DFS - Insurance Circular Letters

2011 to present

Notes:

Disclaimer: This listing displays all Insurance Circular Letters issued from 1924 to the present. A withdrawn status may inadvertently be omitted. If there is any uncertainty, please contact the Department.

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Number Date Issued Status Addresses Subject HTML links PDF links (for printing)
1 02/17/2011

 

All authorized property/casualty insurers; co-operative property/casualty insurers; financial guaranty insurers; mortgage guaranty insurer;, title insurers; reciprocal insurers; captive insurers; rate service organizations; State Insurance Fund; New York Property Insurance Underwriting Association; New York Medical Malpractice Insurance Plan; New York Automobile Insurance Plan; Motor Vehicle Accident Indemnification Corporation; and Excess Line Association of New York.

Disaster Planning, Preparedness and Response

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2 02/17/2011

 

All accident and health insurers, Article 43 corporations; licensed Public Health Law Article 44 health maintenance organizations, and municipal cooperative health benefit plans.

Disaster Planning, Preparedness and Response

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3 02/17/2011

 

All authorized life insurers, retirement systems, fraternal benefit societies and employee welfare funds.

Disaster Planning, Preparedness and Response

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4 01/12/2011  

All Authorized Insurers Writing Motor Vehicle Insurance in New York State, Motor Vehicle Self-Insurers, and the Motor Vehicle Accident Indemnification Corporation (Collectively, “No-Fault Insurers”); All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, and Health Maintenance Organizations (Collectively, “Health Insurers”); Rate Service Organizations; and the New York Automobile Insurance Plan

No-Fault Intoxication Coverage; Chapter 303 of the Laws of 2010

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5 02/07/2011  

All Authorized Life Insurers and Fraternal Benefit Societies (collectively, “Insurers”)

Guaranteed Minimum Withdrawal Benefits and Excess Withdrawals Under Annuity Contracts

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6 04/13/2011  

All Authorized Life Insurers and Licensed Life Insurance Producers

Sale of Unapproved Insurance Policies or Contracts to Residents of New York State

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7 04/07/2011  

All Property/Casualty Insurance Companies; Co-Operative Property/Casualty   Insurance Companies; and Reciprocal Insurers

Online Premium Tax for Insurance (OPTins)

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8 05/10/2011  

All Property/Casualty Insurance Companies; Co-Operative Property/Casualty Insurance Companies; Reciprocal Insurers; and Financial Guaranty Insurance Companies

Property/Casualty Insurance Security Fund

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Supplement No. 4 to Circular Letter No. 22 (2005) 06/23/2011  

All Property/Casualty Insurers Domiciled in New York State

Filing of Actuarial Opinion Summary (“AOS”)

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9 07/22/2011  

All Insurers Eligible to Write Excess Line Insurance in New York, All Licensed Excess Line Brokers, and the Excess Line Association of New York

Amendments to the New York Insurance Law to Conform to the Federal Nonadmitted and Reinsurance Reform Act of 2010

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Supplement No. 1 to Circular Letter No. 10 (2010) 08/12/2011  

All Authorized Insurers (including Alien Insurers Transacting Business in New York through United States Branches) that are Exempt from Article 15 of the New York Insurance Law

Holding Company System Annual Registration Statements Filed with other States and Reporting of Planned Transactions

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10 11/15/2011  

All Insurers Authorized to Write Special Risk Insurance in New York State

Implementation of Chapter 490 of the Laws of 2011 and 11 NYCRR 16 (Insurance Regulation 86) with Respect to the Addition of Class 3 to the Free Trade Zone

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12 11/17/2011  

All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York, Article 43 Corporations, and Health Maintenance Organizations (Collectively, “Insurers”)

Premium Rate Adjustment Notices

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13 11/28/2011  

All Authorized Property Insurers Writting Business in New York State

Unfair Claims Settlement Practices and National Flood Insurance Program

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14 12/19/2011  

All Domestic Insurers and Public Health Law Article 44 Health Maintenance Organizations (“HMOs”) (Collectively, “Insurers”)

Enterprise Risk Management

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15 12/22/2011  

All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, and Health Maintenance Organizations (“HMOs”) (collectively, “insurers”)

Medical Loss Ratio Standards Applicable to Health Insurance Policies

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Supplement No. 1 to Insurance Circular Letter No. 9 (2011) 03/12/2012  

All Insurers Eligible to Write Excess Line Insurance in New York, All Licensed Excess Line Brokers, and the Excess Line Association of New York

Unauthorized Foreign or Alien Insurer’s Termination of Trust Fund

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4 03/29/2012  

All Authorized Life Insurers and Fraternal Benefit Societies

Retained Asset Accounts

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Supplement No. 1 to Insurance Circular Letter No. 8 (2007) 04/09/2012  

Allauthorized property/casualty and co-operative property/casualty insurers

Changes to the Corporate Emergency Access System Insurance Adjuster Credentialing Program

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1 04/09/2012  

All authorized property/casualty insurers; co-operative property/casualty insurers; financial guaranty insurers; mortgage guaranty insurer;, title insurers; reciprocal insurers; captive insurers; rate service organizations; State Insurance Fund; New York Property Insurance Underwriting Association; New York Medical Malpractice Insurance Plan; New York Automobile Insurance Plan; Motor Vehicle Accident Indemnification Corporation; and Excess Line Association of New York.

Disaster Planning, Preparedness and Response

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2 04/12/2012  

All accident and health insurers, Article 43 corporations, licensed Public Health Law Article 44 health maintenance organizations, and municipal cooperative health benefit plans.

Disaster Planning, Preparedness and Response

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3 04/12/2012  

All authorized life insurers, retirement systems, fraternal benefit societies and employee welfare funds.

Disaster Planning, Preparedness and Response

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4 02/24/2012  

All Authorized Life Insurers and Fraternal Benefit Societies

Retained Asset Accounts

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Supplement No. 5 to Insurance Circular Letter No. 22 (2005) 06/18/2012  

All Property/Casualty Insurers Domiciled in New York State

Filing of Actuarial Opinion Summary (“AOS”)

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5 07/03/2012  

All Authorized Insurers Writing Business in New York State

Revised Method for Collecting and Paying Premium Taxes on Insurance Policies Containing Deductibles

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6 07/03/2012  

All Insurers Authorized to Write Force-Placed Insurance in New York State

Proposed Amended Rates for Force-Placed Insurance

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7 07/09/2012  

All Insurers Authorized to Write Motor Vehicle Insurance in New York State; Rate Service Organizations; New York Automobile Insurance Plan; and Insurance Producer Organizations

Revised Information Statement on the Consequences of Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs

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8 11/05/2012  

All Authorized Insurers

Modification of Inspection Requirements for Property/Casualty Insurance Policies

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1 02/27/2013  

All Insurers Authorized to Write Property/Casualty Insurance in the State of New York (“insurers”)

Superintendent’s Expectations for Post-Moratorium Treatment of Policyholders

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2 06/05/2013  

All authorized property/casualty insurers; co-operative property/casualty insurers; financial guaranty insurers; mortgage guaranty insurer;, title insurers; reciprocal insurers; captive insurers; rate service organizations; State Insurance Fund; New York Property Insurance Underwriting Association; New York Medical Malpractice Insurance Plan; New York Automobile Insurance Plan; Motor Vehicle Accident Indemnification Corporation; and Excess Line Association of New York.

Disaster Planning, Preparedness and Response

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3 06/05/2013  

All accident and health insurers, Article 43 corporations, licensed Public Health Law Article 44 health maintenance organizations, and municipal cooperative health benefit plans.

Disaster Planning, Preparedness and Response

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4 06/05/2013  

All authorized life insurers, retirement systems, fraternal benefit societies and employee welfare funds.

Disaster Planning, Preparedness and Response

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5 06/13/2013  

All Registered Service Contract Providers and Authorized Property/Casualty Insurers

Applicability of Insurance Law Article 79 to Providers Conducting Business in the State

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Supplement No. 6 to Insurance Circular Letter No. 22 (2005)

06/24/2013  

All Property/Casualty Insurers Domiciled in New York State

Filing of Actuarial Opinion Summary (“AOS”)

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6 07/24/2013  

All Accredited Reinsurers Writing Business in New York State

Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012 Compliance

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Supplement No. 1 to Insurance Circular Letter No. 14 (1995) 08/21/2013  

All Licensed Insurance Producers

Force-Placed Insurance; Insurance Tracking Services

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7 09/18/2013  

Insurers, Health Maintenance Organizations (“HMOs”), and Prepaid Health Service Plans (“PHSPs”) Offering Health Benefit Plans on New York’s Individual Health Benefit Exchange (“QHP Issuers”)

Segregation of Funds for Certain Abortion Services on the Exchange for Enrollees who Receive Federal Funds

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8 10/28/2013  

All Insurers Authorized to Write Property/Casualty Insurance in the State of New York (“insurers”)

Post-Disaster and Natural Catastrophe Regulatory Guidance (Emergency Disaster Protocol)

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