Date Requested:March 10, 2009
Time Requested:11:42 AM
Agency: Insurance Commission
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2009R2056 Introduced SB326
CBD Subject: COVERAGE FOR DENTAL ANESTHESIA
FUND(S)
7152
Sources of Revenue
Special Fund
Legislation creates:
Neither Program nor Fund

Fiscal Note Summary

Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.

    SB 326 would have a nominal impact on the revenues and expenditures of state government as they directly relate to the regulatory responsibilities of the Offices of the Insurance Commissioner. (no fiscal impact)
    
    
    The proposal mandates insurance coverage for general anesthesia for certain dental procedures which may have a fiscal impact on PEIA benefit costs. A fiscal note request has also been made of PEIA and should be read in conjunction with this note.
    
    
    

Fiscal Note Detail
Over-all effect
Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2009
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2010
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 0 0
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 0 0 0
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
    


Memorandum
Person submitting Fiscal Note:
Michael D. Riley
Email Address:
Michael.Riley@wvinsurance.gov
    Commercial insurers would file rates incorporating the mandatory increased benefits, but the process for review at the state would remain unchanged. No fiscal impact as it relates to the operations of the Offices of the Insurance Commissioner.
    
    
    PEIA has also been asked to provide a fiscal note for the bill.