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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 02-1460


Pennsylvania Medical Society Liability Insurance Company; Physicians and Surgeons Professional Liability; Rate and Rule Filing

[32 Pa.B. 4102]

   On August 1, 2002, the Insurance Department (Department) received from the Pennsylvania Medical Society Liability Insurance Company a filing for a rate level change in physicians and surgeons liability rates.

   The company requests to increase primary base rates by an overall 59% effective January 1, 2003. Additionally, the company proposes to revise the Claims Made step factors, specialty and class relativities, territory definitions and relativities, increase limit factors for coverage in excess of $1 million and other changes as described in the filing.

   Unless formal administrative action is taken prior to October 30, 2002, the subject filing may be deemed approved by operation of law.

   Copies of the filing will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal working hours at the Department's regional offices in Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Erie, PA.

   Interested parties are invited to submit written comments, suggestions or objections to Ken Creighton, ACAS, Insurance Department, Bureau of Regulation of Rates and Policies, Room 1311, Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA 17120 (e-mail at within 30 days after publication of this notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

Insurance Commissioner

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 02-1460. Filed for public inspection August 16, 2002, 9:00 a.m.]

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