2011 ORS § 743.010¹
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 (Grounds for disapproval of policy forms) (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 insurers 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]