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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2014-00460

CCR details

Tracking Number 2014-00460
Type of Filing Emergency
Department 700 Department of Regulatory Agencies
Agency 702 Division of Insurance
CCR Number 3 CCR 702-4 Series 4-2

Proposed rule

Additional Information
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 emergency 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). The Division of Insurance finds, pursuant to § 24-4-103(6)(a), C.R.S., that immediate adoption of this regulation is imperatively necessary for the preservation of public health, safety, or welfare, in order to ensure consumers and carriers are aware of the upcoming open enrollment dates for 2015 coverage, to provide clarification to carriers concerning which health benefit plans are subject to the requirements of this regulation, and to comply with a federal law and federal regulation. Therefore, compliance with the requirements of § 24-4-103, C.R.S., would be contrary to the public interest.
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? No
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 AdoptedRules02014-00460.DOC
Emergency Justification EmergencyJustificationPathAttach2014-00460.doc
Adopted Date 05/13/2014
Emergency AGO requested date 05/13/2014
Attorney General Opinion 05/28/2014
Colorado Register publication date 06/10/2014
Effective Date 05/13/2014
Inserted into CCR 06/04/2014