Capital Blue Cross; Community Rated and Association Groups; Demographic Rating Methodology for Groups with 50 or Fewer Employees; Rate Filing
[34 Pa.B. 3209]
On June 2, 2004, the Insurance Department (Department) received from Capital Blue Cross a filing to refine the demographic rating adjustments for small groups. The proposed refinements include separate medical and pharmacy demographic factors, revised industry factors, removal of the demographic rate bands and the addition of a tier unit adjustment. The impact of the filing will be revenue neutral to Capital Blue Cross. The proposed effective date is January 1, 2005.
Unless formal administrative action is taken prior to November 1, 2004, the subject filing may be deemed approved by operation of law.
A copy of the filing is available on the Department's website: www.ins.state.pa.us. To access the filing, select ''Consumer Information'' on the left side. Under ''General Information,'' click on ''Notices.'' The pdf copy is at the ''Filing.pdf'' link following the name of the filing.
Copies of the filing are also available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal working hours at the Department's regional office in Harrisburg.
Interested parties are invited to submit written comments, suggestions or objections to Cherri Sanders-Jones, Insurance Department, Insurance Product Regulation and Market Enforcement, Room 1311, Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA 17120, email@example.com within 30 days after publication of this notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.
M. DIANE KOKEN,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 04-1087. Filed for public inspection June 18, 2004, 9:00 a.m.]
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