Health Plan Informational Hearings Revised 11/25/09

All Hearings will be in Hearing Room A, Division of Insurance, One South Station, Boston, MA
All hearings begin at 10 A.M. One hour is allotted for each listed company, but due to the nature of the hearings, some may be longer or shorter. Certain companies listed below may not be able to attend every week. Please see the "Weekly Schedule" for a specific week's anticipated schedule.

Week 1: Company Cost Containment Initiatives

November 9

Tufts/ConnectiCare/Fallon

November 12

Neighborhood /United Healthcare/ Aetna/Harvard Pilgrim

November 13

Blue Cross/ Health New England/Assurant Companies/ Other Companies

Week 2: Health Benefit Design, Marketing and Administration

November 16

Tufts/ConnectiCare/Fallon

November 18

Neighborhood /United Healthcare/ Aetna/Harvard Pilgrim

November 20

Blue Cross/ Health New England/Assurant Companies/ Other Companies

Week 3: Consumer Services, Financial Systems and Regulatory Affairs

November 23

Tufts/ConnectiCare/Fallon

November 24

Neighborhood /United Healthcare/ Aetna/Harvard Pilgrim

November 25

Blue Cross/ Health New England/Assurant Companies/ Other Companies

Week 4: General Management Expenses and Claims Payment Systems

December 3

Neighborhood /Tufts /Harvard Pilgrim/ United Healthcare/ Aetna

December 4

Blue Cross/ Health New England/Assurant/ConnectiCare//Fallon/Other

Week 5: Provider Contracting and Network Management

December 9

Neighborhood /Tufts /Harvard Pilgrim/ United Healthcare/ Aetna

December 11

Blue Cross/ Health New England/Assurant/ConnectiCare/Fallon/Other

Week 6: Utilization Management and Claims Payment Trends

December 16

Neighborhood /Tufts /Harvard Pilgrim/ United Healthcare/ Aetna

December 18

Blue Cross/ Health New England/Assurant/ConnectiCare/Fallon/Other

Week 7: Premium Development for Whole Plan and Small Groups

December 22

Neighborhood /Tufts /Harvard Pilgrim/ United Healthcare/ Aetna

December 23

Blue Cross/ Health New England/Assurant/ConnectiCare /Fallon/Other

January Sessions As needed, including invitations to providers