April 10, 2024, Introduced by Senators CAVANAGH, GEISS, SANTANA, BAYER, CHERRY and CHANG and referred to the Committee on Housing and Human Services.

A bill to amend 1956 PA 218, entitled

"The insurance code of 1956,"

by amending section 2434 (MCL 500.2434), as added by 1986 PA 173.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 2434. (1) The commissioner, director, after consultation with associations representative of physician interests and with authorized insurers writing malpractice insurance for physicians in this state shall prescribe the rating classifications for use by insurers in writing malpractice insurance for physicians.

(2) Before 1 year after the effective date of chapter 49 and before implementing the rating classifications prescribed pursuant to subsection (1), the commissioner shall furnish to the legislature and the governor the rating classifications which he or she intends to prescribe pursuant to this section.On request by the department of health and human services under section 2617b of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.2617b, an insurer that offers a policy of medical malpractice insurance shall provide the department and the department of health and human services with information regarding the insurer's policies related to perinatal care services.

Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect unless Senate Bill No. 818 of the 102nd Legislature is enacted into law.