The Maryland Insurance Administration will conduct a public hearing on specific rate increase requests being made by certain Long -Term Care Insurance carriers operating in Maryland. The hearing will focus on several rate increase requests before the Maryland Insurance Administration. In the individual long-term care market, these include requests from Genworth Life Insurance Company. The purpose of the hearing is for insurance company officials to explain the reasons for the rate increases and for the MIA to consider whether the proposed rate increase complies with Maryland's laws and regulations relating to long-term care insurance. Interested stakeholders will also have the opportunity to provide comments at the hearing. Prior to the hearing, copies of each company's actuarial memorandum will be posted to the Maryland Insurance Administration's website.
Form numbers impacted by the rate request are outlined below:
Genworth Life Insurance Company: 7030R, 7032R, 7000AP, 7020BB, 7020V, 7035AT, 7042MD, 7044MD, 7042MD Rev, 7044MD Rev
The hearing will be held in a hybrid format, both in-person, and concurrently via Zoom.
The in-person portion of the hearing will be held at the following time and location:
Tuesday, December 5, 2023
1 P.M. to 4 P.M.
Maryland Insurance Administration, 24th Floor, Hearing Room
200 St. Paul Place
Baltimore, MD, 21202
The Zoom dial-in information is below:
Zoom Gov link: https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1601066307
Dial-in: (646) 828-7666
Webinar ID: 160 106 6307
Information for the Maryland Relay Service can be found at doit.maryland.gov/mdrelay
If you wish to provide oral testimony, please RSVP to Nancy Muehlberger. Testimony will only be heard from those who have RSVP'd in advance of the public hearing. Written comments and RSVPs should be sent to Nancy Muehlberger by November 28, 2023, either by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
or by mail to 200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700, Baltimore, Md. 21202 or by fax to 410-468-2038.
Questions regarding this hearing should be directed to Nancy Muehlberger by phone to 410-468-2050, or by e-mail to Nancy.Muehlberger@maryland.gov
Complaints regarding individual policy premium rates, premium increases or particular policy provisions should be directed to the Consumer Complaints Unit. Please call 410-468-2244 or visit the following website for more information on how to file a complaint: http://insurance.maryland.gov/Consumer/pages/FileAComplaint.aspx