43A.22 BENEFITS; INTENT.
(a) It is the intent of the state to provide eligible employees and other eligible persons with
life insurance and hospital, medical, and dental benefits coverage through provider organizations,
hereafter referred to as "carriers," authorized to do business in the state.
(b) The commissioner may self-insure any hospital and medical plan offered under sections
to promote reasonably stable and predictable premiums for hospital and
medical benefits paid by the state and its employees and to promote affordable, ongoing
relationships between employees and dependents and their medical providers. The commissioner
shall consult with the commissioners of commerce and health and human services regarding the
development and reporting of quality of care measures.
History: 1981 c 210 s 22; 1999 c 250 art 1 s 72