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Bulletins are informational and provide guidance as to how the department will enforce the insurance code.

— 2017 —

  • 2017-4: Title Insurance Industry Receipt and Disbursement of Earnest Money
  • 2017-3: Opioid Prescribing Policy Reporting —SUPERSEDED BY 2020-5
  • 2017-2: Submission of Rate Service Organization Informational Filings
  • 2017-1(a): 2018 Plan Year Requirements for Health Benefit Plan and Stand-Alone Dental Plan Filings Subject to PPACA
    • Market Stabilization regulation has prompted 3 changes to Bulletin 2017-1:
      • Network Adequacy — All insurers shall make their access plan and criteria available, upon request, to the Department, to demonstrate the insurer has standards and procedures in place to maintain an adequate network, pursuant to UCA § 31A-2-202.
      • Actuarial Values — The AV de minimus range for metal levels is a variation of -4/+2 other than expanded bronze plans which have a de minimus of -4/+5.
      • Expanded Bronze Plans — Justification and documentation shall be disclosed in the actuarial memorandum on reasonableness and soundness.
    • NOTICE: 2018 Plan Year Rate Filing Submission Requirements for Individual Health Benefit Plans
  • 2017-1: 2018 Plan Year Requirements for Health Benefit Plan and Stand-Alone Dental Plan Filings Subject to PPACA —SUPERSEDED BY 2017-1(a)
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— 2016 —

  • 2016-5: Cash Bail
  • 2016-4: Small Employer Participation Requirements
  • 2016-3: Surplus Lines Premium Tax and Filing Guidance
  • 2016-2(a): Extension of Transitional PPACA Plans
  • 2016-2: Extension of Transitional PPACA Plans —SUPERSEDED BY 2016-2(a)
  • 2016-1: Health Insurers Offering Health Benefit Plans or Stand-Alone Dental Plans
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— 2015 —

  • 2015-11: Requirements for Tobacco Cessation
  • 2015-10: R592-6 Unfair Inducements and Marketing Practices in Obtaining Title Insurance Business
  • 2015-9: Employer Definitions Effective January 1, 2016
  • 2015-8: Inducement/Anti-Rebating Statute Updates (UCA 31A-23a-402.5)
  • 2015-7: Filing Notice of Trial de Novo Required by UCA 31A-22-321
  • 2015-6: Requirements for Hospital Indemnity and Other Fixed Indemnity Policies Sold in the Individual MarketREPEALED
  • 2015-5: PPACA Transitional and Early Renewal of Small and Large Employer Groups —SUPERSEDED BY 2016-2
  • 2015-4: Small Employer Composite Rating — 2014 PPACA Compliant Health Benefit Plans
  • 2015-3: Submitting Quarterly Changes for Small Employer 2014 PPACA Compliant Health Benefit Plans and Stand-Alone Dental Plans
  • 2015-2: 2016 Plan Year Requirements for Health Benefit Plans and Stand-Alone Dental Plan Filings Subject to PPACA
  • 2015-1: Filing Procedures For Compliance With The Provisions of The Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015
    • Policyholder Disclosure Notice of Terrorism Insurance Coverage Form #1 and #2
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— 2014 —

  • 2014-7: Suitability Standards
  • 2014-6: Required Retention of Title and Escrow Records Pursuant to 31A-20-110 and 31A-23a-412
  • 2014-5: Surplus Lines Insurance Amendments Bill, 2014 Legislative Session (HB129)
  • 2014-4: Rebating Commission Compensation and Fair Market Value — SUPERSEDED BY 2015-8
  • 2014-3(a): Health Benefit Plan and Stand-Alone Dental Plan Filings for 2015 Plan Year
  • 2014-2(a): Submitting Quarterly Changes for Small Employer Non-Grandfathered Health Benefit Plans and Stand-Alone Dental Plans —SUPERSEDED BY 2015-3
  • 2014-1: Prohibited Bail Bond Solicitations
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— 2013 —

  • 2013-9: Guidance for Filing Regulatory Asset Adequacy Issues Summaries
  • 2013-8: U.C.A. 31A-22-307(1)(c) – Personal Injury Protection Coverage Funeral Burial or Cremation Benefits
  • 2013-7: Coverage for Participation in Approved Clinical Trials
  • 2013-6: Escrow Rates and Fees
  • 2013-5: Inducements in Connection with the Quote, Sale, Continuation, or Termination of an Insurance Contract —SUPERSEDED BY 2015-8
  • 2013-4(a): Health Benefit Plan Market Transition
    • Small Employer Transition should refer to 2016-2(a)
  • 2013-3: Individual and Dealership Requirement of Limited Line Licenses for Optional Vehicle Related Insurance Products
  • 2013-2: New Actuarial Filing for Property & Casualty Insurers & Related Confidentiality Provisions
  • 2013-1: New Actuarial Filing for Life and Fraternal Insurers
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— 2012 —

  • 2012-7: Issuance of Certificates of Insurance
  • 2012-6: Immigration Bonds
  • 2012-5: ACA Required Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBS) and Uniform Glossary
  • 2012-4: Filing Changes on Multi-State Risk Policies for Surplus Lines Clearinghouse
  • 2012-3: Requirements for Agency and Consultant Licenses
  • 2012-2: Revisions to Filing Requirements for Entities Issuing Bail Bonds
  • 2012-1: Closing Instructions Requiring a Title Insurance Producer to “Certify” Matters Beyond the Authority of the Title Insurance Producer
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— 2011 —

  • 2011-7: Notice Regarding Medical Loss Ratio Reporting and Calculation of Rebates for Small Employer Health Benefit Plans
  • 2011-6: Inducements in Connection with the Sale, Continuation, or Termination of an Insurance Contract
  • 2011-5: Prohibited Bail Bond Solicitations
  • 2011-4: NonAdmitted Insurance Reform
  • 2011-3: Producers Authorized to Sell on the Health Insurance Exchange
  • 2011-2: Allowable Surrender Charge Schedules for Individual Deferred Annuities
  • 2011-1: Premium Finance Agreement Default
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— 2010 —

  • 2010-10: Title Industry Self Promotional Novelty Items
  • 2010-9: External Reviews and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • 2010-8: Closing Instructions Requiring a Title Producer to “Certify” That, When Recorded, Deed of Trust will Constitute a Valid First Lien Against the Property
  • 2010-7: Rebates and/or Inducements in Connection with the Sale, Continuation or Termination of Insurance
  • 2010-6: Compliance with and Enforcement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • 2010-5: Short Sale Transaction
  • 2010-3: Requirement for Limited Line Producer License
  • 2010-2: RESPA Reform and Good Faith Estimate
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— 2009 —

  • 2009-6: Insurers Sweeping Fees from an Agency Trust Account
  • 2009-5: Guidance Regarding Use of the NAIC/NIPR Attachments Warehouse for the Electronic Filing of Insurance Producer Licensing Documents
  • 2009-4: Applicable Fees and Taxes Associated with Automobile Total Loss Settlement Offers
  • 2009-3: Escrow Funds Deposited for Lot Reservations
  • 2009-2: Application of Standard Non-Forfeiture Law for Life Insurance to Return of Premium Benefits
  • 2009-1: Creditable Coverage

— 2008 —

  • 2008-7: New Medicare Rules
  • 2008-6: Custodial or Safekeeping Agreements for all Utah Domestic Insurers must be in compliance with Utah Administrative Code (U.A.C.) Rule R590-178
  • 2008-5a: Changes to Motor Vehicle Liability Policy Minimum Limits
  • 2008-4: Title Insurance Recovery, Education, and Research Fund Act Initial Capitalization Assessment
  • 2008-3: Statistical Reports Required of Insurers Using the 2001 CSO Preferred Class Structure Table
  • 2008-2: Required Reporting of Disciplinary Actions Pursuant to the Military Personnel Financial Services Protection Act, Pub. L. No. 109-290 (2006)
  • 2008-1: Filing Procedures For Compliance With The Provisions of The Terrorism Risk Insurance Extension Act of 2007 —SUPERSEDED BY 2015-1

— 2007 —

  • 2007-5: Prohibited Split Escrows
  • 2007-4: Title Insurance Product or Service Approval for a Dual Licensed Title Licensee
  • 2007-3: Requirement to File Electronically
  • 2007-2: Procedure for Non-Compliant Rate and Form Filings
  • 2007-1: Prohibited Escrow Settlement Closing Transactions

— 2006 —

  • 2006-5: Allowable Surrender Charge Schedules for Individual Deferred Annuities —SUPERSEDED BY 2011-2
  • 2006-4: Flood Insurance Training Requirements For Insurance Producers With A Property Line Of Authority Selling Through The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
  • 2006-3: Insurable Interest and Life Insurance
  • 2006-2: Health Insurance Portability Provisions
  • 2006-1: Avian Flu Pandemic

— 2005 —

  • 2005-1: Licensing and Regulatory Requirements for Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs)

— 2004 —

  • 2004-3: Annuity Application Forms
  • 2004-2: Multi-Insurer Applications, Accident & Health, Life and Annuity
  • 2004-1: Failure to Pay Bail Bond Forfeiture Judgment

—2003—

  • 2003-2: Voluntary Expedited Filing Procedures For Compliance With The Provisions Of The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002
  • 2003-1: Electronic Submission and Processing of Initial Non-Resident Producer Licenses, Initial and Terminated Insurance Company Producer Appointments, Insurer Verification of Producer Licensing and Appointment, and Lists of Current and/or Terminated Appointments

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—2000—

  • 2000-3: Written Consent for a Prohibited Person to Engage in the Business of Insurance Under Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1033 & 1034 (to agencies and brokers)
  • 2000-2: Written Consent for a Prohibited Person to Engage in the Business of Insurance Under Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1033 & 1034 (to domestic insurers)
  • 2000-1: Catastrophic Mental Health Insurance Coverage
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— 1999 —

  • 99-8: Waiver of Subrogation Workers’ Compensation Insurance
  • 99-1: Personal Injury Protection Relative Value Study Book

— 1997 —

  • 97-3: Marketing of Individual and Small Employer Health Insurance
  • 97-2: Waiver of Preexisting Conditions or Limitation Periods Based on Continuous Coverage
  • 97-1: Small Employer Maternity Coverage Requirements

— 1996 —

  • 96-10: Life Illustrations – Initial Forms Identification & Certifications of Compliance
  • 96-7: Frequent Problems Found In Filings – Property and Casualty Lines

— 1995 —

  • 95-4: Provider Compensation and Reimbursement Arrangements
  • 95-2: Implementation of Department Rule R590-171, Surplus Lines Procedures Rule

— 1994 —

  • 94-8: P.L. 103-432 — The Social Security Act Amendments of 1994 (Medicare Supplemental Technical Corrections
  • 94-4: Waiver of PIP Loss of Gross Income Benefits
  • 94-2: Procedures for Insured’s Inquiries Regarding Workers’ Compensation Rates
  • 94-1: Incorporation by Reference

— 1992 —

  • 92-7: Workers’ Compensation Deductible, Reimbursement, Retention and Similar Plans
  • 92-1: Apparent Practices that Violate the Open Enrollment Law

— 1991 —

  • 91-2: Excess and Surplus Lines Insurer Annual Statements

— 1990 —

  • 90-4: Universal Life and Interest Sensitive Life Policy Forms
  • 90-3: Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction
  • 90-1: Requirements Pertaining to Orderly Withdrawal from the Utah Title Insurance Marketplace
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— 1989 —

  • 89-3: Loss of Income Benefit Under Personal Injury Protection Coverage, Section 31A-22-307(1)(b)(i), U.C.A.

— 1987 —

  • 87-7: Group Life and Disability Insurance
  • 87-6: Notice and Proof of Loss

— 1986 —

  • 86-5: “Claims Made” Liability Policy Disclosure Requirements
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