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Title 8: Banking and Insurance

Chapter 125: NONPROFIT MEDICAL SERVICE CORPORATIONS

8 V.S.A. § 4587. Filing and approval of contracts



[Section 4587 effective until January 1, 2014; see also section 4587 effective January 1, 2014 and note set out below.]§ 4587. Filing and approval of contracts

A medical service corporation which has received a permit from the Commissioner of Financial Regulation under section 4584 of this title shall not thereafter issue a contract to a subscriber or charge a rate therefor which is different from copies of contracts and rates originally filed with such Commissioner and approved by him or her at the time of the issuance to such medical service corporation of its permit, until it has filed copies of such contracts which it proposes to issue and the rates it proposes to charge therefor and the same have been approved by such Commissioner. Prior to approval, there shall be a public comment period pursuant to section 4062 of this title. Each such filing of a contract or the rate therefor shall be accompanied by payment to the Commissioner of a nonrefundable fee of $50.00. A medical service corporation shall file a plain language summary of rate increases pursuant to section 4062 of this title. (Amended 1985, No. 236 (Adj. Sess.), § 11; 1989, No. 225 (Adj. Sess.), § 25; 1991, No. 166 (Adj. Sess.), § 11; 1995, No. 180 (Adj. Sess.), § 38; 2011, No. 48, § 15c, eff. Jan. 1, 2012; 2011, No. 78 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. April 2, 2012.)


[Section 4587 effective January 1, 2014; see also section 4587 effective until January 1, 2014 set out above and note set out below.]§ 4587. Filing and approval of contracts

A medical service corporation which has received a permit from the Commissioner of Financial Regulation under section 4584 of this title shall not thereafter issue a contract to a subscriber or charge a rate therefor which is different from copies of contracts and rates originally filed with such Commissioner and approved by him or her at the time of the issuance to such medical service corporation of its permit, until it has filed copies of such contracts which it proposes to issue and the rates it proposes to charge therefor and the same have been approved by the Commissioner or the Green Mountain Care Board established in 18 V.S.A. chapter 220, as appropriate. Prior to approval, there shall be a public comment period pursuant to section 4062 of this title. Each such filing of a contract or the rate therefor shall be accompanied by payment to the Commissioner or the Board, as appropriate, of a nonrefundable fee of $150.00. A medical service corporation shall file a plain language summary of rate increases pursuant to section 4062 of this title. (Added 1985, No. 236 (Adj. Sess.), § 11; 1989, No. 225 (Adj. Sess.), § 25; 1991, No. 166 (Adj. Sess.), § 11; 1995, No. 180 (Adj. Sess.), § 38; 2011, No. 48, § 15c, eff. Jan. 1, 2012; 2011, No. 78 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. April 2, 2012; 2013, No. 79, § 5j, eff. Jan. 1, 2014.)