Senate Bill 0540
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Implementation of federal Affordable Care Act. Establishes the Indiana affordable care study committee to study and make recommendations to the legislative council concerning the establishment and implementation of a health benefit exchange in Indiana and the defining of "essential health benefits" for use in Indiana. Changes Medicaid eligibility requirements as allowed under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Expires, on December 31, 2013, language that sets forth certain asset limitations within the Medicaid program. Requires the department of insurance to create a health benefit exchange in Indiana. Requires the legislative services agency to prepare legislation for introduction in the 2014 session to make necessary changes to statutes affected by this act. Requires the department of insurance to report annually to the study committee concerning the status and operation of the health benefit exchange established by the department of insurance.
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