(A) When the superintendent of insurance has cause to believe that grounds for the denial of an application for a certificate of authority exist, or that grounds for the suspension or revocation of a certificate of authority exist, the superintendent shall notify the applicant or health insuring corporation in writing, specifically stating the grounds for the denial, suspension, or revocation and setting a date of at least thirty days after the notification for a hearing on the matter.
(B) After the hearing authorized by division (A) of this section, or upon the failure of the applicant or health insuring corporation to appear at the hearing, the superintendent shall take such action as in accordance with law and the evidence. The action shall be set out in written findings which shall be mailed to the applicant or health insuring corporation . The action of the superintendent is subject to review in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.
(C) Chapter 119. of the Revised Code applies to proceedings under this section to the extent that it is not in conflict with divisions (A) and (B) of this section.
Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9,HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.
Effective Date: 06-04-1997