchanges and Qualified Health Plans
      Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, issued July 15, 2011
      Comments due: October 31, 2011
    2. Standards Related to Reinsurance, Risks Corridors and Risk Adjustment
      Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, issued July 15, 2011
      Comments due: October 31, 2011
    3. Exchange Functions in the Individual Market: Eligibility Determinations; Exchange Standards for Employers
      Department of Health and Human Services, issued August 27, 2011
      Comments due: October 31, 2011
    4. Health Insurance Premium Tax Credits
      Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, issued August 17, 2011
      Comments due: October 31, 2011
    5. Medicaid - Proposed Rule on Eligibility Changes under the Affordable Care Act of 2010
      Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, issued August 17, 2011
      Comments due: October 31, 2011
    6. Summary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform Glossary
      Department of the Treasury, Department of Labor, and Department of Health and Human Services; issued August 22, 2011
      Comments due: October 21, 2011
    7. Templates, Instructions, and Related Materials under the Public Health Service Act
      Department of the Treasury, Department of Labor, and Department of Health and Human Services; issued August 22, 2011
      Comments due: October 21, 2011
  3. HHS Exchange Proposals and Guidance
    1. Regulations and Guidance
      Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight
    2. Overview of Exchange Models and Options for States
      Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight
    3. Developing the Federally Facilitated Exchange
      Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight
  4. State Initiatives
    1. American Health Benefit Exchange Model Act
      National Association of Insurance Commissioners
    2. American Health Benefit Exchange Model Act 2011 Legislation
      National Association of Insurance Commissioners
    3. State Exchange Enacted Legislation and Executive Orders
      National Academy for State Health Policy
    4. Establishing Health Insurance Exchanges: An Update on State Efforts
      Kaiser Foundation
  5. Information Technology
    1. Key Federally Facilitated Exchange Milestones
      Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight
    2. Guidance for Exchange and Medicaid Information Technology (IT) Systems
      Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight
    3. Statement of Work - Federal Exchange
      Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    4. Statement of Work - Federal Data Hub
      Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  6. Other Resources
    1. Health Reform Subsidy Calculator
      Kaiser Foundation
    2. Glossary of Health Insurance Terms
      National Association of Insurance Commissioners