LD 384 LR 657(02)
Resolve, To Study the Design and Implementation of Options for a Universal Health Care Plan in the State That Is in Compliance with the Federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Insurance and Financial Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2015-16 FY 2016-17 Projections  FY 2017-18 Projections  FY 2018-19
Other Special Revenue Funds $5,000 $295,000 $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The resolve provides allocations to the Legislature of $5,000 in fiscal year 2015-16 and $295,000 in fiscal year 2016-17 for any funds received to support the work of the Independent Advisory Committee, including the costs of one or more consultants to study and propose design options for creating a universal system of health care in the State. The resolve requires the Independent Advisory Committee to apply for and receive public and private funds for this purpose, and prohibits the use of General Fund appropriations for this purpose.     
Any additional costs to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation's Bureau of Insurance are expected to be minor and can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.