Circular Letter No. 14

July 1, 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 (11 NYCRR 86) and Filing of Plans for the Detection, Investigation and Prevention of Fraudulent Insurance Activities.

Effective July 1, 1998 the Superintendent has promulgated the Second Amendment to Regulation 95 (11 NYCRR 86). This amendment, published in the State Register on May 20, 1998 implements Section 409 of the New York Insurance Law.

All insurers writing private or commercial automobile, workers compensation or individual group or accident and health insurance policies are requested to complete the attached form (CLICK TO DOWNLOAD PDF FORM) and return it with a complete fraud detection plan, within 120 days of the amended regulation's effective date, to Principal Examiner Rolf Kaumann, NYS Insurance Frauds Bureau, 25 Beaver Street, Room 542, New York, NY 10004.

Very truly yours,

Charles D. DeRienzo
Insurance Frauds Bureau

To report suspected insurance fraud, call the NYS Insurance Department's Hotline at 888-FRAUD-NY