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2017 Regular Session
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At the request of: (at the request of Governor Kate Brown for Department of Consumer and Business Services)
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Bill Title: Relating to health insurance; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Authorizes Department of Consumer and Business Services to adopt rules not in compliance with Insurance Code if necessary due to change in federal law or decision by federal agency that Director of Department of Consumer and Business Services determines will cause imminent destabilization of insurance market and risk life or health of state residents.
Prohibits department from failing to comply with statutory provisions requiring coverage of specific providers, items, services and essential health benefits and provisions limiting preexisting condition exclusions. Rules adopted pursuant to authority granted by Act may be in effect for no longer than six months. Department must immediately report actions taken to President of Senate, Speaker of House of Representatives and committees of Legislative Assembly related to health, and must report each calendar quarter thereafter. Sunsets July 1, 2019. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Chapter Number: Chapter 626
Fiscal Impact: No Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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