Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 1868 -- Health Care Responsibility Act

Sponsor:  Faith

This bill establishes the Health Care Responsibility Act which
requires applicants for Missouri Medicaid Program benefits to
identify their employers.  If an applicant is not employed, the
individual must identify the employer of any adult who is
responsible for providing his or her support.

The Department of Social Services must submit an annual report to
the Governor and General Assembly within 30 days of the end of
each calendar year, beginning with 2007.  The report must provide
information on each employer who has more than 50 employees with
at least 25 of them receiving Medicaid assistance.  For each
employer, the report must identify the employer's name and
address; number of program beneficiaries; number of beneficiaries
who are spouses or dependents of employees; whether the employer
offers health insurance benefits and, if offered, the level of
premium subsidies; whether the employer receives health insurance
benefits through the company; and the state's cost of providing
Medicaid benefits for the employer's employees and enrolled

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Missouri House of Representatives
93rd General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Last Updated November 29, 2006 at 9:44 am