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Key Votes

LD 1333 - Health Care Coverage Policy Changes - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Health Care Coverage Policy Changes

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (24-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Health Care Coverage Policy Changes

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that creates a high-risk insurance pool.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that the highest insurance tier charges given may not be greater than 2 times what a policy holder would pay for the lowest insurance tier (Sec. 1):
    • Valid on policies which are "executed, delivered, issued for delivery, continued or renewed in this State between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2012".
  • Specifies that the highest insurance tier charges given may not be greater than 2.5 times what a policy holder would pay for the lowest insurance tier (Sec. 1):
    • Valid on policies which are "executed, delivered, issued for delivery, continued or renewed in this State between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013".
  • Specifies that the highest insurance tier charges given may not be greater than 3 times what a policy holder would pay for the lowest insurance tier (Sec. 1):
    • Valid on policies which are "executed, delivered, issued for delivery, continued or renewed in this State between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2014".
  • Specifies an effective date of January 1, 2012 (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (78-68) - (Key vote)

Title: Health Care Coverage Policy Changes

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and adopt additional amendments to a bill that creates a high-risk insurance pool.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that the highest insurance tier charges given may not be greater than 2 times what a policy holder would pay for the lowest insurance tier (Sec. 1):
    • Valid on policies which are "executed, delivered, issued for delivery, continued or renewed in this State between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2012".
  • Specifies that the highest insurance tier charges given may not be greater than 2.5 times what a policy holder would pay for the lowest insurance tier (Sec. 1):
    • Valid on policies which are "executed, delivered, issued for delivery, continued or renewed in this State between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013".
  • Specifies that the highest insurance tier charges given may not be greater than 3 times what a policy holder would pay for the lowest insurance tier (Sec. 1):
    • Valid on policies which are "executed, delivered, issued for delivery, continued or renewed in this State between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2014".
  • Specifies an effective date of January 1, 2012 (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) -

Title: Health Care Coverage Policy Changes

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (79-68) -

Title: Health Care Coverage Policy Changes

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Health Care Coverage Policy Changes

Sponsors

  • Wesley E. Richardson (ME - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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