Insurance Market 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 insurance market issues.

Insurance Market 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 Should the Kansas Exchange limit the number of insurance carriers?
ADOPTED 5/23/2011
Minutes March 28 minutes Mar. 28 7/5/2011
Agenda April 11 agenda Apr. 11 3/30/2011
Resource Issues breakdown 3/30/2011
Minutes March 1 minutes Mar. 1 3/16/2011
Agenda March 14 agenda Mar. 14 3/11/2011
Resource Work group questions Mar. 14 3/11/2011
Resource Individual Kansas Mandated Health Insurance Benefits 3/10/2011
Resource Group Kansas Mandated Health Insurance Benefits 3/10/2011
Resource Lessons from the Implementation of Massachusetts Health Reform BCBS-MA Foundation 3/17/2011
External Link Health Insurance Mandates in the States 2010 CAHI 3/4/2011
External Link Essential Health Benefits Bulletin CCIIO 2/21/2012
External Link Essential Health Benefits Bulletin FAQ CCIIO 2/21/2012
Resource Federally Facilitated Exchange CMS/CCIIO Oct. 11 10/11/2011
External Link California Becomes First State to Create Health Benefit Exchange Calif. Health Found. 3/3/2011
External Link Health Insurance Exchanges: State Roles in Selecting Health Plans and Avoiding Adverse Selection Commonwealth Fund 3/22/2011
External Link Commonwealth Fund: Health Insurance Exchanges: Eight Difficult Issues Commonwealth Fund 3/3/2011
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
Resource Guidance on 90-Day Waiting Period Limitation HHS 9/4/2012
External Link HHS Initial Guidance to States on Exchanges HHS 3/3/2011
Resource IRS Definition of Full-Time Employee for ACA IRS 9/4/2012
External Link Health Insurance Coverage in Kansas, Sep. 2012 KHI 9/20/2012
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
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
Resource Exchange Component Breakdown KID Oct. 11 10/11/2011
Resource Company IT Meeting KID Oct. 11 10/11/2011
Agenda April 26 agenda KID Apr. 26 4/13/2011
External Link Kansas Health Benefit Exchange (KS HBE) Work Plan & Timeline KID 3/22/2011
Minutes March 14 minutes KID Mar. 14 3/22/2011
Resource Debunking the Mythology: The Utah and Massachusetts Health Exchanges Kaiser Health News 4/29/2011
Resource Market Issues schedule Marlee Carpenter 3/9/2011
Resource Questions for Insurance Issues Marlee Carpenter 3/7/2011
Resource How US health care reform will affect employee benefits McKinsey & Co. 6/8/2011
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 Risk Adjustment Methods, Applications, and Considerations Milliman 3/11/2011
Resource Healthcare reform: Strategic considerations for 2011 Milliman 3/11/2011
Resource Top 10 Actuarial Issues for a Health Exchange Milliman 3/10/2011
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 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 Facilitated Session with Business Operations and Insurance Market Issues Workgroups STA Apr. 18 4/18/2011
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
External Link WSJ: Defining 'Essential' Care Wall Street Journal 3/4/2011
Draft Recommendation Should only two plans (silver and gold) be required...? Work Group Members 6/15/2011
Draft Recommendation Will states mandate additional benefits beyond the "Essential Benefits" package? Work Group Members 6/15/2011
Response Responses to Adverse Selection question from May 23 Steering Committee Meeting Work Group Members Jun. 7 6/7/2011
Response Question 4 responses Work Group Members 4/25/2011
Response Compilation, Agents and Navigators Issues Question 3 Responses Work Group Members 4/8/2011
Response Compilation, Within the Exchange Question 1 Responses Work Group Members Mar. 14 3/10/2011