HB4252 SFAT Maroney #1 3-12

Dellinger  7965

Senator Maroney moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. Com. Sub for House Bill 4252—A Bill to amend and reenact §5-16-7g, §5-16-13, §5-16-20 and §5-16-25 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; to amend said code by creating a new section, designated §5-16-30; and to amend and reenact §33-59-1 of said code, all relating to health care; reducing copayments; adding coverage for devices under specified insurance plans including the Public Employees Insurance Agency; providing that Public Employees Insurance Agency coverage may only be extended to employee spouses who do not have the option of obtaining primary coverage through the spouse’s employer; requiring the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board to supplement reimbursements with reserve funds; providing for reimbursement of hospital inpatient rates by the plan; providing for reimbursement of emergency medical service providers and agencies rates by the plan; naming of funds within the Public Employees Insurance Agency; and permitting testing equipment to be purchased without a prescription under specified insurance plans.