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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 97-1679


Medical Professional Liability Catastrophe Loss Fund; Surcharge Filing

[27 Pa.B. 5467]

   The Medical Professional Liability Catastrophe Loss Fund has filed for a 69% surcharge under the Health Care Services Malpractice Act (40 P. S. §§ 1301.101--1301.1006), commonly known as Act 111, as amended by Act 135 of 1996. The surcharge would be based on the prevailing primary premium for each health care provider. The prevailing primary premium would be determined using the schedule of approved Joint Underwriting Association (JUA) occurrence rates to be effective January 1, 1998. The surcharge applies to any new policies effective on or after January 1, 1998.

   Copies of the rate filing will be available for public inspection during normal working hours at the Insurance Department's offices in Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Erie.

   Interested parties are invited to submit comments, suggestions or objections in writing to Nabila Audi, Actuary, Pennsylvania Insurance Department, Bureau of Property and Casualty Insurance, 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. 97-1679. Filed for public inspection October 17, 1997, 9:00 a.m.]

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