2014 Kansas Statutes
Chapter 40 INSURANCE
Article 21 MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
40-2139 Commissions not administrative expenses for purposes of medical loss ratio.
40-2139. Commissions not administrative expenses for purposes of medical loss ratio. (a) Any portion of the health insurance premiums paid by consumers that are in fact passed through as commissions shall not be considered a part of administrative expenses and shall be excluded from all determinations of the medical loss ratio calculations when totaling the ratio of premiums paid by a consumer used for claims versus administrative expenses for a policy. Any portion of premiums identified as commissions must be paid to a nonemployee in order to be excluded. Any portion of the premiums retained by the insurance company or its employees must be considered as a part of the calculation of the medical loss ratio as administrative related income.
(b) For the purposes of this section, "commission" means commissions to agents, consultation fees, counseling fees, consultant fees, and similar advising or sales compensation to a nonemployee licensed agent.
History: L. 2013, ch. 97, § 13; July 1.
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