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Health Care Reform Review Committee

Interim Committee Studies and Assignments

(16 members)

1012 § 32 Study options to operate the state medical assistance program and other related programs, as managed care. The study must identify and review populations to consider for managed care, including individuals eligible under traditional medical assistance, Medicaid Expansion, the children's health insurance program, and individuals receiving services through the long-term care and developmental disabilities programs; consider the needs of individuals receiving services from managed care programs in similar-sized states, and the alignment of benefit packages; review populations covered by the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly in other states; consider options for including services under a managed care arrangement; consider developing a proposed plan, cost estimates, and potential timeline for implementing the managed care options identified; consider preparing and distributing a request for information from managed care organizations regarding the managed care options identified.

Study the public employee health insurance plan, including the feasibility and desirability of transitioning to a self-insurance plan. The study must include a review of the current plan and consideration of the costs and benefits of the current plan compared to the costs and benefits of a self-insurance plan. (Legislative Management directive)

Monitor and review proposed federal changes to the federal Affordable Care Act (Legislative Management directive)