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Details of Tracking Number  2013-00758


CCR details

Tracking Number 2013-00758
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 700 Department of Regulatory Agencies
Agency 702 Division of Insurance
CCR Number 3 CCR 702-4 Series 4-2
CCR Title LIFE, ACCIDENT AND HEALTH, Series 4-2

Proposed rule

Rule ProposedRuleAttach2013-00758.DOC
Statutory Authority 10-1-109, 10-16-105(2)(b), 10-16-105.7(3)(c) and 10-16-109
Purpose/Objective of Rule The purpose of this regulation is to establish rules governing enrollment periods for individual and group health benefit plans in accordance with Article 16 of Title 10 of Colorado Revised Statutes, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, Pub. L. No. 111-148, 124 Stat. 119 (2010), and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, Pub. L. No. 111-152, 124 Stat. 1029 (2010), together referred to as the “Affordable Care Act” (ACA). This regulation replaces emergency regulation E-13-09 in its entirety.
Comments The regulation was amended to clarify that coverage effective dates for marriage and civil unions would be treated equally and the regulation was re-adopted on September 20, 2013. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Division of Insurance has terminated the rulemaking proceedings for proposed regulation 4-2-43, "Enrollment periods relating to individual and group health benefit plans" , without adoption of a rule. This rulemaking as been terminated as additional substantive language was identified for inclusion within the regulation. Revisions to the regulation are underway and a revised proposed regulation 4-2-43 will be noticed for hearing in the near future. A draft will be sent out for external review shortly, and comments are requested concerning the added language surrounding special enrollment periods and the ability of consumers to shop for a plan if they know a special enrollment triggering event will occur in the immediate future. [Note added 10/24/2013]
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Hearing Date 08/15/2013
Hearing Time 01:00 PM
Hearing Location 1560 Broadway, Ste 850, Denver CO 80202
Contact name Christine Gonzales-Ferrer
Contact title Rulemaking Coordinator
Contact telephone 303-894-2157
Contact email christine.gonzales-ferrer@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02013-00758.DOC
Redline Redline2013-00758.DOC
Adopted Date 09/20/2013
Attorney General Opinion 09/24/2013