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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 99-1889


Capital Blue Cross and Pennsylvania Blue Shield; Community Rated Group Major Medical Program Limitation of Manipulation Therapy and Physical Therapy Benefits; Filing No. 99-EE

[29 Pa.B. 5785]

   By filing no. 99-EE, Capital Blue Cross and Pennsylvania Blue Shield propose to reduce rates by 3.1% for the Community Rated Major Medical Program. The proposed rate reduction is based on limiting coverage for manipulation therapy to 18 visits per year and physical therapy to 18 visits per year. This rate change will impact approximately 104,227 members. An effective date of January 1, 2000 is requested.

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

   Interested parties are invited to submit written comments, suggestions or objections to Bharat Patel, Actuary, Insurance Department, Accident and Health Bureau, Office of Rate and Policy Regulation, 1311 Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA 17120, within 30 days of publication of this notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

Insurance Commissioner

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 99-1889. Filed for public inspection November 5, 1999, 9:00 a.m.]

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