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Health Care Reform Review Committee

Interim Committee Studies and Assignments

(16 members)

1035 § 1 Consider continuing its ongoing study of the needs and challenges of the North Dakota health care delivery system.  The study may include monitoring the implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act, examining Medicaid Expansion and Medicaid reform, reviewing any impact on rural access to primary health care and emergency services, making recommendations to maintain and enhance rural primary health care and emergency services, and considering the feasibility of developing a state-based plan for a health care model that will comply with federal health care reform in a manner that will provide high-quality access and affordable care for North Dakota citizens.  The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences Advisory Council shall make periodic reports to the Legislative Management on the status of the biennial report developed pursuant to Section 15-52-04.

1378 § 1 Shall study the proposed and final federal rules issued by the federal Health and Human Services Department relating to the essential health benefits under the federal Affordable Care Act.  Specifically, the study must include a review of the rules relating to the state's ability to participate in defining the state-based essential health benefits package for plan years 2017 and beyond, how the state may be authorized to select a benchmark plan for plan years 2017 and beyond, and the deadlines related to these rules and related decisions.

3003 Study state contributions for state employee health insurance premiums, including the feasibility and desirability of establishing a maximum state contribution for state employee health insurance premiums and the effect of losing the state's grandfathered status under the federal Affordable Care Act