Health Insurance Commissioner Presents Priorities to CTC-RI Board of Directors

  • 12 Oct 2021

In September, the RI Health Insurance Commissioner Patrick Tigue, MPP presented an overview of OHIC’s behavioral health (BH) policy reform and regulatory enforcement to the CTC-RI Board of Directors. Joining the Commissioner were Marea Berni Tumber, MPD, JD, OHIC Principal Policy Associate and Courtney Miner, MPA, Sr.Policy Analyst, RI Department of Business Regulation to expand on their work with current BH efforts including:

  • Annual Benefit Coverage Document Review
  • Consumer and Provider Complaint Resolution
  • Affordability Standards and Integrated BH
  • Interagency BH Work

Board members were especially interested in hearing of the new OHIC BH priorities which include:

  • State Flexibility to Stabilize the Market Cycle II Grant (State Flexibility Cycle II Grant)
  • Next Generation Affordability Standards and BH Spending
  • Market Conduct Examinations
  • Enhanced Complaints Analysis
  • Children’s BH Network Adequacy