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Health Plan Management Toolkit and Filing Guidance
 Important Notices!

Ohio Filing Deadlines NEW!


2019 EHB Compliant Health Plans and 2018/2019 Student Health Plans


The Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI) has received questions regarding the deadlines for form, rate, and QHP Binder filings that support the 2019 EHB compliant plans as well as the 2018/2019 school year student health plans.  As you know, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has not yet finalized the HHS Notice of Benefits and Payment Parameters for 2019 Rule, the 2019 Letter to Issuers nor the Rate Review Timelines - 2019.  In order to meet the deadlines HHS has proposed for plan data submission, ODI is releasing the following tentative state deadlines.


As with last year, ODI may provide additional flexibility or updated guidance to Ohio carriers to accommodate potential changes that become necessary.


These state filing deadlines apply to form, rate and binder filings (if applicable) 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).


Please note, that the filing deadlines are different for student health plans vs. the individual and small group markets.


The filing deadlines are as follows:

Ohio Filing Deadline
Type of Filing

​​March 28, 2018

FORM AND RATE Filings for:

  •  All Student Health Plans
    - for the 2018/2019 School Year
April 30, 2018 FORM Filings for:
  • Individual & Small Group Health Plans (major medical plans and SADPs)
RATE Filings for:
  •  All SADPs
 - for the 2019 Plan Year
May 9, 2018
BINDER Filings for:
  • On-exchange Individual & Small Group major medical plans
  • On-exchange and/or off-exchange
    certified Individual & Small Group SADPs

 - for the 2019 Plan Year

June 15, 2018
RATE Filings for:
  • On-exchange Individual & Small Group major medical plans
 - for the 2019 Plan Year
August 13, 2018
RATE Filings for:
  • Off-exchange ONLY Individual &
     Small Group major medical plans

- for the 2019 Plan Year


Frequently Asked Questions​

 Click here to see the Plan Management Toolkit's Frequently Asked Questions.

The Ohio Department of Insurance welcomes your plan management questions. While we will not be responding to submitted questions one by one, we will post all questions and answers so all stakeholders will be able to see the information.
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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