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BULLETIN 359

HEALTH INSURANCE EMERGENCY PLANNING AND PROCEDURES (EMERGENCY RULE) 30 DAY EXTENSION AND ALTERNATIVE NOTIFICATION FOR INSURERS WITH LESS THAN 500 COVERED LIVES

Maine Insurance Rule Chapter 765, Health Insurance Emergency Planning and Procedures (Emergency Rule), was effective on June 16, 2009 and is posted on the Bureau of Insurance website at http://www.maine.gov/pfr/insurance/laws_rules.htm.

Sections 6 and 7 of the Rule require health carriers to submit specified information to the Bureau by July 16, 2009.

Some insurers have requested an extension of time to submit the information. This bulletin serves as notice that an automatic extension is being granted. The specified information must be provided by August 14, 2009. Insurers that have less than 500 covered lives in Maine may file a statement with the Bureau indicating the number of covered lives in Maine in lieu of filing specified information.

Please either mail or email your response to:

USPS:
Mila Kofman, Superintendent
Bureau of Insurance
State House Station 34
Augusta, ME 04333
UPS, FEDEX or other:
Mila Kofman, Superintendent
Bureau of Insurance
124 Northern Avenue
Gardiner, ME 04345

 

or via email to: Lisa.A.Lewis@maine.gov. For more information contact Norm Stevens at norman.a.stevens@maine.gov or (207) 624-8418 or Thomas Record at thomas.m.record@maine.gov or (207) 624-8424.

 

July 17, 2009 ______________________________________
Mila Kofman
Superintendent

 

NOTE: This bulletin is intended solely for informational purposes. It is not intended to set forth legal rights, duties or privileges nor is it intended to provide legal advice. Readers should consult applicable statutes and regulations and contact the Bureau of Insurance if additional information is needed.

 

Last Updated: September 27, 2010