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Health Insurance and Managed Care (B) Committee

2021 Membership

2021 Adopted Charges

The mission of the Health Insurance and Managed Care (B) Committee is to consider issues relating to all aspects of health insurance.

Ongoing Support of NAIC Programs, Products or Services

  1. The Health Insurance and Managed Care (B) Committee will:
    1. Respond to inquiries from the U.S. Congress (Congress), the White House and federal agencies; analyze policy implications and their effect on the states of proposed and enacted federal legislation and regulations; and communicate the NAIC’s position through letters and testimony, when requested. 
    2. Monitor the activities of the Health Actuarial (B) Task Force.
    3. Monitor the activities of the Regulatory Framework (B) Task Force.
    4. Monitor the activities of the Senior Issues (B) Task Force.
    5. Serve as the official liaison between the NAIC and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (Joint Commission), the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and URAC.
    6. Examine factors that contribute to rising health care costs and insurance premiums. Review state initiatives to address cost drivers.
    7. Coordinate with appropriate Market Regulation and Consumer Affairs (D) Committee groups, as necessary, on health benefit plan and producer enforcement issues.
    8. Coordinate with the Market Regulation and Consumer Affairs (D) Committee, as necessary, to collect uniform data and monitor market conduct trends on plans that are not regulated under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), including short-term, limited-duration (STLD) insurance, association health plans (AHPs) and packaged indemnity health products.  
  2. The Consumer Information (B) Subgroup will:
    1. Develop information or resources, as needed, that would be helpful to state insurance regulators and others in assisting consumers to better understand health insurance.
    2. Review NAIC publications that touch on health insurance to determine if they need updating. If updates are needed, suggest specific revisions to the appropriate NAIC group or NAIC division to make the changes.
  3. The Health Innovations (B) Working Group will:
    1. Gather and share information, best practices, experience and data to inform and support health innovation at the state and national levels, including, but not limited to, state flexibility options through the ACA and other health insurance-related policy initiatives.
    2. Discuss state innovations related to health care—i.e., access, insurance plan designs, underlying medical and prescription drug costs, stability for health care and insurance as a whole, health insurer and provider consolidation or competition, the use of data in regulatory and policy decision-making, and health care delivery and financing models—to achieve better patient outcomes and lower spending trends.
    3. Explore sources and methods for state insurance regulators to obtain data to inform health reform initiatives.
    4. Disseminate materials and reports, via the NAIC, to the states and the U.S. territories wishing to utilize the information gathered by the Working Group.
    5. Take up other matters as directed by the Health Insurance and Managed Care (B) Committee.

NAIC Support Staff: Jolie H. Matthews/Brian R. Webb/Jennifer R. Cook

Health Insurance and Managed Care (B) Committee

2021 Fall National Meeting
Health Insurance and Managed Care (B) Committee
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Sapphire Ballroom - Hilton - Level 4


Virtual: This meeting will be offered in a Virtual format.  Zoom links will be provided in the Event App.


Health Actuarial (B) Task Force | Regulatory Framework (B) Task Force | Senior Issues (B) Task Force

Related NAIC Publications


Media Inquiries
(816) 783-8909

Jolie H. Matthews
Senior Health Policy Advisor and Counsel 

Jennifer R.Cook
Senior Health Policy Advisor and Counsel 

Brian R. Webb
Manager, Health Policy & Legislation

Please see the current Committee List for a complete list of committee members.