AdministrativeNotices and Open Records
ACT 44 DISCLOSURES
Chapter 7-A of Act 44 of 2009 mandates the annual disclosure of certain information by every entity which is party to a professional services contract with one or more pension funds. Act 44 disclosure requirements apply to contractors who provide professional pension services and receive payment of any kind from the Authority’s pension fund. The following Act 44 Disclosure Forms are an file at the Authority’s office:
RIGHT TO KNOW REQUESTS
Requests for records under the Pennsylvania Right to Know Law can be made by completing the Right to Know Request Form and contacting the Authority’s Right to Know Officer as listed below:
Gregory Olander, Director of Administration, Open Records Officer
PO Box 651
Hazleton, PA 18201
P 570-454-0851 F 570-454-1640
Email communication can be make using the Contacts page.
TRANSPARENCY IN COVERAGE RULE
The Transparency in Coverage Rule issued by the federal government requires health insurers and group health plans to provide detailed pricing data for all covered items and services to the public in the form of Machine Readable Files (MRFs). This information available through the link:
This link leads to the machine readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.