Maine Revised Statutes

§2839. Rates filed

A policy of group or blanket health insurance may not be delivered in this State until a copy of the rates to be used in calculating the premium for these policies has been filed for informational purposes with the superintendent. The filing must include the base rates and a description of any procedures to be used to adjust the base rates to reflect factors including but not limited to age, gender, health status, claims experience, group size and coverage of dependents. Notwithstanding this section, rates for group Medicare supplement, nursing home care or long-term care insurance contracts and for certain association groups and other groups specified in section 2701, subsection 2, paragraph C must be filed in accordance with section 2736. Rates for small group health insurance subject to section 2808-B are subject to the additional filing requirements specified in that section. A filing required under this section must be made electronically in a format required by the superintendent unless exempted by rule adopted by the superintendent. Rules adopted pursuant to this section are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A. [2011, c. 238, Pt. C, §1 (AMD).]

1979, c. 558, §10 (NEW). 1979, c. 663, §149 (RAL). 1985, c. 648, §11 (AMD). 2003, c. 428, §E2 (AMD). 2009, c. 14, §5 (AMD). 2011, c. 238, Pt. C, §1 (AMD).