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The DC Code: § 31-3171.07 Advisory board.

Index31 Insurance and Securities. (Refs & Annos)
a
In addition to the executive board, there shall be a standing advisory board consisting of 9 members, who shall be residents of the District.
b
The executive board may create additional advisory boards as it considers appropriate.
c
The executive board shall solicit the recommendations of, and consult with, the advisory boards on:
1
Insurance standards;
2
Covered benefits;
3
Premiums;
4
Plan certification;
5
Internet technology system development; and
6
Any other policy or operational issues, within the executive board's discretion.
d
The executive board shall:
1
Select the members of the advisory boards;
2
Establish the terms of the members;
3
Ensure that at least one member of the standing advisory board demonstrates expertise as a health insurance broker or agent;
4
Appoint the chair of the standing advisory board;
5
Determine the residency requirement of any additional advisory board created; and
6
Appoint the chair of any additional advisory boards created.
e
(1) An advisory board member may continue to serve until the appointment of his or her successor.
2
Vacancies shall be filled by appointment by the executive board for the unexpired term of the appointee's predecessor.
f
Each person appointed to an advisory board shall have demonstrated and acknowledged expertise on issues related to at least one of the following groups:
1
Health professionals;
2
Health insurance consumers;
3
Disease and demographic-specific advocacy groups;
4
Commercial sector health plans;
5
Public sector health plans;
6
Health insurance brokers;
7
Health care consumer interest advocacy;
8
Health care foundations;
9
Exchange consumers; or
10
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

Credits

(Mar. 2, 2012, D.C. Law 19-94, § 8, 59 DCR 213.)