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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Disclosure of employer health care spending. Requires an applicant for or recipient of medical assistance administered by the state to provide information concerning the applicant's or recipient's employer or the employer of each person who is responsible for providing any portion of the applicant's or recipient's support. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to submit a report annually to the legislative council that provides certain information about employers identified by at least 50 recipients of medical assistance. Requires an employer that employs at least 1,000 employees in Indiana to file an annual report with the commissioner of the Indiana department of labor that provides certain information concerning the employer's spending during the preceding calendar year for health care benefits for its employees in Indiana. Provides that the report is a public record. Requires the commissioner to assess a civil penalty not to exceed $500 against an employer that fails to file an annual report or files a report the commissioner determines is substantially and materially insufficient or incorrect. Provides that each day an annual report is late is a separate violation for purposes of assessing a civil penalty.