2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 17B:26A-5 - Regulations

17B:26A-5. Regulations

5. The commissioner shall promulgate regulations to effectuate and enforce the provisions of P.L.1982, c.94 (C. 17B:26A-1 et seq.) and any regulations which are necessary to conform medicare supplement policies and certificates with federal law. These regulations shall include, but not be limited to:

a. Establishment of minimum standards for benefits, claim payments, marketing and reporting practices and compensation arrangements;

b. Establishment of a uniform methodology for calculating and reporting loss ratios, and requiring refunds or credits if the policies or certificates do not meet loss ratio requirements;

c. Establishment of a process for filing of all requests for premium increases and rate changes, which may include public hearings as determined appropriate by the commissioner prior to approval of any premium increases;

d. Assurance of access by the public to policy, premium and loss ratio information; and

e. Establishment of standards for Medicare Select policies and certificates at such time as this State is authorized under federal law to authorize Medicare Select policies and certificates.

L.1982,c.94,s.5; amended 1992,c.163,s.4.

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