Tag: Department of Managed Health Care

Updated: California Legislature Passes Insurance-Related Bills Prior to Ending 2012 Session

The California Legislature’s regular 2012 session ended on August 31. In the last days of the session, legislators passed hundreds of bills, including several insurance-related measures. Here are noteworthy insurance-related bills that were passe…

California Legislature Passes Insurance-Related Bills Prior to Ending 2012 Session

The California Legislature’s regular 2012 session ended on August 31. In the last days of the session, legislators passed hundreds of bills, including several insurance-related measures. Here are noteworthy insurance-related bills that were passe…

Rate Regulation Bill Applicable to Health Care Service Plans and Health Insurers Passed by California Assembly

By John M. LeBlanc and Jason C. Love
On June 1, 2011, the California State Assembly passed AB 52, which was initially introduced in December 2010.
Beginning January 1, 2012, the bill would require health care service plans and health insurers in Calif…

Rate Regulation Bill Applicable to Health Care Service Plans and Health Insurers Passed by California Assembly

By John M. LeBlanc and Jason C. Love
On June 1, 2011, the California State Assembly passed AB 52, which was initially introduced in December 2010.
Beginning January 1, 2012, the bill would require health care service plans and health insurers in Califo…

California Department of Managed Health Care Releases Draft Guidance Concerning SB 1163

By John M. LeBlanc and Jason C. Love
On April 22, 2011, the California Department of Managed Health Care (“DMHC”) released draft Letter No. 8-K, which is designed to provide health care service plans with guidance concerning SB 1163. T…

Guidelines for Health Insurers Requesting Rate Increase Issued by California Insurance Commissioner (SB 1163)

On February 4, 2011, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones released draft guidelines for implementing SB 1163 (“Guidance 1163:2”).
SB 1163, signed by former Governor Schwarzenegger on September 30, 2010, responds to the federal Patie…

Guidelines for Health Insurers Requesting Rate Increase Issued by California Insurance Commissioner (SB 1163)

by Marina Karvelas
On February 4, 2011, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones released draft guidelines for implementing SB 1163 (“Guidance 1163:2”).
SB 1163, signed by former Governor Schwarzenegger on September 30, 2010, responds t…