Health Care Purchasing Pool Act Law and Legal Definition

Health Care Purchasing Pool Act deals with health policy issues and facilitates policy making which will improve health and health care systems. This Act recognizes that a pooling mechanism offers the potential to purchase health care at more affordable prices. It identifies

The following is an example of the state statute (Nebraska) describing the Act:

R.R.S. Neb. § 44-6702 states that it is the intent of the legislature to establish a process to determine whether there should be a coordinated purchasing process for some or all publicly sponsored health care coverage in order to reduce costs and to promote the most efficient methods of financing and coordinating health care services. It is also the intent of the Legislature that the process established also determine whether a health care purchasing pool if established should be made available to individuals, small employer groups, and other associations.