TO TRANSFER THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE HEALTH PLAN FOR TEACHERS AND STATE EMPLOYEES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE TREASURER.
Transfers the State Health Plan for Teachers and State Employees (Plan) to the Department of State Treasurer. Amends GS 135-43(b) to clarify that the public records provisions in the subdivision concerning contracts between the Plan and its third party administrator or its pharmacy benefit manager do not prevent releasing information that is not made a public record to the Plan’s Board of Trustees. Amends GS 135-43.3 to provide that the General Assembly may use Legislative Services Office employees and may employ contractual services to monitor the Executive Administrator and Board of Trustees, the Claims Processor, and the State Health Plan for Teachers and State Employees. Amends GS 135-43.6 to direct the Executive Administrator and Board of Trustees to report to the General Assembly at times and forms designated by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives (was, as designated by the Committee on Employee Hospital and Medical Benefits).
Repeals GS 135-43.1 (regarding establishing the Committee on Employee Hospital and Medical Benefits) and 135-43.2 (regarding establishing the State Health Plan Administrative Commission).
Makes conforming changes to GS 135-44.2, 135-44.4(31), 135-44.6(a), 135-44.7(a), 135-44.8, 135-45.7, 135-45.10(d), 135-45.11, and 135-45.13(b) consistent with the transfer of the Plan to the Department of the State Treasurer.
Effective September 1, 2011.