Bill Text - SB485 (2018)

(New Title) establishing a committee to study the relationship between concierge medicine and New Hampshire and federal health insurance law.


Revision: Dec. 20, 2017, 1:23 p.m.

SB 485  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2983

01/10

 

SENATE BILL 485

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the relationship between concierge medicine and the Affordable Care Act.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Avard, Dist 12; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. French, Dist 7; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Gannon, Dist 23; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Innis, Dist 24; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Morse, Dist 22; Rep. LeBrun, Hills. 32; Rep. Theberge, Coos 3; Rep. Seidel, Hills. 28; Rep. Kotowski, Merr. 24; Rep. Nelson, Carr. 5

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study concierge medicine in relation to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2983

01/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the relationship between concierge medicine and the Affordable Care Act.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study the relationship between concierge medicine and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009.

2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(b)  Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

II.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3  Duties.

I.  The committee's study shall include, but not be limited to, studying the issue of concierge medicine and whether it is permitted under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009.  The committee shall also examine whether the costs of concierge medicine may be applied to the deductible required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009.

II.  The committee may solicit information from any person or entity the committee deems relevant to its study.

4  Chairperson; Quorum.  The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named senate member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5  Report.  The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the president of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives, the senate clerk, the house clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2018.

6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

SB 485  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2983

01/10

 

SENATE BILL 485

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the relationship between concierge medicine and the Affordable Care Act.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Avard, Dist 12; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. French, Dist 7; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Gannon, Dist 23; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Innis, Dist 24; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Morse, Dist 22; Rep. LeBrun, Hills. 32; Rep. Theberge, Coos 3; Rep. Seidel, Hills. 28; Rep. Kotowski, Merr. 24; Rep. Nelson, Carr. 5

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study concierge medicine in relation to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2983

01/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the relationship between concierge medicine and the Affordable Care Act.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study the relationship between concierge medicine and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009.

2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(b)  Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

II.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3  Duties.

I.  The committee's study shall include, but not be limited to, studying the issue of concierge medicine and whether it is permitted under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009.  The committee shall also examine whether the costs of concierge medicine may be applied to the deductible required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009.

II.  The committee may solicit information from any person or entity the committee deems relevant to its study.

4  Chairperson; Quorum.  The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named senate member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5  Report.  The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the president of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives, the senate clerk, the house clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2018.

6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.