(a) A health insurance carrier offering group or individual health insurance coverage of a health benefit plan, including a grandfathered health plan, shall comply with the provisions of Section 2718 [42 U.S.C. § 300gg-18] of the Public Health Service Act as amended by the federal Affordable Care Act, in accordance with regulations adopted thereunder.
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 27-18-75
- Affordable Care Act: means the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, as amended by the federal Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, and federal regulations adopted thereunder. See Rhode Island General Laws 27-18-1.1.
- Grandfathered health plan: means any group health plan or health insurance coverage subject to 42 U. See Rhode Island General Laws 27-18-1.1.
- health benefit plan: means health insurance coverage and a group health plan, including coverage provided through an association plan if it covers Rhode Island residents. See Rhode Island General Laws 27-18-1.1.
- Health insurance carrier: means a person, firm, corporation or other entity subject to the jurisdiction of the commissioner under this chapter. See Rhode Island General Laws 27-18-1.1.
(b) Health insurance carriers required to report medical loss ratio and rebate calculations and other medical loss ratio and rebate information to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shall concurrently file such information with the commissioner.
(P.L. 2012, ch. 256, § 2; P.L. 2012, ch. 262, § 2.)