Public Health – State-Provided Health Care Benefits

Bill Number:  HB0378

Bill Sponsor(s):  Delegate Reznik

Subject:  Health and Government Operations

Bill Summary:

Establishing the Office of Health Care Coverage in the Maryland Department of Health to establish and carry out the HealthcareMaryland Program to provide benefits to State residents who do not receive federal benefits through Medicare, TRICARE, plans that are subject to ERISA, or any other federal medical program; requiring the Office to contract with a certain number of managed care organizations; requiring certain employers to pay to the Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation a certain annual payroll tax; etc.

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