Authorizing public hospital districts to participate in self-insurance risk pools with nonprofit hospitals (Angel, Mullet)

Authorizes a public benefit hospital entity to: (1) Join or form a self-insurance program together with other public benefit hospital entities; (2) Jointly purchase insurance or reinsurance with other public benefit hospital entities for property and liability risks; and (3) Contract for or hire personnel to provide risk management, claims, and administrative services. Exempts a joint self-insurance program from insurance premium taxes, certain assessed fees, business and occupation taxes, and assigned risk plans or joint underwriting associations.

Hearing Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 -- 9:00 am

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