Health Insurance Rate Increase Requests and Public Comments
Health Insurance companies are required to send you a notice about a proposed premium rate increase when they file their application with DFS to increase the rate. The notice should state that an application has been filed and that you can review the application on this website and that you may also submit comments about the premium increase.
- Comments submitted should only apply to open applications.
- Please submit your comments within 30 days of the date a filing is posted on the Department website.
- Comments received may be posted on this website. Personal contact information will NOT be shown.
- Including your contact information (address & telephone number) is optional, and will not be made public.
Comments will be considered by Department staff as they review insurance rates change filings for compliance with Department guidelines and actuarial standards.
Submit Comments Online
To submit a comment about an insurer's request for a health insurance rate increase use our secure DFS Portal:
Submit Comments by Mail
To send comments by mail please use the following address:
Health Bureau - Premium Rate Adjustments
New York State Department of Financial Services
One Commerce Plaza
Albany, NY 12257