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Form Filing Guidance


Updated information for the 2019 Plan Year
The following guidance provides form content and filing requirements and processes for ACA compliant non-grandfather individual, non-employer group, and small group plans.
This guidance is not exhaustive. Health plan issuers are responsible to review and comply with all applicable state and federal law.



Important Notices!

Updates Posted as of April 27, 2018
Ohio Form Filing Deadlines
2019 EHB Compliant Health Plans and 2018/2019 Student Health Plans
The form filing deadlines for (1) student health plans, (2) both on-exchange and off-exchange major medical plans and (3) both on-exchange and off-exchange certified Stand Alone Dental Plans (SADPs) are provided below:
Form Filing Market Type
Ohio Filing Deadline
Student Health Plans
  - for the 2018/2019 School Year
March 28, 2018
Individual &Small Group Health Plans
  - includes all amendments, endorsements, riders and new forms that will be used in 2019
April 30, 2018

Stand Alone Dental Plans (SADPs)

 May 21, 2018
2019 PY Supporting Document Requirements Updated 4/26/2018!
The following supporting documents are required (as applicable) for
2019 Plan Year ACA compliant form filings:*
Major Medical Form Filings:
            • ACA Compliant Major Medical Form Filing Checklist
            • EHB Locator
            • Off-Exchange Only Rx EHB Worksheet

Stand Alone Dental Plan (SADP) Form Filings:

            • Pediatric Stand-Alone Dental Plan Form Filing


* Use of 2018 supporting documents is also acceptable for 2019 PY filing submissions.



2018 PY Form Filing Guidance​ &
 Supporting Documents





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Ohio Department of Insurance
50 W. Town Street, Third Floor - Suite 300
Columbus, Ohio  43215
John Kasich, Governor | Jillian Froment, Director
General Info: 614-644-2658 | Consumer Hotline: 800-686-1526
Fraud Hotline: 800-686-1527 | OSHIIP Hotline: 800-686-1578