Fiscal Note - State of Utah - 2012 General Session

HB0069 - Insurance Coverage for Autism Spectrum Disorders

State Government (UCA 36-12-13(2)(b)):
Enactment of this bill could cost the state $4,400,000 from various funds to authorize the additional coverage to employees of the state. Additionally there is a cost to the Insurance Department of an estimated $21,900 from the Insurance Department Restricted Account for rule development. Insurance Department Restricted Account revenues and expenditures affect the annual transfer to the General Fund. There will also be a cost to public education of approximately $4,400,000 assuming the costs are covered by the state.

State Budget Detail TableFY 2012FY 2013FY 2014
General Fund$0($21,900)$0
Restricted Funds$0$21,900$0
   Total Revenue$0$0$0
General Fund$0$1,540,000$1,540,000
Education Fund$0$4,400,000$4,400,000
Transportation Fund$0$132,000$132,000
Federal Funds$0$1,628,000$1,628,000
Dedicated Credits$0$572,000$572,000
Restricted Funds$0$528,000$528,000
Restricted Funds$0$21,900$0
   Total Expenditure$0$8,821,900$8,800,000
Net Impact, All Funds (Rev.-Exp.)$0($8,821,900)($8,800,000)
   Net Impact, General/Education Funds (Rev.-Exp.)$0($5,961,900)($5,940,000)

Local Governments (UCA 36-12-13(2)(c)):
Enactment of this bill could increase local government costs to authorize the additional coverage provided in the bill.

Direct Expenditures by Utah Residents and Businesses (UCA 36-12-13(2)(d)):
Utah businesses could experience increased insurance premium costs by providing the additional coverage required in the bill. There will be a corresponding benefit to individuals eligible under the new coverage benefits provided in the bill.

1/25/2012, 7:43:27 AM, Lead Analyst: Wilko, A./Attny: CJDOffice of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst