The Commissioner of the Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (“Department”) hereby gives notice of his intent to conduct a public hearing to review the 2020 individual and small group health insurance rates proposed by carriers offering health benefit plans in the individual and small business market in the District of Columbia.
The hearing will be held at 5:30 pm on Monday, June 10, 2019 at One Judiciary Square, 441 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001 in the Old Council Chambers.
The Department invites the public to testify or submit written testimony. Any person or organization wishing to testify at the hearing should contact the Department via email at [email protected] or at (202) 442-8571 by 5 pm on Friday, June 7, 2019 to have their names added to the witness list. This deadline has been extended from May 31 to encourage additional participation by the public.
Each witness should provide his or her name, telephone number, email address (if any), organizational affiliation (if any) and title (if any). Witnesses should bring five copies of their written testimony. If a party or witness is deaf, has a hearing impairment, or otherwise cannot readily understand or communicate in English, he or she may apply to the Department for the appointment of a qualified interpreter. In addition, if any hearing attendee requires other special accommodations, he or she should contact the Department at (202) 442-8571 by 5 pm on Friday, June 7, 2019.
Written statements should be sent to the same email address prior to the record closing by 5 pm on Monday, June 24, 2019.