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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 07-1952


Independence Blue Cross; Nongroup Basic Blue Cross Rate Adjustment Filing No. 15-P-07; Rate Filing

[37 Pa.B. 5701]
[Saturday, October 20, 2007]

   On October 1, 2007, the Insurance Department (Department) received from Independence Blue Cross a filing for a rate adjustment for Nongroup Basic Blue Cross hospitalization program.

   The company requests an average rate increase of 19.24%. This will affect about 3,800 contractholders and will produce additional income of about $2.5 million annually. The requested effective date of the change is January 1, 2008.

   Unless formal administrative action is taken prior to January 3, 2008, the subject filing may be deemed approved by operation of law.

   A copy of the filing is available on the Department's website at 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 office in Harrisburg.

   Interested parties are invited to submit written comments, suggestions or objections to James Sabater, Insurance Department, Insurance Product Regulation and Market Enforcement, Room 1311, Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA 17120,, no later than November 18, 2007.

Acting Insurance Commissioner

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 07-1952. Filed for public inspection October 19, 2007, 9:00 a.m.]

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