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Results for: Healthcare
219 days old CBIA Opposes
SB 206 an act requiring certain health insurers to offer and sell a qualified health plan through the connecticut health insurance exchange Status: Awaiting Action (Insurance and Real Estate)

Lack of enrollment in the small business health option plan has resulted in the program being subsidized by private plan enrollees in the small group market.

200 days old CBIA Opposes
SB 217 an act requiring health insurance coverage for equine therapy for veterans Status: Awaiting Action (Insurance and Real Estate)

Mandates insurance coverage for equine therapy, which will increase the cost of insurance premiums.

199 days old CBIA Opposes
SB 320 an act prohibiting health carriers from requiring the use of step therapy for drugs prescribed to treat disabling, chronic or life-threatening diseases or conditions Status: Awaiting Action (Senate)

Disallows insurance companies from using step therapy, resulting in more costly alternatives.

199 days old CBIA Opposes
SB 321 an act concerning the burden of proof during adverse determination and utilization reviews. Status: Awaiting Action (Senate)

Places a burden of proof on the insurance carriers and complicates internal processes that drive up the cost of coverage.

212 days old CBIA Monitoring
SB 322 an act requiring the insurance commissioner to consider affordability in reviewing individual and group health insurance policy premium rate filings Status: Awaiting Action (Insurance and Real Estate)

Allows the Insurance Commissioner to create an affordability sliding-scale model for health insurance policies.