2019 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to statewide health care coverage; and declaring an emergency.|
Establishes Task Force on Universal Health Care charged with recommending to Legislative Assembly design of Health Care for All Oregon Plan, administered by Health Care for All Oregon Board to provide publicly funded, equitable, affordable, comprehensive and high quality health care to all Oregon residents.
Establishes Task Force on Universal Health Care Commission] charged with recommending to Legislative Assembly design of Health Care for All Oregon Plan, administered by Health Care for All Oregon Board to provide publicly funded, equitable, affordable, comprehensive and high quality health care to all Oregon residents. Specifies membership and duties of commission] task force. Requires recommendations to be guided by specified values and principles. Prescribes requirements for plan design and items that commission] task force must consider. Requires commission to first meet by November 1, 2019, and provide first report to interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to health by March 15, 2020. Requires commission] members of task force to be appointed by May 31, 2020, and task force to submit to 2021 regular session of Legislative Assembly final recommendations by February 1, 2021, or report on work that remains to be completed] for design of Health Care for All Oregon Plan and Health Care for All Oregon Board. Requires Oregon Health Authority to develop plan for Medicaid Buy-In program. Specifies elements that must be included in plan, to extent feasible. Requires authority to provide report to Legislative Assembly, no later than May 1, 2020, containing discussion of potential eligibility requirements for Medicaid Buy-In program or public option, options for targeting specified groups, recommendations for legislative changes necessary to implement plan and any federal approval that would be required to implement plan. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Budget Report Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Governors Office - Awaiting Signature|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|