§33-16F-3. Plan proposals; approval of plans.
(a) The commissioner shall announce, no later than July 1,
2009, an invitation to prospective West Virginia affordable health
care plan entities to submit West Virginia affordable health care
plan proposals. The invitation shall include guidelines for the
review of West Virginia affordable health care plan applications,
policies and associated rates.
(b) In reviewing proposals under this article, the
commissioner shall consider the proposed plans' effectiveness in
improving the health status of individuals, their impact on
maintaining and improving health and their potential to reduce the
unnecessary consumption of health care services.