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Uniform Employee Application
For several years, WAHU has worked for improvements in the small group market place relative to the quoting and underwriting process. One such improvement would be the development and voluntary use of a uniform employee application. MORE . . .

Day on the Hill
WAHU Day on the Hill will be held on February 20 -21, 2008 at the Monona Terrace Convention & Community Center in Madison, WI.

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Comparisons of State Laws

External Review
State External Review Laws
The following describes state-level external review laws, which allow a health plan enrollee to appeal a coverage denial to an outside medical expert if dissatisfied with the plan's internal appeals process.

Mandate Laws
The chart highlights ten specific mandated benefits and identifies which states require health insurance carriers to provide the benefits in the individual (I) and small group (G) markets.

Market Reforms
Individual and Small Group Market Reforms
The chart illustrates state-level market reforms that have been enacted with respect to both the individual and small group health insurance markets.

Additional Market Reforms
This chart outlines additional state-level market reforms.

Mental Health Parity
Mental Health Parity Laws
The following chart outlines mental health parity laws in the fifty states.

State Individual Health Insurance Policy Renewal Laws
The chart describes state-level laws with respect to individual major medical health insurance policy renewals.

Risk Pools
Risk Pools in the Various States
The following chart illustrates average rates for state high-risk pool provided during 2002.

State Continuation
State Continuation Laws
The chart describes laws that have been enacted at the state level with respect to continuation of coverage requirements for employers with fewer than twenty employees.


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