CHAPTER 27-4.7
Risk-Based Capital (RBC) For Health Organizations Act

SECTION 27-4.7-10

§ 27-4.7-10 Supplemental provisions – Rules – Exemption.

(a) The provisions of this chapter are supplemental to any other provisions of the laws of this state, and shall not preclude or limit any other powers or duties of the commissioner under those laws, including, but not limited to, chapters 41, 19, 20, 20.1, 20.2, 20.3, 14.1, 14.2, and 14.3 of this title. The provisions of this chapter shall supersede any provisions of this title in conflict with this chapter.

(b) The commissioner may adopt reasonable rules necessary for the implementation of this chapter.

(c) The commissioner may exempt from the application of this chapter or modify the requirements of this chapter for:

(1) A domestic health organization that:

(i) Writes direct business only in this state;

(ii) Assumes no reinsurance in excess of five percent (5%) of direct premium written; and

(iii) Writes direct annual premiums for comprehensive medical business of two million dollars ($2,000,000) or less; or

(iv) Is a limited health service organization that covers less than two thousand (2,000) lives; or

(2) A domestic health organization that provides a plan of health insurance, health benefits, or health services to members, eighty-five percent (85%) or greater of which are participants in the RIte Care program administered by the State of Rhode Island, if the health organization has contracts with insurers, hospital or medical service corporations, governments, or other organizations that are sufficient to reasonably assure the performance of its obligations; provided, that in no event shall the net worth or total adjusted capital requirement be less than one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000).

History of Section.
(P.L. 2000, ch. 178, § 1; P.L. 2000, ch. 200, § 11; P.L. 2000, ch. 229, § 11; P.L. 2008, ch. 475, § 75.)