2003 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Conference Report)

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Health Insurance Program (language only)

Item 504 #1c

Item 504 #1c

Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations

Page 472, line 10, strike "and October 1, 2003".
Page 472, after line 10, insert:
"6.  The Director of the Department of Human Resource Management shall report to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 15, 2003, on the status of the state employee health insurance program.  The report shall include but not be limited to the following items:
a.  enrollment statistics and plan demographics, program experience by benefit category, comparison to the plan administrator's book of business averages for the same categories, and the plan's cost drivers covering the most recent five fiscal years;  
b.  the state employee health insurance fund's operating statements on both a cash and accrual basis for the most recent five fiscal years;
c.  a description of the plan's renewal projections for the upcoming plan year; and
d.  potential changes to the plan based on renewal projections including plan design changes, projected premiums, and the projected general and nongeneral fund cost increase."

(This amendment requires the Department of Human Resource Management to report on the status of the state employees' health insurance program.)