- In addition to the executive board, there shall be a standing advisory board consisting of 9 members, who shall be residents of the District.
- The executive board may create additional advisory boards as it considers appropriate.
- The executive board shall solicit the recommendations of, and consult with, the advisory boards on:
- Insurance standards;
- Covered benefits;
- Plan certification;
- Internet technology system development; and
- Any other policy or operational issues, within the executive board's discretion.
- The executive board shall:
- Select the members of the advisory boards;
- Establish the terms of the members;
- Ensure that at least one member of the standing advisory board demonstrates expertise as a health insurance broker or agent;
- Appoint the chair of the standing advisory board;
- Determine the residency requirement of any additional advisory board created; and
- Appoint the chair of any additional advisory boards created.
- (1) An advisory board member may continue to serve until the appointment of his or her successor.
- Vacancies shall be filled by appointment by the executive board for the unexpired term of the appointee's predecessor.
- Each person appointed to an advisory board shall have demonstrated and acknowledged expertise on issues related to at least one of the following groups:
- Health professionals;
- Health insurance consumers;
- Disease and demographic-specific advocacy groups;
- Commercial sector health plans;
- Public sector health plans;
- Health insurance brokers;
- Health care consumer interest advocacy;
- Health care foundations;
- Exchange consumers; or
- Such other interests considered necessary.
Historical and Statutory
Legislative History of Laws
For history of Law 19-94, see notes under § 31-3171.01.
DC CODE § 31-3171.07
Current through December 11, 2012
(Mar. 2, 2012, D.C. Law 19-94, § 8, 59 DCR 213.)