Mississippi Legislature

1998 Regular Session

House Bill 1156

[Introduced]

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History of Actions

Background

Title

Description: State Employees Health Insurance; reinstate persons terminated due to incorrect retirement benefit calculation.

History of Actions:

101/19/98(H)Referred To Insurance;Appropriations
202/03/98(H)Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective datePassage
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredNo

House Committees:

Principal Author: Eaton

Code Section: A 025-0015-0013

Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 25-15-13, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONS WHO WERE PARTICIPANTS IN THE STATE EMPLOYEES HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN WHO WERE TERMINATED AS A RESULT OF RECEIVING INCORRECTLY CALCULATED RETIREMENT BENEFITS THAT WERE INSUFFICIENT TO PAY THE HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM OR AS A RESULT OF INABILITY TO PAY THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE RETIREMENT BENEFIT AND THE PREMIUM, SHALL BE REINSTATED IF THE CORRECTLY CALCULATED BENEFITS AT THE TIME OF TERMINATION WOULD HAVE BEEN SUFFICIENT TO PAY SUCH PREMIUM; TO PROVIDE THAT UPON REINSTATEMENT, COVERAGE SHALL INCLUDE COVERAGE FOR ANY MEDICAL CONDITION EXISTING AT THE TIME OF TERMINATION AND SHALL COVER ANY EXPENSES FOR SUCH CONDITION THAT WERE INCURRED FROM THE DATE OF TERMINATION TO THE DATE OF REINSTATEMENT THAT WERE NOT PAID BY OTHER INSURANCE BECAUSE OF A PREEXISTING CONDITION EXCLUSION; TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PERSON REINSTATED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO PAY A PREMIUM FOR THE PERIOD BETWEEN TERMINATION AND REINSTATEMENT TO RECEIVE COVERAGE; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 02/03/98 at 18:29.



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