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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 43A.22 to 43A.31 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.