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Senate Bill 0472

Senate Bill 0472

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF SB 472 (Updated April 2, 2009 11:18 am - DI 77)

Indiana check-up plan. Provides that an individual's income eligibility for dental or vision coverage under the Indiana check-up plan (plan) is based on annual adjusted gross income. (Current eligibility is based on annual household income.) Allows an individual access to noncontracted licensed Medicaid providers. Changes certain eligibility requirements for participation in the plan. Allows certain individuals to participate in the plan without state funding. Prohibits an employer from terminating employee health insurance for the purpose of having employees receive coverage under the plan. Allows a nonprofit organization and certain health care insurers and health maintenance organizations to contribute to the health care account of a plan participant under certain circumstances. Allows money in the individuals health care account to pay for over-the-counter medicines and personal hygiene items. Allows an employer to pay not more than 75% of the plan participant's required payment to the health care account. (Current law allows the employer to pay not more than 50%.) Specifies that the minimum amount paid by certain plan participants into the participant's health care account is $60. Repeals a provision allowing individuals to obtain health care coverage that is the same as the plan if the plan has reached maximum enrollment using standard underwriting practices.
    Current Status:
    Passed 2nd reading - 2nd House
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