The State Health Purchasing Program is hereby created. The program shall be managed by the Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board, which shall have those powers granted to the board with respect to the Healthy Families Program under Section 12693.21 of the Insurance Code, except that the emergency regulation authority referenced in subdivision (o) of that section shall only be in effect for this program from the effective date of this part until three years after the requirements of this program are in effect for large and medium employers as provided in Section 2120.1.
(Added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 673, Sec. 2.)