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Health Benefits Exchange Workgroup Meeting 08-09-2010

2010-08-09, 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

    Allen Feezor
    North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

    1:20-2:00 Overview of health reform and structure of the health reform
    workgroups and workgroup charge

    Pam Silberman, JD, DrPH
    President & CEO
    North Carolina Institute of Medicine

    2:00-2:30 Overview of Workgroup’s specific provisions from the
    Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education

    Reconciliation Act of 2010

    Pam Silberman, JD, DrPH

    2:30-2:45 Update on NC Department of Insurance implementation efforts
    Louis Belo
    Chief Deputy Commissioner
    North Carolina Department of Insurance

    NC Department of Insurance Implementation Efforts Handout

    2:45-3:15 Brief Overview of Health Information Exchanges
    Jean Holliday
    Health Care Reform Supervisor
    Life & Health Division
    North Carolina Department of Insurance

    3:15-3:45 Next steps
    What information will the workgroup need to begin to answer key
    questions to begin designing the Exchange:

    * Should NC operate its own exchange, or let the federal government operate an exchange?
    * What group will operate the exchange (state agency or nonprofit)?
    * Should there be one exchange that covers individuals and small groups or two separate exchanges?
    * Should the exchange operate on a statewide basis or regional basis in the state?
    * Should NC participate in multi-state exchange?
    * Subcommittees of the workgroup to address:

    o Health insurance exchange
    o Medicaid/Exchange HIT enrollment process
    o Patient navigator/outreach
    o Consumer ombuds program
    3:45-4:00 Public comment period

    Presentations and Handouts