2017 Fall National Meeting
Honolulu, Hawaii
Saturday, December 2, 2017
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Hawaii Convention Center—Room 312—Level 3

 

 

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Regulatory Framework (B) Task Force

 

The mission of the Regulatory Framework (B) Task Force is to: 1) develop NAIC model acts and regulations for state health care initiatives; and 2) consider policy issues affecting state health insurance regulation.


2017 Charges:
Ongoing Support of NAIC Programs, Products and ServicesThe mission of the Regulatory Framework (B) Task Force is to: 1) develop NAIC model acts and regulations for state health care initiatives; and 2) consider policy issues affecting state health insurance regulation.

2017 Charges:

Ongoing Support of NAIC Programs, Products or Services

  1. The Regulatory Framework (B) Task Force will:
    1. Coordinate and develop the provision of technical assistance to the states regarding state-level implementation issues raised by federal health legislation and regulations.

    2. Review managed health care reforms, their delivery systems occurring in the marketplace and other forms of health care delivery; recommend appropriate revisions to regulatory jurisdiction, authority and structures.

    3. Consider the development of new NAIC model laws and regulations and the revision of existing NAIC model laws and regulations, including those affected by federal legislation and final federal regulations promulgated pursuant to such legislation.

    4. Continue to review NAIC models recommended for revision by the former Affordable Care Act (ACA) Model Review (B) Working Group and, as appropriate, appoint a working group or subgroup to revise the NAIC model(s) prioritized for revision in 2017.

 

2018 PROPOSED CHARGES

REGULATORY FRAMEWORK (B) TASK FORCE

The mission of the Regulatory Framework (B) Task Force is to: 1) develop NAIC model acts and regulations for state health care initiatives; and 2) consider policy issues affecting state health insurance regulation.

Ongoing Support of NAIC Programs, Products and Services

  1. The Regulatory Framework (B) Task Force will:
    1. Coordinate and develop the provision of technical assistance to the states regarding state-level implementation issues raised by federal health legislation and regulations.

    2. Review managed health care reforms, their delivery systems occurring in the marketplace and other forms of health care delivery; recommend appropriate revisions to regulatory jurisdiction, authority and structures.

    3. Consider the development of new NAIC model laws and regulations and the revision of existing NAIC model laws and regulations, including those affected by federal legislation and final federal regulations promulgated pursuant to such legislation.

    4. Continue to review NAIC models recommended for revision by the former Affordable Care Act (ACA) Model Review (B) Working Group and, as appropriate, appoint a working group or subgroup to revise the NAIC model(s) prioritized for revision in2018.

    5. At the direction of the Health Insurance and Managed Care (B) Committee, monitor, report and analyze developments related to association health plans (AHPs).

    6. Monitor, analyze and report, as necessary, developments related to short-term, limited-duration coverage.

  2. The ERISA (B) Working Group will:
    1. Monitor, report and analyze developments related to the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), and make recommendations regarding NAIC strategy and policy with respect to those developments.

    2. Monitor, facilitate and coordinate with the states and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) related to sham health plans.

    3. Monitor, facilitate and coordinate with the states and the DOL regarding compliance and enforcement efforts regarding the ACA that relate to ERISA.

    4. Review the Health and Welfare Plans Under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act: Guidelines for State and Federal Regulation (ERISA Handbook) and modify it, as necessary, to reflect developments related to ERISA. Report annually.

 

NAIC Support Staff: Jolie H. Matthews/Jennifer R. Cook