OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 240-0200

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SB-376

AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR PROSTHETIC DEVICES.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 4356

File Copy No.: 335

Senate Calendar No.: 207


OFA Fiscal Note

Eliminates Cost In Bill

To the extent permitted by federal law, the amendment is interpreted to require the state health exchange to cover the cost of any state mandated benefits effective January 1, 2019, for fully insured municipal plans and those policies sold on the exchange. The amendment is interpreted to eliminate the cost in the underlying bill to municipalities and the state pursuant to the federal Affordable Care Act.

The preceding Fiscal Impact statement is prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for the purposes of information, summarization and explanation and does not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose. In general, fiscal impacts are based upon a variety of informational sources, including the analyst's professional knowledge. Whenever applicable, agency data is consulted as part of the analysis, however final products do not necessarily reflect an assessment from any specific department.