Group Market Study

Mr. Tarr moved that the bill be amended by inserting after section _ the following section:-

SECTION _. The health policy commission shall study and issue a report on demerging the small and non-group health care marketplace. Said report shall include, but not be limited to, an analysis of the current merged market and the anticipated impact to the market as a result of compliance with the affordable care act, and an analysis of the demerging of the small and non-group health care markets and the potential benefits of such a change specifically emanating as a result of the laws and regulations of the affordable care act. Said report, together with any legislative suggestions, shall be filed with the clerks of the house and senate and the joint committee on health care financing not later than June 30, 2014.