HB1379 (2018) Detail

Relative to confidentiality of forms and rates.


CHAPTER 37

HB 1379 - FINAL VERSION

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2628

01/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1379

 

AN ACT relative to confidentiality of forms and rates.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Hunt, Ches. 11; Rep. Butler, Carr. 7; Sen. Lasky, Dist 13

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill clarifies when forms and rates filed with the insurance department are open to the public.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2628

01/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to confidentiality of forms and rates.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

37:1  New Section; Insurance Department; Confidentiality; Forms and Rates.  Amend RSA 400-A by inserting after section 15-d the following new section:

400-A:15-e  Confidentiality; Forms and Rates.

I.  Forms and rates that are filed for review in accordance with Title XXXVII shall be confidential pending approval.

II.  An approved filing and any supporting information that is not otherwise exempt from disclosure by law or rule, shall be open to public inspection on or after the date the filing is approved or its effective date, whichever is later, provided however, that for health filings for markets in which there is a specific, mandatory open enrollment period established by law, forms and rates shall be available for public review no later than the first day of the mandated open enrollment period.

III.  In accordance with RSA 91-A:5, IV, any information submitted as part of the form and rate review process that is required to be held confidential by law, including commercial and proprietary trend assumptions, proprietary predictive models, and any other commercial or proprietary information and supporting documentation, shall not be disclosed.

37:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 90 days after its passage.

 

Approved: May 15, 2018

Effective Date: August 13, 2018

Links

HB1379 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 18, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 20, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
March 20, 2018 Senate Hearing
April 5, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1379 Revision: 3890 Date: May 25, 2018, 11:24 a.m.
HB1379 Revision: 3364 Date: April 5, 2018, 10:51 a.m.
HB1379 Revision: 2142 Date: Nov. 8, 2017, 11:51 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 1 P. 8
Jan. 18, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/18/2018 02:00 PM LOB 302
Feb. 20, 2018 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/20/2018 09:30 AM LOB 302
Feb. 21, 2018 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/21/2018 09:30 AM LOB 302
Feb. 20, 2018 Executive Session: 02/20/2018 LOB 302
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 20-0; CC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/06/2018 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 9 P. 5
March 6, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 9
March 13, 2018 Introduced 03/13/2018 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 7
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 7
March 20, 2018 Hearing: 03/20/2018, Room 100, SH, 02:15 pm; SC 13
April 5, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/05/2018; SC 15
April 5, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/05/2018; SJ 11
April 12, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 04/12/2018); SJ 13
April 19, 2018 Enrolled 04/19/2018 HJ 13 P. 2
May 15, 2018 Signed by Governor Sununu 05/15/2018; Chapter 37; Eff. 8/13/2018