Testimony Supporting HB 1001: Mandate Lite Coverage

The legislation creates mandate-lite coverage by allowing health plans to offer coverage that has the protections of insurance without mandates that exceed federal requirements or any requirements you impose on your own personal coverage through the Employee Retirement System. Disclosure requirements associated with the law would ensure patients know exactly what they are buying. Issuers are required to list any mandates that are not included in the coverage, and notice of any change in coverage must be provided to enrollees.

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