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SB 148 - Excluding Gender for Health Insurance Deliberation - Key Vote

New Mexico Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Excluding Gender for Health Insurance Deliberation

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (50-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Excluding Gender for Health Insurance Deliberation

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that restricts the ability of health care providers to charge different rates based on a person's gender.

Highlights:
-Specifies that in determining the initial and any subsequent year's health insurance rate, the difference in rates in any one age group that may be charged on the basis of a person's gender shall not exceed another person's rates in the age group by more than the following percentage of the lower rate; provided, however, that gender shall not be used as a rating factor for policies issued or delivered on or after January 1, 2014 (Secs. 1,3,4,5):
    - 20 percent for calendar year 2010; - 15 percent for calendar year 2011; - 10 percent for calendar year 2012; and - 5 percent for calendar year 2013.
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Excluding Gender for Health Insurance Deliberation

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that restricts the ability of health care providers to charge different rates based on a person's gender.

Highlights:
-Specifies that in determining the initial and any subsequent year's health insurance rate, the difference in rates in any one age group that may be charged on the basis of a person's gender shall not exceed another person's rates in the age group by more than the following percentage of the lower rate; provided, however, that gender shall not be used as a rating factor for policies issued or delivered on or after January 1, 2014 (Secs. 1,3,4,5):
    - 20 percent for calendar year 2010; - 15 percent for calendar year 2011; - 10 percent for calendar year 2012; and - 5 percent for calendar year 2013.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Excluding Gender for Health Insurance Deliberation

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