Wyo. Stat. § 26-43-102. Operation of the pool; board membership; board powers and duties: Wyoming Health Insurance Pool Act – Wyoming

Status: Enacted
Year Enacted: 1990
Year Amended: 2010
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There is created a nonprofit entity known as the Wyoming health insurance pool. All insurers issuing health insurance in this state and to the extent not preempted by federal law, insurance arrangements providing health plan benefits in this state on and after July 1, 1990, are members of the pool. The board shall submit to the commissioner a plan of operation for the pool and any amendments to the plan necessary or suitable to assure the fair, reasonable and equitable administration of the pool. The board shall also establish for each eligibility level appropriate rates, rate schedules, rate adjustments, expense allowances, agents’ referral fees, claim reserve formulas and any other actuarial functions appropriate to the operation of the pool. Rates and rate schedules may be adjusted for appropriate risk factors such as age and area variation in claim cost and shall take into consideration appropriate risk factors in accordance with established actuarial and underwriting practices. This act is not effective after June 30, 2020 (Wyo. Stat. § 26-43-113).

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