1523-S2 AMH CALD MORI 065


2SHB 1523 - H AMD 132

By Representative Caldier

NOT ADOPTED 03/08/2019

On page 3, after line 37, insert the following:

"NEW SECTION. Sec. A new section is added to chapter 48.43 RCW to read as follows:

A health carrier shall allow an individual to purchase an individual market health plan offered by the carrier outside of the individual's county of residence if the individual's county of residence is in the same geographic rating area as the health plan he or she is purchasing."

Renumber the remaining sections consecutively and correct any internal references accordingly. Correct the title.

EFFECT: Allows an individual to purchase individual market coverage across county lines within the same geographic rating area.

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