Oregon Statutes - Chapter 743 - Health and Life Insurance - Section 743.010 - Health insurance policy and health benefit plan forms; rules.

In addition to all other powers of the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services with respect thereto, the director may issue rules with respect to policy forms and health benefit plan forms described in ORS 742.005 (6)(a) and (b):

(1) Establishing minimum benefit standards;

(2) Requiring the ratio of benefits to premiums to be not less than a specified percentage in order to be considered reasonable, and requiring the periodic filing of data that will demonstrate the insurerís compliance; and

(3) Establishing requirements intended to discourage duplication or overlapping of coverage and replacement, without regard to the advantage to policyholders, of existing policies by new policies. [1979 c.857 §2; 1997 c.96 §1; 1999 c.987 §4a]

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