SB 593 Allows small employers to obtain medical coverage through the Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan
Sponsor: Bray Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 3653S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Small Business, Insurance & Industrial Relations
Last Action: 1/9/2006 - Second Read and Referred S Small Business, Insurance & Industrial Relations Committee Journal Page: S57
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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Current Bill Summary


SB 593 - This act allows small employers to join the Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan. For purposes of the act, the term small employer means an employer who employed an average of at least one but not more than fifty persons during the preceding calendar year and who employs at least one person on the first day of the plan year. A small employer includes a sole proprietor and a partner of a partnership. The state health care plan shall maintain a separate benefit trust fund account for premium payments and other income received from small employers.

This act is identical to SB 277 (2005) and HB 1412 (1998).

STEPHEN WITTE