Code of Virginia - Title 2.2 Administration Of Government - Section 2.2-2504 Duties of the Commission

§ 2.2-2504. Duties of the Commission

The Special Advisory Commission shall:

1. Develop and maintain, with the Bureau of Insurance, a system and program of data collection to assess the impact of mandated benefits and providers, including costs to employers and insurers, impact of treatment, cost savings in the health care system, number of providers and other data as may be appropriate.

2. Advise and assist the Bureau of Insurance on matters relating to mandated insurance benefits and provider regulations.

3. Prescribe the format, content, and timing of information to be submitted to it in its assessment of proposed and existing mandated benefits and providers. Such format, content, and timing requirements shall be binding upon all parties submitting information to the Commission in its assessment of proposed and existing mandated benefits and providers.

4. Provide assessments of proposed and existing mandated benefits and providers and other studies of mandated benefits and provider issues as requested by the General Assembly.

5. Provide additional information and recommendations, relating to any system of mandated health insurance benefits and providers, to the Governor and the General Assembly upon request.

6. Report annually on its activities to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having jurisdiction over insurance by December 1 of each year.

7. Review and evaluate as necessary the benefits and other provisions of the essential and standard health benefits plans established pursuant to § 38.2-3431, and submit to the State Corporation Commission, for adoption in the State Corporation Commission's applicable regulations pursuant to § 38.2-3431, any modifications needed to maintain or enhance the affordability and marketability of the plans.

(1990, cc. 618, 634, § 9-298; 1997, c. 415; 2001, c. 844.)

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