On March 30, 2012, Sen. Rollie Heath and Rep. Dan Pabon introduced SB 12-164 – Concerning the Authority of State Institutions of Higher Education Regarding Student Health Trusts. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.
The bill authorizes state institutions of higher education to establish student health trusts for self-funded health plans established by the institutions to provide health benefits to students and their eligible dependents. It exempts the trusts and self-funded plans from the state insurance regulations but requires reports to be filed with, and authorizes examinations by, the commissioner of insurance. Introduced on March 30, the bill is assigned to the Education Committee.
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