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Circular Letters (Insurance)

  • Note: Some Circular Letters have been withdrawn.

2020

Number Date Status Addressed to: Subject Matter (and link)
Supplement No. 2 to Insurance Circular Letter No. 21 (2017) 10/08/2020   All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, and Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans Health Insurance Coverage for Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (“PrEP”) for the Prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (“HIV”) Infection and Testing and Ongoing Follow-up and Monitoring Related Thereto

15

09/22/2020   All New York Domestic and Foreign Insurance Companies Climate Change and Financial Risks
Supplement No. 3 to CL No. 9 (2020) 08/06/2020   All Producers Licensed by the New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) Coronavirus and Insurance Producer Licensing Requirements

14

08/05/2020

  All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans and Prepaid Health Services Plans Charges for Personal Protective Equipment by Participating Providers

Supplement No. 2 to Insurance Circular Letter No. 9

07/02/2020

 

All Producers Licensed by the New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”)

Coronavirus and Insurance Producer Licensing Requirements

13 06/28/2020  

All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, and Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans

Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or Expression, and Transgender Status and Coverage for Preventive Care and Screenings
Supplement No. 2 to CL No. 8 (2020) 06/26/2020  

All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, Prepaid Health Services Plans, Utilization Review Agents, and Licensed Independent Adjusters

Coronavirus and Resumption of Preauthorization and Concurrent and Retrospective Review, Utilization Review Requirements, and Payments to Participating Hospitals

12 05/22/2020  

All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and  Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance  Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124,  Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, Prepaid Health Services Plans, and  Licensed Independent Adjusters

Coverage for COVID-19 Testing at a Pharmacy

Supplement No. 1 to CL No. 9 (2020) 05/21/2020   All Producers Licensed by the New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) Coronavirus and Insurance Producer Licensing Requirements
11 05/19/2020  

All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, Prepaid Health Services Plans, and Licensed Independent Adjusters

COVID-19 Testing of Nursing Home and Adult Care Facility Personnel
10 05/02/2020   All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, Prepaid Health Services Plans, and Licensed Independent Adjusters Coronavirus and Mental Health Services for Essential Workers
Supplement No. 1 to CL No. 8 (2020) 04/22/2020   All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, Prepaid Health Services Plans, Utilization Review Agents, and Licensed Independent Adjusters Coronavirus, Utilization Review Requirements, and Payments to Participating Hospitals
9 03/25/2020   All Producers Licensed by the New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) Coronavirus and Insurance Producer Licensing Requirements
8 03/20/2020   All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, Prepaid Health Services Plans, Utilization Review Agents, and Licensed Independent Adjusters Coronavirus, Utilization Review, and Emergency Admission Notification Requirements
7 03/19/2020   Chief Executive Officers or the Equivalents of DFS Regulated Insurance Entities Guidance to Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) Regulated Insurance Entities Regarding Support for Consumers and Businesses Impacted by Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
6 03/15/2020   All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, and Prepaid Health Services Plans Coronavirus and Telehealth Services
5 03/10/2020  

Chief Executive Officers or the Equivalents of DFS Regulated Insurance Entities

Guidance to DFS Regulated Insurance Entities on Operational and Financial Risk Arising from the Outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
4 03/06/2020  

All Authorized Property/Casualty Insurers and Licensed Travel Insurance Producers

Cancel For Any Reason Travel Benefits
3 03/03/2020  

All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, and Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans

Preparedness for Coronavirus (COVID-19)
2 02/05/2020  

All authorized New York domiciled insurance companies that issued insurance policies that may be impacted by earthquake damages in Puerto Rico and other affected areas

Insurance Claims Arising in Puerto Rico and Other Affected Areas Caused by the Impact of Earthquakes, Related Premium Obligations, and Payments to Licensed Agents in Excess of Regulatory Limits
1 01/16/2020

 

All Authorized Property/Casualty Insurers and Licensed Insurance Producers

Implementation of the Driver’s License Access and Privacy Act or “Green Light Law”


Circular Letters from Previous Years