Focus/Business Operations Issues

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Make recommendations to the Health Benefit Exchange Steering Committee related to the planning and development of a Kansas Health Benefits Insurance Exchange. Specifically this workgroup will be responsible for the focus/business operations issues.

Focus/Business Operations Issues Documents
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Doc Type Description/Link to File Source Meeting Posted Date
External Link EHB Hearing Written Testimony and Comments, September 2012 9/18/2012
Resource September 5, 2012 EHB Hearing - Agenda and Speaker List 9/4/2012
Adopted Recommendation How many Exchanges should Kansas have?
ADOPTED 3/31/2011
9/27/2011
Minutes April 11 minutes Apr. 11 6/17/2011
Minutes March 14 minutes Mar. 14 6/17/2011
Minutes Actuarial teleconference minutes Apr. 18 5/19/2011
Minutes April 4 minutes Apr. 4 5/18/2011
Minutes March 28 minutes Mar. 28 5/5/2011
Agenda April 4 agenda Apr. 4 4/4/2011
Resource M-2 Kansas Health Insurance Mandates 4/1/2011
Agenda March 28 agenda Mar. 28 3/28/2011
Agenda March 21 agenda Mar. 21 3/21/2011
Resource Reading Assignment for Charlie 3/21/2011
Resource Pennsylvania Health Care Reform Appendix A-K 3/15/2011
Resource Pennsylvania Technology Options Assessment Preliminary Findings 3/15/2011
Resource PPACA & HCERA; Public Laws 111-148 & 111-152: Consolidated 3/4/2011
Resource Lessons from the Implementation of Massachusetts Health Reform BCBS-MA Foundation 3/17/2011
External Link California Becomes First State to Create Health Benefit Exchange Calif. Health Found. 3/3/2011
External Link Commonwealth Fund: Health Insurance Exchanges: Eight Difficult Issues Commonwealth Fund 3/3/2011
Resource SHOPping Around: Setting up State Health Exchanges for Small Business Ctr for Am. Progress 7/12/2011
External Link Lower Taxes, Lower Premiums: The New Health Insurance Tax Credit Families USA 3/22/2011
External Link Families USA: Implementing Health Insurance Exchanges (consumer-oriented view) Families USA 3/3/2011
Resource The Massachusetts and Utah Health Insurance Exchanges: Lessons Learned Georgetown U. 4/29/2011
External Link HHS Initial Guidance to States on Exchanges HHS 3/3/2011
External Link KHI Webcast of the Supreme Court Health Reform Ruling (July 2) KHI 7/3/2012
Resource The Impact of Health Reform on Insurance Benefits and Mandates in Kansas KHI 8/3/2011
Resource Economic effect of combining risk pools for the small-group and non-group (individual) markets KHI Apr. 25 4/25/2011
Resource Preliminary estimates for Medicaid/CHIP or subsidy eligibility through the Health Insurance Exchange KHI 4/18/2011
Resource Uninsured Demographic Data KHI 3/14/2011
External Link Preliminary Estimates of the Impact of Federal Health Reform on State Spending in Kansas KHPA/KDHE 3/29/2011
External Link Kansas: Impact of Federal Health Reform KHPA/srHS/KDHE 3/29/2011
External Link Essential Benefits Hearing Regs, Comments and Hearing Documents KID 12/27/2012
Resource Essential Health Benefits Hearing Notice - Sep. 5 KID 8/7/2012
Agenda May 9 agenda KID 5/10/2011
Agenda April 25 agenda KID Apr. 25 4/25/2011
External Link Kansas Health Benefit Exchange (KS HBE) Work Plan & Timeline KID 3/22/2011
Resource 2009 Health Insurance Market Share KID 3/14/2011
Resource A Profile of Health Insurance Exchange Enrollees Kaiser 4/5/2011
Resource Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Policy Brief, June 2011 Kaiser Family Found. 6/3/2011
Resource Kaiser Health Tracking Poll, April 2011 Kaiser Family Found. 6/1/2011
Resource Debunking the Mythology: The Utah and Massachusetts Health Exchanges Kaiser Health News 4/29/2011
Resource Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) data LeAnn Bell 4/18/2011
Resource Assignment for "Golf" Matt All 5/10/2011
Resource Assignment for "Foxtrot" Matt All 5/4/2011
Resource Reading assignment for Echo Matt All 4/4/2011
Resource Reading assignment for Delta Matt All 3/28/2011
Agenda March 14 Agenda Matt All Mar. 14 3/16/2011
Resource Reading Assignment for Bravo Matt All 3/16/2011
Agenda March 7 agenda Matt All Mar. 7 3/7/2011
Resource Memorandum: Some Ground Rules Matt All Mar. 7 3/7/2011
Resource Memorandum: Reading Assignment for "Alpha" Matt All 3/4/2011
Resource Memorandum: The Work Ahead of Us Matt All 3/3/2011
Resource Meeting Schedule Matt All 3/3/2011
Resource Milliman Presentation - September 5, 2012 EHB Hearing Milliman 9/4/2012
Resource Milliman EHB Analysis Milliman 8/27/2012
Resource EHB Candidate Plans Addendum Milliman 8/27/2012
Resource Milliman identifies key quesitons ... state healthcare insurance exchanges Milliman 8/31/2011
Resource Healthcare reform: Strategic considerations for 2011 Milliman 3/11/2011
Resource Top 10 Actuarial Issues for a Health Exchange Milliman 3/10/2011
Resource NAIC response to OPM nationwide plans NAIC 9/1/2011
External Link NASHP: Health Insurance Exchange Basics NASHP 3/3/2011
External Link National Academy of Social Insurance: Designing an Exchange NASI 3/3/2011
External Link National Underwriter: Will Exchanges Be Producers? National Underwriter 3/3/2011
Resource Health Care Overhaul Depends on States' Insurance Exchanges New York Times 4/29/2011
Resource Number and Type of Exchanges PPACA 3/9/2011
Resource Role of Agents and Brokers PPACA 3/2/2011
Resource Additional Benefits Beyond Essential Health Benefits PPACA 3/2/2011
Resource Definition of Qualified Health Plan PPACA 3/2/2011
Resource Essential Health Benefits PPACA 3/2/2011
Resource Levels of Coverage PPACA 3/2/2011
Resource Navigators PPACA 3/2/2011
Resource Rating of Health Plans PPACA 3/2/2011
Resource Milliman Nebraska Medicaid Budget Impact Report Randal Dodge 3/24/2011
Resource Lewin Group Medicaid Pharmacy Savings Report Randal Dodge 3/24/2011
Resource Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Medicaid Expansion Effect on State Budgets Randal Dodge 3/24/2011
Resource Urban Institute Health Reform Across the States Randal Dodge 3/24/2011
Resource Facilitated Session with Business Operations and Insurance Market Issues Workgroups STA Apr. 18 4/18/2011
Resource Number of Exchanges (Gary Schneider Comments) STA 3/14/2011
Resource Laying the Foundation for State Based Exchanges State Cov. Init. 3/3/2011
External Link Academy Health: Health Insurance Exchanges: Key Issues for State Implementation State Cov. Init. 3/3/2011
External Link Stakeholder Perspectives Report, Health Insurance Governance and Structure (CO) State of Colorado 3/3/2011
External Link Commonwealth Fund: Health Insurance Exchanges: Key Policy Issues Timothy Jost 3/3/2011
Resource Multi-state Health Insurance Exchanges; Timely Analysis of Immediate Health Policy Issues Urban Institute 4/11/2011
Response Foxtrot Final Takes: What should the exchange do? etc. Work Group Members 5/13/2011
Response Charlie Add'l Feedback: How many types of plans should be offered and how will they be defined? Work Group Members 5/13/2011
Response Golf Initial Takes: Should the exchange have an aggregator function? etc. Work Group Members 5/13/2011
Draft Recommendation Should there be required price concessions or extra benefits and services ...? Work Group Members 4/25/2011
Draft Recommendation Should there be restrictions on the number of plans in the exchange? Work Group Members 4/25/2011
Draft Recommendation Will the State mandate additional benefits beyond the "Essential Benefits" package? Work Group Members 4/25/2011
Draft Recommendation How many types of plans should be offered and how will they be defined? Work Group Members 4/25/2011
Response Echo Final Takes: What type of health care initiatives (wellness/prevention) ... ? Work Group Members 4/15/2011
Draft Recommendation What will be the business functions of the Exchange? Work Group Members 4/11/2011
Response Echo Initial Takes: What type of health care initiatives (wellness/prevention) ... ? Work Group Members 4/11/2011
Response Delta Final Takes: How shall plans be rated? etc. Work Group Members 4/6/2011
Response Delta Initial Takes - How will plans be "rated" and by whom? etc. PART 2 Work Group Members 4/4/2011
Response Charlie Final Takes - How many types of plans should be offered and how will they be defined? etc. Work Group Members 4/1/2011
Response Delta Initial Takes - How will plans be "rated" and by whom? etc. Work Group Members 4/1/2011
Response Charlie Initial Takes - How many types of plans should be offered and how will they be defined? etc. Work Group Members 3/25/2011
Draft Recommendation How many exchanges? Work Group Members 3/25/2011
Response Bravo Initial Takes - What will be the business functions of the Exchange? etc. Work Group Members 3/22/2011
Response Alpha Final Takes - How many exchanges? Work Group Members 3/18/2011
Response Alpha - Question #1: How many exchanges? Work Group Members 3/11/2011
Response Bravo Final Takes - What will be the business functions of the Exchange? etc. Work Group members 3/25/2011