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1 01/15/1998

All Insurers, Including Article 43 Corporations and Health Maintenance Organizations, Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance, Workers' Compensation Insurance or Automobile No-Fault Insurance in New York State

Electronic Acceptance of Health Insurance Claims, Including Workers' Compensation and No-Fault

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2 01/15/1998

All Insurers Authorized to Write Life Insurance, Annuities or Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Including Article 43 Corporations and Health Maintenance Organizations

Preliminary Guidance Regarding the Expected Approval Procedure in Section 3201(b)(6) of the Insurance Law

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3 01/21/1998

All Authorized Property/CasualtyInsurers

Cancellation/Nonrenewal of Policies in Counties Affected by Ice Storms

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4 02/09/1998

All Licensed Property and Casualty Insurers in New York State

Department of Motor Vehicles Three Digit Code Numer

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5 02/17/1998

WITHDRAWN

Effective 12/04/2003

See Circular Letter No. 18 (2003)

All Automobile Self-insurers, and Insurers Licensed to Write Automobile Insurance in New York State

Revision of the No-Fault Denial of Claim Form- NYS Form N-F10

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6 03/06/1998

All licensed life insurers, fraternal benefit societies, charitable and segregated gift annuity societies, employee welfare funds, retirement systems, viatical settlement companies, governmental supplemental annuity funds, savings bank life insurance departments, accredited life reinsurers, property/casualty insurers, co-operative property/casualty insurers, financial guaranty insurers, mortgage guaranty insurers, reciprocal insurers, accident and health insurers, Article 43 Corporations, Public Health Law Article 44 health maintenance organizations, title insurers, the State Insurance Fund, the Medical Malpractice Insurance Association and accredited property/casualty reinsurers, rate service organizations; all hereinafter referred to as "licensees".

Year 2000

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7 04/30/1998

All Property/Casualty Insurers Authorized to Write Homeowners' Insurance and All Rate Service Organizations

The Use of Computer Simulation Models in Homeowners' Insurance Rate Development

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8 04/03/1998

All Insurers Authorized to Write Life Insurance and Annuities

Issues Resulting from the Enactment of Section 4228 of the Insurance Law

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Supp. 1 to CL No. 18 (1997) 05/06/1998

All Licensed Property/Casualty Insurers Authorized to Write Workers' Compensation Insurance in New York State

Workers' Compensation Policies Reporting Requirements for Preferred Provider Organization - Subpart 325-8.4 of Title 12 NYCRR

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9 05/07/1998

All Insurers Licensed to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State and Article 43 Corporations (Excluding Health Maintenance Organizations)

Managed Care Grievance and Utilization Review Appeal Data

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10 05/08/1998

All Insurers Licensed to Write Accident & Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, and Health Maintenance Organizations

Call for Participation in New York's Voucher Insurance Program

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11 05/07/1998

All Authorized Property/Casualty Insurers and Rate Service Organizations

Procedures for the Filing of Policy Forms, Rules and Rates

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12 04/28/1998

All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance, Including Article 43 Corporations and Health Maintenance Organizations

Newly Approved Impotency Drug Viagra

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13 05/14/1998

WITHDRAWN

Effective 01/29/2007

See Circular Letter No. 1 (2007)

All Insurers and Self Insurers

Fraud Reporting and Cooperation with the Insurance Frauds Bureau

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Supp. 1 to CL No. 8 (1997) 05/21/1998

WITHDRAWN

Effective 08/25/2006

For more information, see Circular Letter No. 8 (1997)

All Companies Licensed to Write Liability Insurance

Policies Covering Injury to Economic Interest

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Supp. 11 to CL No. 9 (1988) 06/05/1998

All Property/Casualty Insurance Companies; Co-operative Property/Casualty Insurance Companies; Reciprocal Insurers; Financial Guaranty Insurance Corporations; and the Medical Malpractice Insurance Association

Property/Casualty Insurance Security Fund

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Supp. 8 to CL No. 3 (1986) 06/29/1998

All Licensed Property/Casualty Insurance Companies and Insurance Producer Organizations

1998 Insurance Availability Survey

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14 07/01/1998

All Insurers Writing Private or Commercial Automobile, Workers Compensation, or Individual, Group or Blanket Accident and Health Insurance Policies

Compliance with the Second Amendment to Regulation 95 (11NYCRR 86) and Filing of Plans for the Detection, Investigation and Prevention of Fraudulent Insurance Activities

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15 12/04/1998

All Licensed Insurers

Hyper-Links to Department’s Website

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16 09/14/1998

All Authorized Life Insurance Companies, Accredited Life Reinsurers, Fraternal Benefit Societies and Charitable Annuity Societies

Maximum Reserve Valuation and Maximum Life Policy Nonforfeiture Interest Rates

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17 07/23/1998

All insurers organized, registered, accredited or licensed to do an insurance business in New York State (including all licensed life insurers, fraternal benefit societies, savings bank life insurance departments, accredited life reinsurers, property/casualty insurers, co-operative property/casualty insurers, financial guaranty insurers, mortgage guaranty insurers, reciprocal insurers, accident and health insurers, Article 43 Corporations, Public Health Law Article 44 health maintenance organizations, title insurers, the State Insurance Fund, and accredited property/casualty reinsurers

Holocaust Victims Insurance Act of 1998

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18 08/06/1998

All Insurers Licensed to Write Motor Vehicle Insurance in New York State

Increased Minimum Limits for Bodily Injury Liability and Personal Injury Protection for Public Autos Subject to the Rules of the New York City Taxi and Limmousine Commission

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20 08/17/1998

All Insurers Licensed to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Including Article 43 Corporations and Health Maintenance Organizations

Requirements for Prescriptions to Bear a Federally Issued Registration Number

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22 08/25/1998

All Licensed Brokers and Property/Casualty Insurers

Disclosure of Brokers' Compensation

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23 09/28/1998

All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in NewYork State, Including Article 43 Corporations

Medical Savings Account High Deductible Health Insurance Policies

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24 09/04/1998

All Insurers Licensed to Write Commercial Liability Insurance

Suspension of Regulation 131 Filing Requirements

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25 09/09/1998

WITHDRAWN

Effective 06/05/2009

See Circular Letter No. 14 (2009)

All authorized motor vehicle insurers and insurance producer organizations

Motor Vehicle Liability and Collision Insurance Premium Reduction for Completion of an Accident Prevention Course Pursuant to Sections 2336(a)&(d) of the Insurance Law

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26 10/02/1998

All insurers organized, registered, accredited or licensed to do an insurance business in New York State (including all licensed life insurers, fraternal benefit societies, savings bank life insurance departments, accredited life reinsurers, property/casualty insurers, co-operative property/casualty insurers, financial guaranty insurers, mortgage guaranty insurers, reciprocal insurers, accident and health insurers, Article 43 Corporations, Public Health Law Article 44 health maintenance organizations, title insurers, the State Insurance Fund, and accredited property/casualty reinsurers; all hereinafter referred to as "insurers")

Insurers’ Initial Reports Setting Forth Plans for Compliance with Article 27
(Holocaust Victims Insurance Act of 1998)

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27 10/08/1998

All Insurers Authorized to Write Life Insurance and Annuities

Section 4228 - Conditions Under Which Additional First Year Commissions May be Paid in Renewal Years

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29 10/22/1998

All Insurers Licensed to Write Motor Vehicle Insurance in New York State

Rate Filings for Taxi and Livery Public Automobiles

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30 10/21/1998

All licensed life insurers, fraternal benefit societies, charitable and segregated gift annuity societies, employee welfare funds, retirement systems, viatical settlement licensees, governmental supplemental annuity funds, savings bank life insurance departments, property/casualty insurers, co-operative property/casualty insurers, financial guaranty insurers, mortgage guaranty insurers, reciprocal insurers, accident and health insurers, Article 43 Corporations, Public Health Law Article 44 health maintenance organizations and integrated delivery systems, municipal cooperative health benefit plans, accredited reinsurers, title insurers, the State Insurance Fund, the Medical Malpractice Insurance Association, the New York Property Insurance Association, the Motor Vehicle Accident Indemnification Corporation and rate service organizations; all hereinafter referred to as "licensees"

Update on Year 2000

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31 10/29/1998

All licensed life insurers, fraternal benefit societies, charitable and segregated gift annuity societies, employee welfare funds, retirement systems, viatical settlement licensees, governmental supplemental annuity funds, savings bank life insurance departments, property/casualty insurers, co-operative property/casualty insurers, financial guaranty insurers, mortgage guaranty insurers, reciprocal insurers, accident and health insurers, Article 43 Corporations, Public Health Law Article 44 health maintenance organizations and integrated delivery systems, municipal cooperative health benefit plans, accredited reinsurers, title insurers, the State Insurance Fund, the Medical Malpractice Insurance Association, the New York Property Insurance Association, the Motor Vehicle Accident Indemnification Corporation and rate service organizations

Insurance on the Internet

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32 10/30/1998

All Insurers Writing Private or Commercial Automobile, Workers Compensation, or Individual, Group or Blanket Accident and Health Insurance Policies, and every entity licensed pursuant to Article 44 of the Public Health Law

Effective Date for the Filing of Plans for the Detection, Investigation and Prevention of Fraudulent Insurance Activities

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Supp. 1 to CL No. 11 (1998) 11/10/1998

All Authorized Property/Casualty Insurers and Rate Service Organizations

Procedures for the Filing of Policy Forms, Rules and Rates: Optional Procedure for Obtaining Acknowledgements of Filings

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33 11/23/1998

All Life Insurers

Dollar Cost Averaging Accounts

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