Ins. Code Section 1501.315
Limits on Reinsurance
(a)The system may not reimburse a reinsured health benefit plan issuer for the claims of a reinsured individual until the issuer has incurred an initial level of claims of $5,000 in a calendar year for that individual for benefits covered by the system. In addition, the reinsured health benefit plan issuer is responsible for 10 percent of the next $50,000 of benefit payments during a calendar year, and the system shall reinsure the remainder. A reinsured health benefit plan issuer’s liability to a reinsured individual may not exceed a maximum of $10,000 in a calendar year.
(b)The board annually shall adjust the initial level of claims and the maximum liability to be retained by a reinsured health benefit plan issuer under Subsection (a) to reflect increases in:
(2)the use of small employer health benefit plans in this state.
(c)An adjustment under Subsection (b) may not be less than the annual change in the medical component of the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the United States Department of Labor unless the board proposes and the commissioner approves a lower adjustment factor.
Section 1501.315 — Limits on Reinsurance,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.1501.htm#1501.315 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).