(A) The superintendent of insurance may contract with qualified persons to make recommendations concerning the determinations required to be made by the superintendent relative to an expansion of a service area pursuant to division (C) of section 1751.03 of the Revised Code, an application for a certificate of authority pursuant to sections 1751.04 and 1751.05 of the Revised Code, a contractual periodic prepayment or premium rate pursuant to section 1751.12 of the Revised Code, and an examination pursuant to division (B) of section 1751.34 of the Revised Code. The recommendations may be accepted in full or in part, or may be rejected, by the superintendent .
The total cost of a contract with a qualified person pursuant to this division shall represent the fair market value of the services provided and shall be borne by the health insuring corporation that is the subject of the determination required to be made by the superintendent .
(B) No qualified person placed on contract by the superintendent pursuant to division (A) of this section shall have a conflict of interest with the department of insurance or the health insuring corporation.
Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9,HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.
Effective Date: 03-22-1999