RESOLUTION TO GO INTO CLOSED SESSION
TO CONSIDER MEMBERS’ HEALTH BENEFITS APPEAL
“In accordance with the provisions of the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-13, be it resolved that the State Health Benefits Commission go into closed session for purposes of discussing matters pertaining to benefits provided under the State Health Benefits Program which involves material containing personal medical and health records, data, reports and recommendations relating to specific individuals, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 10:4-12(3), and includes Protected Health Information maintained as confidential under the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
The actions taken during closed session are anticipated to become available to the public at the conclusion of the meeting and are posted on the Division of Pensions and Benefits’ website within a reasonable time; except all personal information pertaining to an individual shall be redacted of all identifying information unless the member waives his privacy interest and consents in writing to disclosure in accord with HIPAA.”