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Public hearings

The Division of Financial Regulation holds public hearings for rate requests involving individual and small employer health plans. Initial 2022 rate and county coverage information can be found here.

Our review: The Division of Financial Regulation considers a variety of factors in determining whether a rate proposal is justified. Learn more

Questions? Call Ethan Baldwin at 503-947-7660.

Scheduled rate hearings

View hearing videos

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

  • BridgeSpan Health Company
  • Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon
  • Samaritan Health Plans, Inc.

Web meeting:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/835521885
Phone only: 1 (571) 317-3122,
Access Code: 835-521-885

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

  • Moda Health Plan, Inc.
  • PacificSource Health Plans

Web meeting:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/471804565
Phone only: 1 (646) 749-3122,
Access Code: 471-804-565

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

  • Health Net Health Plan of Oregon, Inc.
  • UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company
  • UnitedHealthcare of Oregon, Inc.
  • Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company

Web meeting:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/396759213
Phone only: 1 (224) 501-3412,
Access Code: 396-759-213

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the NW
  • Providence Health Plan

Web meeting:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/974683773
Phone only: 1 (224) 501-3412,
Access Code: 974-683-773

 

Where: Hearings will be virtual – Do not visit the Labor and Industries Building in Salem.

Watch Online: Meetings will be held virtually through the GoToMeeting application. Links to the meetings will be posted on this page.

You can watch the hearing from your computer via live web meeting. The following page will provide a link to the public hearing: https://dfr.oregon.gov/healthrates/public-hearings/Pages/index.aspx

Comment: The online public comment period for rate review closes at 11:59 p.m. June 29, 2021. After that time, you can provide comments during the scheduled public hearings July 6 to July 7.

You can comment on the company's rate request in any of the following ways:

  • During the web meeting: To testify by phone or web meeting, please e-mail stephen.w.kooyman@oregon.gov by 8:30 a.m. July 6, 2021, with your name and phone number and then join the web meeting at the links posted on the day of the hearing. We will call on you during the public testimony portion of the hearing.
  • Online.Click here to comment online and view the company's rate request documents.

There are no currently scheduled hearings

Watch videos from prior hearings

April 12, 2021 

2021 4Q Small Group Health Plan rate review
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the NW

December 10, 2020 

2021 2Q Small Group Health Plan Rate Review
UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company

July 8, 2020 

Health Net Health Plan of Oregon, Inc.
UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company
UnitedHealthcare of Oregon, Inc.
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the NW
Providence Health Plan

July 7, 2020 

BridgeSpan Health Company
Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon
Samaritan Health Plans, Inc.
Moda Health Plan, Inc.
PacificSource Health Plans

Watch hearing

Comment: The public comment period for rate review closes at 11:59 p.m. July 8, 2020. There are two ways to comment on a company's rate request:

  • During the web meeting: To testify by phone or email, send a note to stephen.w.kooyman@oregon.gov by 11 a.m. July 6, with your name and phone number and then join the web meeting at the link posted on the day of the hearing. We will call on you during the public testimony portion of the hearing.
  • Online.Click here to comment online and view the company's rate request documents.

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