1751.27 Deposit of securities with superintendent or custodian.

(A) Each health insuring corporation holding a certificate of authority to operate in this state shall have deposited securities with the superintendent of insurance or an approved custodian in the amount required by this division.

(1) Each health insuring corporation authorized to provide basic health care services shall maintain a deposit of not less than two hundred fifty thousand dollars.

(2) Each health insuring corporation authorized to provide only supplemental health care services shall maintain a deposit of not less than one hundred fifty thousand dollars.

(3) Each health insuring corporation authorized to provide only specialty health care services shall maintain a deposit of not less than seventy-five thousand dollars.

(4) Each health insuring corporation authorized to provide both basic health care services and supplemental health care services shall maintain a deposit of not less than four hundred thousand dollars.

(5) Each health insuring corporation authorized to provide both basic health care services and specialty health care services shall maintain a deposit of not less than three hundred twenty-five thousand dollars.

(B) The securities deposited under division (A) of this section shall be held as security for the fulfillment of the obligations of the health insuring corporation to its enrollees under this chapter.

(C) The interest from the deposit made under division (A) of this section shall accrue to the health insuring corporation that made the deposit. The deposit shall be considered to be an admitted asset of the health insuring corporation.

(D) The superintendent shall adopt rules setting forth the qualifications and responsibilities of an approved custodian.

Effective Date: 06-04-1997