Stephen C. Taylor, Commissioner of the Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (Department), hereby gives notice of the Department’s intent to conduct a public hearing on the results of its actuarial review of the 2020 proposed health insurance rates for individual and small group health benefits plans sold in the District of Columbia. The Department will receive testimony from the public before the Department makes a final determination on the proposed rates. The hearing will be held at 5:30 pm on Thursday, August 22, 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, August 16, 2019 to have their names added to the witness list. Each witness should provide his or her name, telephone number, email address (if any), organizational affiliation (if any) and title (if any). Written statements should be sent no later than 5 pm on August 22, 2019 to the email address above or mailed to the Department at District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking, 1050 First Street NE, Suite 801, Washington, DC 20002, Attention: Howard Liebers. Witnesses should bring five (5) 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, the party may apply to the Department for the appointment of a qualified interpreter at the hearing. 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, August 16, 2019.