Circular Letter 1998-12

Requirement to Provide Form for Selection of Limits or Rejection of Uninsured Motorist or Underinsured Motorist Coverage

 

Press Release 1998-07 Department Of Insurance Publishes 1998 Mobile Homeowner Premium Comparison Survey And Personal Lines Complaint Ratio

Acting Director Charles R. Cohen announced today that the Arizona Department of Insurance recently published the Mobile Homeowner Premium Comparison Survey and the Complaint Ratio for personal lines insurers. The Mobile Homeowner Premium Comparison Survey lists 19 insurers writing approximately 85 percent of the mobile home insurance business in Arizona. The Personal Lines Complaint Ratio compares insurers with 4,500 or more Arizona policies in force. The publication lists 104 insurers writing approximately 95 percent of all private passenger, homeowners and dwelling fire insurance in Arizona.

Press Release 1998-05 Arizona Department of Insurance Accreditation Renewed By The National Association of Insurance Commissioners

Charles R. Cohen, Acting Director of the Arizona Department of Insurance, announced today that the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (“the NAIC”) renewed the Department’s accreditation at the recent NAIC quarterly meeting in New York City. Accreditation means that the Department meets national standards for regulation of the financial condition of insurance companies.

Press Release 1998-04 Changes In Examination Content Outlines

Effective October 1, 1998, each of the insurance licensing examination content outlines will be modified, according to the Arizona Department of Insurance. In May 1998, the Department worked with the Insurance Testing Corporation (ITC), the state’s contractor for test administration, the Kelley Insurance Center at Drake University, and experts from the Arizona insurance industry to ensure examinations cover current topics and new changes in state law. Additional changes are being made to improve the organization, clarity and focus of portions of the exams.

Circular Letter 1998-05

Form for Selection of Limits or Rejection of Uninsured Motorist or Underinsured Motorist Coverage

 

Press Release 1998-03 Department Of Insurance Implements Procedures To Permit Consumers To Appeal Decisions By Health Care Insurers

John A. Greene, Director of the Arizona Department Of Insurance, announced today the availability of new rights for Arizona consumers who disagree with their health care insurer’s decisions regarding coverage issues, including whether a procedure is medically necessary.

Circular Letter 1998-03

Administration of Workers' Compensation Laws; Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 20, Chapter 2, Article 4

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ADOI News

10/16/2019: Information about 2020 ACA Health Insurance Rate Increases

Major Medical Health Insurance Rate Information

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires states to provide certain information about "threshold" (15% or greater) rate increase filings, and to provide a way for the public to comment on the requested threshold rate increase filings.  This page contains instructions for you to access the rate filing information for plan year 2020 and to provide public comments on open threshold rate filings to the Department. 


2/19/2019: ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

The Arizona Department of Insurance is committed to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity...


6/7/2017: ARIZONA OMBUDSMAN: Citizens' Aide

The ombudsman-citizens aide helps citizens to resolve ongoing issues with state agencies.


11/1/2019: 2020 Small Group, ACA Compliant, Major Medical Health Insurance Premium Rates

The Arizona Department of Insurance has published information on monthly premium rates for small group ACA compliant major medical health insurance. The small group rate exhibit provides the minimum, maximum,and average rates by metal level, insurer and county. These plans are available to employers with 2-50 employees.

The Small Group Rate Exhibit is avaliable Here. 


 

11/1/2019: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Model Regulation

The Department of Insurance (“Department”) seeks to adopt the 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.)


 

10/30/2019: 2019 Additions to the Rates of Tax

The 2019 Additions to the Rates of Tax, which applies to insurers domiciled in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina and West Virginia, is now available.  Click here


10/29/2019: Insurers Offering Individual Health Insurance in Arizona


2020 Arizona Major Medical Health Insurers - click here for a list 

Lists insurance companies that are offering health insurance to individuals and families in Arizona in 2020.  Open enrollment starts November 1st and runs through December 15th, 2019.  Individuals can start shopping for coverage now at healthcare.gov or cuidadodesalud.gov (Spanish)


9/10/2019: Warning - Phishing Scam

We are aware of a phishing scam targeting insurance professionals claiming that the National Association of Insurance Commissioners received a complaint that the professional submitted a falsified claim. This fraudulent email displays the NAIC and CIPR logos, can originate from what appears to be an naic.org or gmail.com email account, and instructs the recipient to click on a link to download the complaint notification.

Certain antivirus products will detect this as a malicious email.  If you receive a similar email and have any concerns, contact the NAIC Service Desk at (816) 783-8500 or [email protected].


 

7/2/2019: Consumer Alert: FTC alleges Simple Health sold consumers worthless plans that left people uninsured

Phoenix, AZ—The Arizona Department of Insurance (ADOI) wants to make citizens aware of a recent Consumer Alert issued by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding Simple Health Plans, LLC


4/22/2019: 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 group 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.    


2/7/2019: Regulatory Bulletin 2019-01

Use of Credits and Premium Rebates in the Health Insurance Market 


12/11/2018: Health Insurance Telemarketers Annoy; Pose Fraud Risks

Phoenix, AZ—The Arizona Department of Insurance (ADOI) wants to make citizens aware of scams involving aggressive telemarketers attempting to sell health insurance plans and, in some cases, attempting to gain personal and financial information possibly for criminal purposes.


12/7/2018: Arizona Sample Notice of Continuation Coverage (Mini-COBRA)

FORM UPDATED 1/23/2019. Pursuant to ARS § 20-2330, a health benefits plan issued or renewed after December 31, 2018, must allow an enrollee and any qualified dependent to continue coverage after a qualifying event.... The Department has prepared a sample notice of coverage continuation form and is making the sample available on its website....


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