HEALTH pact. State Coverage Initiatives National Meeting February 7, 2007 Matt Stark Principal Policy Associate. Overview. OHIC Governor’s Agenda HEALTH pact. OHIC. Office created in 2004 in response to BC scandals
State Coverage Initiatives National MeetingFebruary 7, 2007
Matt StarkPrincipal Policy Associate
Business Survey*: Hardest for Small Business
*In 2005, the state contracted with JSI Research and Training Institute to conduct survey
7.6% of BCBSRI small group plans are “high deductible” (June 2007)
Components of the legislation – passed summer 2006
Wellness Advisory Committee – convened fall 2006
*Actual employer group premiums are dependant on small group rating factors. $322 and $310 are average individualpremiums. Most comparable average rates are based on 10/7 enrollment.
** Coinsurance does not include deductibles or copays.