C023 HB Report #3

House of Bishops Committee 17 on Church Pension Fund presents its Report #3 on HB Message #156 on Resolution C023 (Medical Trust Provider Option). The committee recommends:

Not Concur

Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring, That the 79th General Convention requests that the Church Pension Group strive to make available at least two health insurance providers in each diocese; and be it further

Resolved, That in any diocese or area in which only one health insurance provider is available under the Church Pension Group Denominational Health Plan, and in which the availability of only one provider would have a material negative impact on the diocese’s employees, congregations, new recruitment, or overall well-being, that diocese will be permitted to seek other insurance options outside of the Denominational Health Plan.


Original text

Resolved, the House of _______ concurring, That the 79th General Convention requests that the Church Pension Group make available at least two health insurance providers in each diocese; and be it further

Resolved, That in any diocese or area in which only one health insurance provider is available under the Church Pension Group Denominational Health Plan, and in which the availability of only one provider would have a material negative impact on the diocese’s employees, congregations, new recruitment, or overall well-being, that diocese will be permitted to seek other insurance options outside of the Denominational Health Plan.