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Public Access to PPACA Health Insurance Filings

The Health Filing Access Interface (HFAI)

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is a federal statute that was signed into law on March 23, 2010. As part of the reform, states are encouraged to make health filings that meet PPACA eligibility requirements accessible to interested parties via the internet. The Health Filing Access Interface (HFAI) was developed in response to this request. Interested parties can use the HFAI to search and review PPACA-related filings submitted to the state since June 10, 2010. All filings are subject to the state's public access statute. While all PPACA-related filings will display in the search, interested parties will only be able to view the details of the filing if it was marked eligible for public access by the state.

Click the following link to search the Health Filing Access Interface:

Click here to Search Public Filings

For support please contact Sarah Hewett

Small Group Rate Filings

The rates below are filed for information, but the Bureau will review these filings to consider whether the revised rates proposed are excessive, inadequate, or unfairly discriminatory, in violation of 24-A M.R.S.A. § 2736, and whether the rates otherwise meet the requirements of the Maine Insurance Code and rules.  To view these filings and make comments use the link above to “Search Public Filings” and enter the SERFF tracking number for the desired filing.

  • Anthem Healthplans of Maine filed an average non-weighted 11.4% annual rate increase that will affect 7,280 members in the Small Group products for the second quarter of 2013 renewals. The actual HHS Threshold rate increase for second quarter 2013 is 19.9% for HMO plans, 13.2% for CDHP plans and 12.7% for PPO plans. The filing may be found under SERFF Filing#: AWLP-128874654.
  • Aetna Life Insurance Company has filed proposed rates for its small group Preferred Provider and Fee for Service Indemnity products that exceeds the average 10% threshold to be effective March 1, 2013. The filing includes an explanation of an average 10.64% proposed increase and may be found under SERFF Filing#: AETN-128825746. Click here to view Aetna's filing on

If you would like to comment on the rate filings, please contact us by email,, or send correspondence to the following address:

Bureau of Insurance
Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation
#34 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0034