NOTICE OF COMBINED PUBLIC MEETING AND EXECUTIVE SESSION OF THE ARIZONA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARD

Pursuant to ARS §§ 38-431.02(C) and (G) and 20-367, notice is hereby given to the members of the Arizona Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) and to the General Public that the WCAB will hold a meeting open to the public at:

 

2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on July 31, 2019

1st Floor Conference Room, State of Arizona Building

100 N. 15th Ave, Phoenix, Arizona  85007-2624

 

As indicated in the Agenda, pursuant to ARS § 38-431.03(A)(3), the WCAB may vote to go into Executive Session, which will not be open to the public, to confer with counsel and obtain legal advice. 

 

The Agenda for the meeting is as follows1:

  1. Call to order by the WCAB Vice Chairperson.
  2. Introduction of board members.
  3. Introduction of any members of the public.
  4. Adoption of minutes of previous WCAB meeting, if applicable.
  5. Presentation of Arizona Shower Doors, Inc. Docket No 19W-075-INS., appeal together with questions from the WCAB.
  6. Response or comments by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) or any insurer involved.
  7. Discussion of the appeal by the WCAB.
  8. Executive Session.  The WCAB may vote to hold an Executive Session for the purpose of obtaining legal advice concerning any item within this Notice and Agenda pursuant to ARS § 38-431.03(A)(3).
  9. WCAB advises Appellant regarding appeal.
  10. Call to the Public.  This is the time for the public to comment.  Members of the WCAB may not discuss items not listed on the Agenda.  Action taken as a result of public comment will be limited to directing staff to study the matter or scheduling the matter for further consideration and decision at a later date.
  11. Adjourn.​​​​​​​

1Additional copies of the Agenda are available at the Arizona Department of Insurance.  Persons with a disability may request reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting Mary Kosinski at (602) 364-3100.  Requests should be made as early as possible.

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Arizona Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING AND EXECUTIVE SESSION OF THE JOINT ADMINISTRATIVE STEERING COMMITTEE OF THE ARIZONA LIFE AND DISABILITY INSURANCE GUARANTY FUND AND THE ARIZONA PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE GUARANTY FUND

Pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes (“A.R.S.”) §§ 38-431.02, 20-663(C) and 20-690(B), notice is hereby given that the Joint Administrative Steering Committee (“JASC”) of the Arizona Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Fund and the Arizona Life and Disability Insurance Guaranty Fund (“the Funds”) will hold a meeting that will be open to the public beginning on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) in the Arizona Department of Insurance Second Floor Large Conference Room (Room 204) at 100 North 15th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85007.

 

Some members of the Committee may attend the meeting telephonically.

 

As indicated in the agenda, the JASC may vote to go into Executive Session, which will not be open to the public, to discuss certain matters.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Discussion and possible action regarding implementing a process for hiring an executive director.
     
  2. Executive Session, pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(1), to discuss on or more personnel matters, and to discuss or consider employment of an executive director, which may include discussing matters relating to candidates, determining candidates to interview, determining questions to ask candidates, interviewing selected candidates, evaluating candidate interviews, and giving consideration to the employment of an executive director of the Funds.
     
  3. Consideration and any action to be taken as a result of the discussion of the JASC in Executive Session.
     
  4. Call to the public:  This is the time for the public to comment.  Members of the JASC may not discuss items that are not on the agenda.  Therefore, action taken as a result of any public comment will be limited to directing staff to study the matter or scheduling the matter for further discussion and decision at a later date.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the Arizona Department of Insurance Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator Rick Mead at [email protected], or (602) 364-2458.  Requests should be made as early as possible to allow the accommodation to be arranged.

 

Dated this 11th day of July 2019

 

Joint Administrative Steering Committee

/s/ Keith A. Schraad

Keith A. Schraad

Director, Arizona Department of Insurance

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING AND EXECUTIVE SESSION OF THE JOINT ADMINISTRATIVE STEERING COMMITTEE OF THE ARIZONA PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE GUARANTY FUND AND THE ARIZONA LIFE AND DISABILITY INSURANCE GUARANTY FUND

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, A.R.S. § 38-431.03, A.R.S. § 20-665, A.R.S. § 20-687 and the Plans of Operation adopted by the Boards of Directors and approved by the Director of Insurance, notice is hereby given to the Members of the Joint Administrative Steering Committee and to the Public that the Joint Administrative Steering Committee of the Arizona Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Fund and the Arizona Life and Disability Insurance Guaranty Fund will hold a meeting, which meeting will be open to the Public, at 10:00 a.m., Monday, September 23, 2019, in the office of the Director of the Department of Insurance, 100 N. 15th Avenue, Suite 102, Phoenix, Arizona 85007.


Some members of the Committee may attend the meeting telephonically.


As indicated in the Agenda, the Joint Administrative Steering Committee may vote to go into Executive Session, which will not be open to the public, to discuss certain matters.
The agenda for the meeting is as follows:


1. Executive Session, pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(1), to discuss one or more personnel matters.
2. Consideration and any action to be taken as a result of the discussion of the Committee in Executive Session.
3. Call to the Public: This is the time for the public to comment. Members of the Committee may not discuss items that are not on the Agenda. Therefore, action taken as a result of any public comment will be limited to directing staff to study the matter or scheduling the matter for further discussion and decision at a later date.


Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the Arizona Department of Insurance Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator, (602) 771-2785. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

Notice of Public Meeting and Executive Session of the Joint Administrative Steering Committee of the Arizona Property & Casualty Insurance Guaranty Fund and the Arizona Life & Disability Insurance Guaranty Fund

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, A.R.S. § 38-431.03, A.R.S. § 20-665, A.R.S. § 20-687 and the Plans of Operation adopted by the Boards of Directors and approved by the Director of Insurance, notice is hereby given to the Members of the Joint Administrative Steering Committee and to the Public that the Joint Administrative Steering Committee of the Arizona Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Fund and the Arizona Life and Disability Insurance Guaranty Fund will hold a meeting, which meeting will be open to the Public, at 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 7, 2019, in the office of the Director of the Department of Insurance, 100 N. 15th Avenue, Suite 102, Phoenix, Arizona 85007.
Some members of the Committee may attend the meeting telephonically.
As indicated in the Agenda, the Joint Administrative Steering Committee may vote to go into Executive Session, which will not be open to the public, to discuss certain matters.
The agenda for the meeting is as follows:
1. Executive Session, pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(1), to discuss one or more personnel matters.
2. Consideration and any action to be taken as a result of the discussion of the Committee in Executive Session.
3. Call to the Public: This is the time for the public to comment. Members of the Committee may not discuss items that are not on the Agenda. Therefore, action taken as a result of any public comment will be limited to directing staff to study the matter or scheduling the matter for further discussion and decision at a later date.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the Arizona Department of Insurance Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator, (602) 771-2785. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

Notice of Public Meeting and Executive Session of the Joint Administrative Steering Committee of the Arizona Property & Casualty Insurance Guaranty Fund and the Arizona Life & Disability Insurance Guaranty Fund

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, A.R.S. § 38-431.03, A.R.S. § 20-665, A.R.S. § 20-687 and the Plans of Operation adopted by the Boards of Directors and approved by the Director of Insurance, notice is hereby given to the Members of the Joint Administrative Steering Committee and to the Public that the Joint Administrative Steering Committee of the Arizona Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Fund and the Arizona Life and Disability Insurance Guaranty Fund will hold a meeting, which meeting will be open to the Public, at 9:00 a.m., Thursday, October 31, 2019, in the office of the Director of the Department of Insurance, 100 N. 15th Avenue, Suite 102, Phoenix, Arizona 85007. Some members of the Committee may attend the meeting telephonically.


As indicated in the Agenda, the Joint Administrative Steering Committee may vote to go into Executive Session, which will not be open to the public, to discuss certain matters. The agenda for the meeting is as follows:
1. Executive Session, pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(1), to interview Candidate A.
2. Executive Session, pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(1), to interview Candidate B.
3. Executive Session, pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(1), to interview Candidate C.
4. Executive Session, pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(1), to discuss one or more personnel matters.
5. Consideration and any action to be taken as a result of the discussion of the Committee in Executive Session.
6. Call to the Public: This is the time for the public to comment. Members of the Committee may not discuss items that are not on the Agenda. Therefore, action taken as a result of any public comment will be limited to directing staff to study the matter or scheduling the matter for further discussion and decision at a later date.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the Arizona Department of Insurance Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator, (602) 771-2785. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE ARIZONA PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE GUARANTY FUND TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2019

Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.01 and A.R.S. §20-663(C), notice is hereby given to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Arizona Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Fund (APCIGF) and to the Public that the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of APCIGF will hold a meeting, which will be open to the Public, at 1:30 o’clock p.m., Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Suite 204, Arizona Department of Insurance Conference Room, 100 N. 15th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85007-2624.  Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(3) and (4) the Board may vote to go into executive session, which will not be open to the public, for the purpose of consulting with its attorneys and obtaining legal advice on any matter on the agenda.

 

Some members of the Board may attend the Meeting telephonically.

 

The Agenda for the meeting is as follows:

 

  1. Announcement that the meeting will be conducted in accordance with the Anti-Trust Compliance Policy adopted September 26, 2006 by the Board of Directors and in compliance with Arizona law (A.R.S. §§ 38-501 to 38-511) concerning the disclosure of conflicts of interest with regard to any matter before the Board for consideration.  
  2. Move into Executive Session to confer with and receive advice from legal counsel concerning issues that arisen between APCIGF and the Industrial Commission of Arizona regarding the appropriate allocation of final distributions from certain receivers of insolvent insurers.  
  3. Consideration of any action to be taken in respect of the matters discussed in Executive Session.
  4. Call to the Public.  This is the time for the public to comment.  Members of the Board may not discuss items that are not on the Agenda.  Therefore, action taken as a result of any public comment will be limited to directing staff to study the matter or scheduling the matter for further discussion and decision at a later date.

 

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the Arizona Department of Insurance, Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator (602) 364-3764.  Requests should be made as early as possible to arrange the accommodation.

 

ARIZONA PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE GUARANTY FUND

 

Dated this 8th day of July, 2019.

 

/s/ Sara M. Begley

Sara M. Begley

Chair

Notice of Public Meeting and Executive Session of the Arizona Life & Disability Insurance Guaranty Fund

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02 and A.R.S. § 20-690(B), notice is hereby given to the members of the Board of Directors of the Arizona Life and Disability Insurance Guaranty Fund (ALDIGF) and to the public that the Board of Directors of ALDIGF will hold its Annual Meeting, which will be open to the public, at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 12, 2019, in the Arizona Department of Insurance Conference Room, 100 N. 15th Avenue, Suite 304, Phoenix, Arizona 85007.

Some members of the Board may attend the meeting telephonically.

As indicated in the agenda, the ALDIGF Board may vote to go into executive session, which will not be open to the public, to discuss certain matters.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

1. Announcement that the meeting will be conducted in accordance with ALDIGF’s Conflict of Interest and Anti-Trust Compliance Policies.

2. Discussion and possible action regarding disclosures of conflicts of interest procedures.

3. Review and approval of the minutes of the ALDIGF Board meeting held May 14, 2019.

4. Executive session, pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(2) and A.R.S. § 20-689 for the purpose of receiving information about and discussion of the financial condition of one or more member insurers for which ALDIGF has not been activated.

5. Report concerning activities with respect to the detection and prevention of insolvencies.

6. Election of officers and appointment of standing committees.

7. Financial reports and any action or discussion related thereto as follows:

A. Performance of ALDIGF’s investment portfolio through October 31, 2019;

B. The financial condition of ALDIGF as of October 31, 2019.

8. Report concerning claims and other activity with regard to member insurers for which ALDIGF has been activated, and any discussion, consideration or action related thereto:

A. Executive Life Insurance Company of New York (ELNY);

B. Life and Health Insurance Company of America (LHICA);

C. Lincoln Memorial Life Insurance Company (LML);

D. Meritus Mutual Health Partners (Meritus Mutual);

E. National States Insurance Company (NSIC);

F. Penn Treaty Network America Insurance Company (Penn Treaty) and American Network Insurance Company (ANIC);

i. Claim payments and premium collections;

ii. Funding due March 1, 2020.

G. Standard Life Insurance Company of Indiana (SLIC);

H. Senior American Insurance Company

I. Claims appeals.

9. Report, discussion and possible action concerning assessment for the Disability Account.

10. Report, discussion and possible action about using an electronic payment system for assessments.

11. Status report, discussion and possible action concerning the following:

A. Payment of NOLHGA assessments for the first quarter of 2019 in the amount of $71,868.00 and the second quarter of 2019 in the amount of $57,976.00;

B. ALDIGF Plan of Operation;

C. Contracts with banks, investment managers, auditors and other servicing facilities;

D. ALDIGF Administrative, Life and Annuity Accounts.

12. Report and discussion regarding division legislation enacted in Illinois and other states, and possible implications to ALDIGF.

13. Report, discussion and possible action regarding GAO reporting and change in accounting/reporting method.

14. Additional executive session, if necessary, pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(3), to confer with counsel concerning any item included within this agenda.

15. Date, Time and Place of Board meetings to be held during the ensuing year.

16. Call to the public. This is the time for the public to comment. The Board may not discuss items that are not on the agenda. Therefore, action taken as a result of any public comment will be limited to directing staff to study the matter or scheduling the matter for further discussion and decision at a later date.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the Arizona Department of Insurance Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator, (602) 364-3764. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

Dated this 4th day of November, 2019.

ARIZONA LIFE AND DISABILITY INSURANCE GUARANTY FUND

/s/ Tod D. Lashway

Chair of the Board.