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2013 Senate Bill 62: Convert Blue Cross to non-profit "regular" insurance company

To convert Blue Cross Blue Shield into a “mutual insurance company” and make it subject to the same regulations as regular health insurers. Although it would remain a non-profit, current restrictions on the entity's ability to own for-profit subsidiaries would be reduced, and it would no longer be subject to close oversight by the state Attorney General. In return for being granted this conversion, BCBS would pay "up to" $1.56 billion over 18 years (meaning it could be less) into a fund that would supplement various health-related government programs, with specific spending items selected by a board of political appointees. The bill does not include abortion restrictions that caused Gov. Snyder to veto the same measure when passed late last year.

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IN FAVOR

HOUSE DEMOCRATS

HOUSE REPUBLICANS


AGAINST

HOUSE DEMOCRATS

HOUSE REPUBLICANS


HOUSE LEGISLATORS ORDERED BY NAME


House Roll Call 17 on 2013 Senate Bill 62