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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 05-790


HealthAmerica; Employer Group Size Two+ Demographic Methodology; Rate Filing

[35 Pa.B. 2479]

   On April 4, 2005, the Insurance Department (Department) received a filing from HealthAmerica to demographically rate all new employer groups with two or more eligible employees and all renewing groups with two or more enrolled subscribers, with the exception of those groups eligible for Group Specific Community Rating or Experience Rating. The proposed rating factors include industry factors, age/gender member factors and area factors (zip code). The proposed effective date is July 1, 2005, for groups of size 51+. Groups of size 2 to 50 will be subject to the rating methodology at a later date.

   Unless formal administrative action is taken prior to July 6, 2005, the subject filing may be deemed approved by operation of law.

   A copy of the filing is available on the Department's website at Under the Quick Links section, click on the link ''Rate Filings Published in the PA Bulletin.''

   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, within 30 days after publication of this notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

Insurance Commissioner

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 05-790. Filed for public inspection April 22, 2005, 9:00 a.m.]

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