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Health Benefits Exchange Workgroup Meeting 09-15-2010

2010-09-15, 1:00pm to 4:00pm, 630 Davis Dr., Suite 100 Morrisville, NC 27560

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This event is related to the Health Reform: Health Benefits Exchange and Insurance Oversight Workgroup Task Force.

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    1:00-1:20 Welcome and Introductions
    Louis Belo
    Chief Deputy Commissioner
    North Carolina Department of Insurance
    Co-Chair

    Allen Feezor
    North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
    Co-Chair

    1:20-2:00 Review of the Role of Health Information Exchanges and Update
    on Grant Application

    Jean Holliday
    Regulatory Project Manager
    Life & Health Division
    North Carolina Department of Insurance

    2:00-2:30 Discussion of Guiding Principles for HBE
    Pam Silberman, JD, DrPH
    President & CEO
    North Carolina Institute of Medicine

    2:30-2:45 Background Information to Inform Discussion of HBE
    Pam Silberman
    Jean Holliday

    2:45-3:45 Brief Overview of Health Information Exchanges
    Questions for Workgroup:

    · What data do you need to provide more meaningful advice?
    · Should NC create its own exchange or leave it to the federal
    government (pros and cons of both options)?
    · If NC should create an exchange, should there be one or two
    exchanges (for individual and small group)? Pros and cons of
    each?
    · Who should operate the exchanges? State government, quasigovernmental?
    Non-profit? Pros and cons of the different
    options?
    · Should the HBE for small groups be initially open to groups
    of 50-100? Pros and cons of the different approaches?

    3:45-4:00 Public comment period

    Presentations and Handouts