MVB Child Covered Lives FAQ
C01. What is the Maine Vaccine Board?
C02. What is the 2010/2011 MVB assessment rate and how was it determined?
C03. Where can I find more details about the MVB assessment rate calculation?
C04. What if MVB collects too little?
C05. What if MVB collects too much?
C06. How is each entity’s share determined?
C07. Are all lives covered or just child covered lives?
C08. Are individuals over age 18 counted?
C09. Are child covered lives under ERISA plans covered?
C10. What if I do not know the specific address where the child resides, and am unable, therefore, to determine with certainty wh...
C11. Do both the employer and the insurer or TPA administering the plan benefits pay the assessment for a given child?
C12. When is the assessment payment due?
C13. Must I still report each year even if I have no covered lives?
C14. What do I report if the only plans I administer have no medical benefits?
C15. Must I report each quarter if I have no medical benefits?
C16. What about college plans?
C17. What if a child from a Maine primary insured attends school out of state—is that life counted?
C18. Does the assessment apply to Maine children who are full time students outside the State of Maine?
C19. Are stop-loss and limited benefit medical products assessable?
C20. What if my TPA only provides premium billing services for a fully insured plan and does not handle any claims administration?
C21. Are accident only and hospital indemnity plans subject to the assessment?
C22. If we administer only health savings accounts are we required to report covered lives?
C23. What if I’m still not sure if I have to count certain child lives?