Cigna - CT Insurance Department, notes (from Indiana emails)

David Sirota filed this request with the Connecticut Insurance Department of Connecticut.
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From: David Sirota

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), I hereby request the following records:

All notes from conference calls about the proposed Anthem-Cigna merger that were organized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners on behalf of the Connecticut Insurance Department. According to emails provided by the Indiana Department of Insurance, such conference calls took place on the following dates:

9/30/15
11/4/15
11/9/15
12/7/15
2/17/16
3/18/16
4/14/16
5/24/16

Several of the emails to and from employees of the Connecticut Insurance Department included attachments with notes from these calls. They include -- but are not limited to -- the following:

- A December 3, 2015 email with an attachment called "Cigna_Anthem survey question.docx"

- A December 15, 2015 email from Joan Nakano (Joan.Nakano@ct.gov) that included attachments called "Anthem Cigna Regulator Call Notes 127 15.docx" and "Anthem Acquisition of CIGNA State Status Report Call 12 7 15.docx"

- A January 20, 2016 email from Joan Nakano (Joan.Nakano@ct.gov) that included attachments called "Anthem Regulator Only Call Notes 1 12 16.docx" and "Anthem Acquisition of CIGNA State Status
Report Calli 12 16.docx"

- A March 23, 2016 email from Joan Nakano (Joan.Nakano@ct.gov) that included attachments called "letter Anthem affiliation with Blues to WI CT Insurance Commissioners 3 9 16.pdf," "Anthem
Cigna Regulator Call Notes 3 18 16.docx" and "Anthem Acquisition of CIGNA State Status Report
Call 3 18 16.docx"

I hereby request these specific attachments, as well as any other notes or memos regarding these conference calls.

I also request that, if possible and pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. § 1-212(d), fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest and not made for commercial gain. The requested documents will be processed by a representative of the news media/press and made available to the public at MuckRock.com.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 4 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

David Sirota
International Business Times
(646) 867-7100

From: Caporale, Antonio

Dear Mr. Sirota,

The Department has received your Freedom of Information request, set out below, and is currently looking to assemble any responsive documents in its possession, if any. We will notify you of any available responsive documents as soon as our search is concluded.

Should you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Best,

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Anthony Caporale| Counsel
State of Connecticut Insurance Department
P.O. Box 816|Hartford, CT 06142-0816
Phone: (860) 297-3981|Email: antonio.caporale@ct.gov<mailto:antonio.caporale@ct.gov>

From: Caporale, Antonio

Dear Mr. Sirota,

The Department does not have in its custody or possession any public responsive documents relating to the calls referenced in your request below. Any documents relating to regulator to regulator conference calls organized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (“NAIC”) and relating to the proposed merger are confidential pursuant to C.G.S. Sections 1-210(b), 38a-8, 38a-131(c), 38a-137 and cannot be released.

Best regards,

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Anthony Caporale| Counsel
State of Connecticut Insurance Department
P.O. Box 816|Hartford, CT 06142-0816
Phone: (860) 297-3981|Email: antonio.caporale@ct.gov<mailto:antonio.caporale@ct.gov>

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