1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 5, the third engrossment, as follows:
1.2Page 8, line 11, after the period insert "In the selection process, the board shall seek
1.3to contract with health carriers and health benefit plans so as to provide health coverage
1.4choices that offer the optimal combination of choice, value, quality, and service." and
1.5after "the" insert "best"
1.6Page 8, line 12, after the period insert
1.7"In determining the best interest, the board shall consider:
1.8(1) affordability and value;
1.9(2) promotion of high-quality care;
1.10(3) promotion of prevention and wellness;
1.11(4) ensuring access to care;
1.12(5) alignment and coordination with state agency and private sector purchasing
1.13strategies and payment reform efforts; and
1.14(6) other criteria that the board determines appropriate."