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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