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In compliance with the NY Prior Approval Law, UHC mailed Small Businesses a Final Notification Letter notice on April 28, 2015, to our Oxford and UnitedHealthcare small group and HMO subscribers and certificate holders (“subscribers”) who have a policy renewal date in the third quarter, July 1 through September 1, 2015. The final notice informs subscribers of the rate change approximately 60 days before the effective date of the change. Please
be aware that, in compliance with the New York Prior Approval law, we mailed a final notice on April 28, 2015, to our Oxford and UnitedHealthcare small group and HMO subscribers and certificate holders (“subscribers”) who have a
policy renewal date in the third quarter, July 1 through September 1, 2015. The final notice informs subscribers of the rate change approximately 60 days before the effective date of the change.

The subscriber notices for third quarter renewals will be mailed on a monthly schedule, beginning April 28, at or around the same time that we issue the renewal package to the group:

•    April 28, 2015, for July 1, 2015 renewals
•    May 29, 2015, for August 1, 2015 renewals
•    June 26, 2015, for September 1, 2015 renewals

An initial notice reporting our application for the rate adjustment was mailed to these subscribers in June 2014, at the time of our application filing with the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS).
For your convenience, the table below shows the rate adjustment (requested percentage rate increases approved by DFS) for these subscribers, by platform and plan type. Samples of the final subscriber notices are attached.

New York Prior Approval Final Notices for Q3 2015 Renewals

Platform   Plan Type  Notice To  Renewal Date  Requested % Increase
 Oxford  EPO  Subscribers  July - September 2015 2.50 percent
 Oxford  HMO  Subscribers  July - September 2015 8.43 percent
 Oxford  PPO  Subscribers  July - September 2015 2.86 percent
 Oxford Healthy NY Small Group July - September 2015 14.36 percent
 UHIC EPO Subscribers July - September 2015 0.92 percent
 UHIC PPO Subscribers July - September 2015 0.92 percent

          
Please note:
•    These rates reflect the current plan in place and are subject to change based on any benefit changes implemented at renewal
•    The approved rates are reflected in the group’s renewal letter
o    A separate rate notification decision letter will not be mailed