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February 19, 2010

     BCBSRI response to Direct Pay Rate Order

Direct Pay is the BCBSRI insurance product for individuals who do not have access to employer-based health insurance. This decision is independent from proposed rate factors for large and small groups which is currently before the Commissioner.


February 8, 2010

OHIC Issues Direct Pay Rate Order

The Health Insurance Commissioner, Christopher F. Koller issued his decision on the requested rate increase for Direct Pay Products issued by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (Blue Cross).
In the order, Koller said the terms of the stipulation agreement reached by Blue Cross and the Office of the Attorney General inadequately addressed Blue Cross’s obligations and disallowed certain costs allocated to the Direct Pay Product.

     PR Direct Pay 2010
     2010 Direct Pay Order and Decision

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