HB 1379 - FINAL VERSION
HOUSE BILL 1379
SPONSORS: Rep. Hunt, Ches. 11; Rep. Butler, Carr. 7; Sen. Lasky, Dist 13
COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs
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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
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.
Approved: May 15, 2018
Effective Date: August 13, 2018
|Jan. 18, 2018||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 20, 2018||House||Exec Session|
|March 6, 2018||House||Floor Vote|
|March 20, 2018||Senate||Hearing|
|April 5, 2018||Senate||Floor Vote|
|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|