Enact the Made for Maine Health Coverage Act and Improve Health Choices in Maine

Last updated: Jan 11, 2020

Details about this bill
Category: Health Care
Status: In Committee
Sponsor: Representative Sara Gideon, House 106
Session: 129
Bill #: LD 2007

Position:

Monitoring.

Summary:

This bill:

1. Establishes the Made for Maine Health Coverage Act;

2. Establishes the Maine Health Insurance Marketplace Trust Fund;

3. Authorizes the State to enter into state-federal health coverage partnerships that support the availability of affordable health coverage;

4. Establishes a pooled market for individual health plans and small group health plans and changes reinsurance to be retrospective and applied to the pooled market; and

5. Creates clear choice design for cost sharing and requires coverage of certain primary care and behavioral health visits without the application of any deductible.