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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 13-251


Notice to Medical Malpractice Insurance Carriers; Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Data Call (Act 13 of 2002 Data Call)

[43 Pa.B. 943]
[Saturday, February 9, 2013]

 Each year, the Insurance Department (Department) conducts routine data calls to companies licensed or approved to write medical malpractice insurance in this Commonwealth. Data calls are used to monitor the medical malpractice insurance marketplace and to collect data for statutory reports.

 This year, the Department is requesting additional information as required by the Insurance Commissioner under section 711(d)(3) of the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (MCARE) Act (40 P. S. § 1303.711(d)(3)). This data will be used to study the availability of additional basic coverage capacity in the Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice marketplace.

 Each insurer providing medical professional liability insurance in this Commonwealth is required to file the data no later than April 1, 2013.

 To take advantage of e-commerce efficiencies, the Department is conducting the data call using Internet capabilities. The cover letter, exhibits and templates were made available on the Department's web site (www. on February 1, 2013. An e-mail announcing the data call was also sent on February 1, 2013, to all medical malpractice insurers with positive direct premiums written for 2011.

 Consistent with other data calls, the Department will consider the data submitted as proprietary and handle it accordingly.

 Insurers having positive direct premiums written for 2011 must submit data in response to this data call. The Department has identified these insurers in Exhibit 2 of the data call. Data for more than one insurer may not be combined into a single submission.

 Questions regarding this data call should be directed to Jim Di Santo, Insurance Department, Office of Insurance Product Regulation, 1311 Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA 17120, (717) 783-2118,

Insurance Commissioner

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 13-251. Filed for public inspection February 8, 2013, 9:00 a.m.]

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