2014 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5003 (Committee Approved)

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Appropriate Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Fee (language only)

Item 82 #1s

Item 82 #1s

Administration of Health Insurance

Page 67, after line 7, insert:
"G. Of money appropriated for the state employee health insurance fund, $250,000 the first year and $500,000 the second year shall be held separate and apart from the fund to pay for any required fees due to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute."

(This amendment clarifies that the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee, a tax assessed fee that is based on $1 per life the first year and $2 per life the second year, cannot be paid with plan assets.)