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Health Benefits Exchange Workgroup Meeting 10-26-2011

2011-10-26, 10:00am to 3:00pm, 630 Davis Drive, 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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    Health Insurance Exchange and Insurance Oversight

    Wednesday, October 26, 2011

    North Carolina Institute of Medicine, Morrisville

    10:00 am – 3:00 pm


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    10:00-10:10 Welcome and IntroductionsLouis Belo
    Chief Deputy CommissionerNorth Carolina Department of InsuranceCo-ChairAllen FeezorSenior Policy Advisor

    North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services


    10:10-12:30     Certification Requirements for QHPs Federal Law Minimum RequirementsPam Silberman, JD, DrPHPresident and CEONorth Carolina Institute of Medicine   

    State Law Health Plan Requirements

    Jean Holliday

    Health Care Reform Supervisor

    Life & Health Division

    North Carolina Department of Insurance

    Driving Value Through Exchanges

    Sarah Thomas, MS

    Vice President for Public Policy and Communications

    National Committee for Quality Assurance

    Discussion Questions: 

    • Are there any other requirements that QHPs should meet to be certified?
    • What are the pros and cons of adding additional certification requirements?
    12:30-1:00 Lunch
     1:00-1:15   Update on Navigator workgroupPam Silberman, JD, DrPH 
    1:15-2:45  Financial SustainabilityReview of NAIC Information  Jean HollidayFacilitated Discussion of Pros and Cons of different approachesPam Silberman, JD, DrPH  
    2:45-3:00 Public comment period



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    Meeting ID: 397-337-416


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