Amended by section 10101 of the Manager’s Amendment. Requires HHS within 2 years of enactment to develop reporting requirements for group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual coverage that address “plan or coverage benefits and health care provider reimbursement structures” that improve health outcomes; prevent hospital readmissions; improve patient safety and reduce medical errors; and involve wellness and health promotion activities. Provides illustrative examples of activities in these reporting domains.
Requires annual reporting by plans to HHS as well as availability of reports to enrollees during each open enrollment period. Stipulates that a wellness and health promotion activity implemented under these reporting requirements may not require the disclosure or collection of any information relating to the presence or storage of a lawfully possessed firearm or ammunition. Mandates a GAO report within 180 days of HHS regulations under this section regarding the impact of such activities on the quality and cost of healthcare