Section: Failure to include affirmative action program; nullity of contract; violations; fine
5. The commissioner shall promulgate regulations to effectuate and enforce the provisions of this act and any regulations which are necessary to conform medicare supplement health care services provided under a medicare supplement contract or evidence of coverage with federal law. These regulations shall include, but not be limited to:
a. Establishment of minimum standards for benefits, claim payments, marketing and reporting practices and compensation arrangements;
b. Establishment of a uniform methodology for calculating and reporting loss ratios, and requiring refunds or credits if the medicare supplement contracts do not meet loss ratio requirements;
c. Establishment of a process for filing of all requests for premium increases and rate changes which may include public hearings as determined appropriate by the commissioner prior to approval of any premium increases;
d. Assurance of access by the public to policy, premium and loss ratio information; and
e. Establishment of standards for Medicare Select contracts at such time as this State is authorized under federal law to authorize Medicare Select contracts.
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