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Investments In Primary Care To Reduce Health Costs

Concerning payment system reforms to reduce health care costs by increasing utilization of primary care, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2019 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

Primary care - collaborative created - affordability standards - targets - payment reform recommendations. The act:

  • Establishes a primary care payment reform collaborative in the division of insurance in the department of regulatory agencies;
  • Requires the commissioner of insurance to establish affordability standards for premiums, including adding targets for carrier investments in primary care; and
  • Requires the department of health care policy and financing and carriers who offer health benefit plans to state employees to set targets for investment in primary care.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details