BILL NUMBER: AB 1899	INTRODUCED
	BILL TEXT


INTRODUCED BY   Assembly Member Calderon

                        FEBRUARY 11, 2016

   An act relating to insurance.


	LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


   AB 1899, as introduced, Calderon. Long-term care insurance.
   Existing law provides for the regulation of long-term care
insurance by the Insurance Commissioner and prescribes various
requirements and conditions governing the delivery of individual or
group long-term care insurance in the state. Existing law establishes
the California Partnership for Long-Term Care Program to link
private long-term care insurance and health care service plan
contracts that cover long-term care with the In-Home Supportive
Services Program and Medi-Cal and to provide Medi-Cal benefits to
certain individuals who have income and resources above the
eligibility levels for receipt of medical assistance, but who have
purchased certified private long-term care insurance policies.
   This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact
legislation that would pertain to long-term care insurance.
   Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no.
State-mandated local program: no.


THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  SECTION 1.  It is the intent of the Legislature to enact
legislation that would pertain to long-term care insurance.