All of the health reform-related bills that were voted on today passed their first floor vote, marking the half-way point to enactment.
Bills that passed the Senate Floor:
SB155 (Evans) Maternity Coverage
SB222 (Alquist) Joint Ventures for County-Run Health Insurance Options
SB51 (Alquist) Implementing the Medical Loss Ratio
SB615 (Calderon) Training for Insurance Sellers
SB728 (Hernandez) Risk Adjustment in the Exchange
Bills that passed the Assembly Floor:
AB714 (Atkins) Pre-Enrollment into Coverage
AB792 (Bonilla) Automatic Enrollment into the Exchange
AB727 (Mitchell) Healthy Foods
These bills will move next to the policy committees in the second house.
The outstanding bills will be considered Thursday or Friday. The most debated measure, AB52, on rate regulation, is expected to come up tomorrow.
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