Health Maintenance Organizations

SECTION 27-41-34

§ 27-41-34. Health maintenance organizations' assessment.

(a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, each domestic HMO shall be charged an assessment to partially support the activities of the division of insurance in the department of business regulation.

(b) Each domestic HMO assessment shall be determined in accordance with the following ratio: (1) by dividing the HMO total direct premiums by the total direct premiums, including annuities, less policyholder dividends of all domestic insurance companies plus the total direct premiums of domestic companies licensed or regulated pursuant to chapters 19, 20, 20.1, 20.2, 20.3, 25, and 41 of this title, and chapter 62 of title 42; (2) and then by multiplying the resulting ratio times two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000).

(c) The minimum assessment charged shall be the greater of the sum determined by subsection (b) of this section or one thousand dollars ($1,000).

History of Section.
(P.L. 1990, ch. 65, art. 29, § 8; P.L. 2002, ch. 292, § 85.)