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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 07-1457


Highmark Blue Shield; Direct Pay Guaranteed Issue PPO High Deductible Health Plans (Central Region); Rate Filing

[37 Pa.B. 4497]
[Saturday, August 11, 2007]

   By filing No. 1A-HDHP/CDP/GI-07-HBS, Highmark Blue Shield requests approval to increase rates for its Direct Pay Guaranteed Issue PPO High Deductible Health Plan. The filing requests an average rate change of 15% or $63.45 per contract per month. This will affect about 900 contractholders and will produce additional income of about $696,000 annually. The requested effective date of the change is January 1, 2008.

   Unless formal administrative action is taken prior to October 24, 2007, the subject filing may be deemed approved by operation of law.

   A copy of the filing is available on the Insurance Department's (Department) website at www.ins.state. Under the Quick Links section, click on the link ''Rate Filings Published in the PA Bulletin.''

   Copies of the filing are also available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal working hours at the Department's Harrisburg office.

   Interested parties are invited to submit written comments, suggestions or objections to Cherri Sanders-Jones, Insurance Department, Insurance Product Regulation and Market Enforcement, Room 1311, Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA 17120,, within 30 days after publication of this notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

Acting Insurance Commissioner

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 07-1457. Filed for public inspection August 10, 2007, 9:00 a.m.]

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