NEW ADDRESS Starting January 27, 2020

Arizona Department of Insurance

100 North 15th Avenue, Suite 261

Phoenix, AZ  85007-2630

VISITORS

Citizens, license applicants, process servers:

  • We will continue to provide assistance from Suite 102 through Friday, January 24, 2020. 
  • We will be up and running in Suite 261 starting Monday, January 27, 2020.

 

    MAIL

    Send mail to our new suite number effective immediately (before January 27, 2020). 

    Please make sure to update our address in your contact lists and information systems.

    Extension of Major Medical Transitional Policies through Calendar Year 2020

    Phoenix - The Arizona Department of Insurance (ADOI) announced today that insurers in the individual and small group1 major medical health insurance markets can choose to renew transitional policies for a policy year beginning on or before October 1, 2020, provided all transitional coverage ends by December 31, 2020.    Transitional policies are non-Affordable-Care-Act-compliant policies that have been continuously in effect since by or before December 31, 2013.  At least 6 health insurers have individual or small group transitional policies still in effect in Arizona.

     

    This extension is the maximum extension permitted under the Insurance Standards Bulletin issued on March 25, 2019 by the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), and gives insurers the option to continue the pre-2014 individual and small group policies covering approximately 53,000 Arizonans through the end of 2020.  Insurers that offer this extension of transitional coverage are required to send each policyholder a renewal notice that explains the offer to continue the transitional policy through the end of 2020 and includes information regarding any related price increase.  Insurers must also send a 90-day notice for the final discontinuation of the transitional plans.

     

    The extension does not affect grandfathered policies issued prior to March 23, 2010.  These policies can remain in effect as long as they maintain grandfathered status.

     

    For additional information on the Affordable Care Act, please visit the Arizona Department of Insurance website or call Consumer Assistance at (602) 364-2499. 

     

    1Small Group refers to a policy issued to an employer who employs at least two but not more than fifty eligible employees

    (ARS § 20-2301(A)(21)).

     

    Insurers Offering Individual Health Insurance in Arizona

    Lists insurance companies that are offering health insurance to individuals and families in Arizona in 2020.  Open enrollment starts November 1st and now runs through December 17th, 2019.  Individuals can start shopping for coverage now at healthcare.gov or cuidadodesalud.gov (Spanish)

    Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Model Regulation

    In 2019, the Arizona Legislature adopted the NAIC Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Model Act at Arizona Revised Statutes (“ARS”) by enacting the Corporate Governance Act at Title 20, Chapter 2, Article 16 (Laws 2019, 1st Reg. Sess., Ch. 180, § 1).   The Department of Insurance (“Department”) seeks to adopt the correlate Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Model Regulation.  ARS § 20-492.02 allows the Department to adopt rules to carry out the Act upon notice and an opportunity to be heard.  The Legislature has exempted the Department from Title 41, Chapter 6 for one year after the effective date of the Act.  (Laws 2019, 1st Reg. Sess., Ch. 180, § 2.)

    Regulatory Bulletin 2020-01

    Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage Offer Form; SB1087