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American Samoa Rate Review Grants Award List

Cycle I Grant Application Summary

Samoa Grantee: American Samoa
Award Date: March 29, 2011
Award Amount: $1,000,000

  • Pursue Additional Authority: When American Samoa submitted its Cycle I application, it did not possess authority to collect or review health insurance premium rates. American Samoa plans to use its Cycle I grant funds to expand its authority to review and approve health insurance premium rate increases.
  • Expand the Scope of the Review Process: American Samoa plans to develop rigorous rate-filing requirements, including documentation of underlying factors influencing potential rate increases.
  • Improve the Review Process: American Samoa plans to develop operational protocols for rate review, compliance, and enforcement.

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