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HF 3391 - Health Care Reform Bill - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Health Care Reform Bill

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (53-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Health Care Reform Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the number of Minnesotans eligible for state-subsidized healthcare.

Highlights:
-Establishes affordability standards for premium costs based on gross family income, with the highest premium costing 10% of an individual's or household's gross family income for incomes that are equal to or less than 400 percent of the federal poverty rate (Art. 4 Sec. 11). -Restructures the payment system so that healthcare providers meeting specified targets or demonstrating significant improvement over time must be eligible for additional quality-based payments (Art. 4, Sec. 6). -Allows enrollees who fail to renew forms to remain eligible for an additional month beyond the current eligibility period before being disenrolled. (Article 3, Section 8) -Establishes a state-wide health improvement program to reduce the percentage of Minnesotans who are overweight or obese and curb tobacco use (Art. 1, Sec.1). -Appropriates $13.29 million for implementing this bill
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (83-50) - (Key vote)

Title: Health Care Reform Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the number of Minnesotans eligible for state-subsidized healthcare.

Highlights:
-Establishes affordability standards for premium costs based on gross family income, with the highest premium costing 10% of an individual's or household's gross family income for incomes that are equal to or less than 400 percent of the federal poverty rate (Art. 4 Sec. 11). -Restructures the payment system so that healthcare providers meeting specified targets or demonstrating significant improvement over time must be eligible for additional quality-based payments (Art. 4, Sec. 6). -Allows enrollees who fail to renew forms to remain eligible for an additional month beyond the current eligibility period before being disenrolled. (Article 3, Section 8) -Establishes a state-wide health improvement program to reduce the percentage of Minnesotans who are overweight or obese and curb tobacco use (Art. 1, Sec.1). -Appropriates $13.29 million for implementing this bill
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (40-22) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (83-50) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Health Care Reform Bill

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