Regulatory Bulletins

Regulatory Bulletins

ADOI issues regulatory bulletins (formerly known as "Circular Letters") to clarify regulatory requirements.

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Numbering in the TITLE column has been standardized to a YYYY-## (four-digit year, a dash, and two-digit number) format. For example, "Circular Letter 97-7" displays as "Circular Letter 1997-07."

Title Description Author Date Issuedsort ascending
Regulatory Bulletin 2015-05: 2015 Arizona Insurance Laws

This Regulatory Bulletin summarizes the major, newly enacted legislation affecting the Department, its licensees, and insurance consumers. This summary is not meant as an exhaustive list or a detailed analysis of all insurance-related bills. It generally describes the substantive content, but does not capture all details or necessarily cover all bills that may be of interest to a particular reader. The Department may follow this bulletin with other, more detailed bulletins related to implementation of the legislation.

Germaine L. Marks 20150619
Regulatory Bulletin 2015-04: Insuring Transportation Network Company Drivers

The Arizona Legislature passed HB 2135 (Laws 2015, Chapter 235) that establishes insurance and regulatory requirements for transportation network companies and their drivers.  The legislation is effective from and after July 3, 2015.  The purpose of this Regulatory Bulletin is to provide guidance to insurers that wish to file products with the Arizona Department of Insurance (“ADOI”) to provide coverage for individuals operating a transportation network company vehicle.

Germaine L. Marks 20150427
Regulatory Bulletin 2015 - 03: Excepted Benefits in the Arizona Individual Health Insurance Market

The purpose of this Bulletin is to highlight (underscore) the criteria for certain health insurance benefits in the individual market to be exempt (“excepted”) from the market reforms of the Affordable care Act (“ACA”), and from corresponding regulations promulgated by the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) in Title 45 of the Code of Federal Regulations (“45 CFR”).  In particular, this Bulletin addresses recent changes to 45 CFR §148.220 (2014), offers guidance regarding three issues raised by the amendment of §148.220, and provides sample language to meet the requirements of §148.220.

Germaine L. Marks 20150323
Regulatory Bulletin 2015-02

The purpose of this Bulletin is to advise you of certain provisions of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program reauthorization Act of 2015 amending and extending the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 (“TRIA” or “the Act”) by reauthorization, which may require insurers to submit a filing in Arizona of disclosure notices, policy language and applicable rates as a result of the Act.  For further details related to the Act, please consult the Act itself.  This Bulletin supersedes Regulatory Bulletin 2008-01 titled “Voluntary Expedited Procedures for Compliance with the Provisions of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007.”

Germaine L. Marks 20150224
Regulatory Bulletin 2015-01A

Revision of Private Passenger Automobile Property Damage Threshold for Purposes of A.R.S. § 20-1631(E) Note: This bulletin supersedes Regulatory Bulletin 2015-01, which has been withdrawn.

Germaine L. Marks 20150209
Regulatory Bulletin 2014-10

Industrial Insureds – Minimum Qualifying Amounts

Germaine L. Marks 20141231
Regulatory Bulletin 2014-09

Travel Insurance Producer Licensure

Germaine L. Marks 20141104
Regulatory Bulletin 2014-08

Insurance Compliance Self-Evaluative Privilege

Germaine L. Marks 20141021
Regulatory Bulletin 2014-07

Premium Credit for Subscription to Fire Protection Service

Germaine L. Marks 20141008
Regulatory Bulletin 2014-06

Individual Annuity or Pure Endowment Contracts: use of 1983 Table “a”; Annuity 2000 Mortality Table and 2012 Individual Annuity Reserving (2012 IAR) Table

Germaine L. Marks 20140908
Regulatory Bulletin 2014-05

Segregation of Funds for Certain Abortion Services for Enrollees who Receive Federal Funds

Germaine L. Marks 20140718
Regulatory Bulletin 2014-04

2014 Arizona Insurance Laws

Germaine L. Marks 20140715
Regulatory Bulletin 2014-03

Licensing Requirements for Health Insurance Navigators and Health Insurance Certified Application Counselors

Germaine L. Marks 20140616
Regulatory Bulletin 2014-02

Filing Fee for Non-Profit Military Mutual Aid Associations

Germaine L. Marks 20140415
Regulatory Bulletin 2014-01
Revision of Private Passenger Automobile Property Damage Threshold for Purposes of A.R.S. § 20-1631(E) 
Germaine L. Marks 20140205
Regulatory Bulletin 2013-04

Threshold Rate Increase Review in the Small Group Market

Germaine L. Marks 20131220
Regulatory Bulletin 2013-03

Preapproved Life Settlement Disclosure Forms

Germaine L. Marks 20130917
Regulatory Bulletin 2013-02

2013 Arizona Insurance Laws

Germaine L. Marks 20130821
Regulatory Bulletin 2013-01
Revision of Private Passenger Automobile Property Damage Threshold for Purposes of 
A.R.S. § 20-1631(E)
Germaine L. Marks 20130123
Regulatory Bulletin 2012-04

Threshold Rate Increase Review

Germaine L. Marks 20121221

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