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AB 1422 - Medi-Cal and Healthy Families Program Amendments - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Karen Bass Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Medi-Cal and Healthy Families Program Amendments

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (62-5) -
Note:

NOTE: AN URGENCY CLAUSE REQUIRES A 2/3 MAJORITY VOTE FOR PASSAGE IN THE HOUSE AND IMMEDIATELY PUTS THE BILL INTO EFFECT UPON THE GOVERNOR'S SIGNATURE.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (27-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Medi-Cal and Healthy Families Program Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that applies the gross premiums tax to all Medi-Cal managed care plans and increases premiums for families enrolled in the Health Families Program with annual household incomes between 150 and 250 percent of the federal poverty level.

Highlights:
-Expands the tax imposed on annual gross premiums of insurers in the state at a rate of 2.35 percent, as provided by the state constitution, to include the premiums of all Medi-Cal managed care plans until January 1, 2011 (Sec. 5). -Requires Medi-Cal managed care plans to make prepayments equal to 25 percent of the gross premiums tax on April 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1 of each year the tax is due, and specifies that no prepayment is required prior to the effective date of this Act (Secs. 13 & 15). -Appropriates the revenue derived from the imposition of the gross premiums tax on all Medi-Cal managed care plans as follows (Sec. 5):
    -61.59 percent for the Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board for the Healthy Families Program; and -38.41 percent for the State Department of Health Care Services for the Medi-Cal Program.
-Increases premiums for families enrolled in the Healthy Families Program with annual household incomes between 150 and 200 percent of the federal poverty level as follows (Sec. 3):
    -Community Provider Plan: premium is increased from $9 to $13 per child per month, and the maximum per month charge is increased from $36 to $48; and -Family Value Plan: premium is increased from $12 to $16 per child per month, and the maximum per month charge is increased from $36 to $48.
-Increases premiums for families enrolled in the Healthy Families Program with annual household incomes between 200 and 250 percent of the federal poverty level as follows (Sec. 3):
    -Community Provider Plan: premium is increased from $14 to $21 per child per month, and the maximum per month charge is increased from $36 to $48; and -Family Value Plan: premium is increased from $17 to $24 per child per month, and the maximum per month charge is increased from $51 to $72.
Note:

NOTE: AN URGENCY CLAUSE REQUIRES 27 VOTES FOR PASSAGE IN THE SENATE AND IMMEDIATELY PUTS THE BILL INTO EFFECT UPON THE GOVERNOR'S SIGNATURE.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (54-25) -
Note:

NOTE: AN URGENCY CLAUSE REQUIRES A 2/3 MAJORITY VOTE FOR PASSAGE IN THE HOUSE AND IMMEDIATELY PUTS THE BILL INTO EFFECT UPON THE GOVERNOR'S SIGNATURE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Medi-Cal and Healthy Families Program Amendments

Sponsors

  • Karen Bass (CA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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