Regulatory Bulletins


Arizona Department of Insurance
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Phoenix, AZ  85007-2630

Starting July 1, 2020, we became the
Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions (DIFI).

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 Descriptionsort ascending Author Date Issued
Regulatory Bulletin 2016-05: Expiration of Arizona Administrative Code ("A.A.C.") R20-6-204; Surplus Lines Brokers' Filing Requirements; List of Unauthorized Insurers Surplus lines brokers no longer need to annually recertify surplus lines insurers for Arizona's List of Qualified Unauthorized Insurers (a.k.a. "White List").

This regulatory bulletin describes the impact of the expiration of A.A.C. R20-6-204, relating to the qualification of a foreign unauthorized insurer to be added to and retained on Arizona's White List.

Leslie R. Hess 20161219
Circular Letter 1998-13

Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998

Charles R. Cohen 19981221
Regulatory Bulletin 2017-03

Withdrawal of Circular Letter 2006-08

Leslie R. Hess 20171205
Regulatory Bulletin 2008-01

Voluntary Expedited Procedures for Compliance with the Provisions of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007

Christina Urias 20080115
Regulatory Bulletin 2006-03

Voluntary Expedited Filing Procedures For Compliance With The Provisions of The Terrorism Risk Insurance Extension Act of 2005

Christina Urias 20060126
Regulatory Bulletin 2007-04

Utilization Review Laws Applicable to Health Care Insurance and Third Party Administrator

Christina Urias 20070921
Circular Letter 1992-03

Use of United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Registration Numbers as Physician Identification Numbers

Susan Gallinger 19920417
Regulatory Bulletin 2019-01

Use of Credits and Premium Rebates in the Health Insurance Market 

Keith A. Schraad 20190207
Regulatory Bulletin 2002-04


Charles R. Cohen 20020411
Regulatory Bulletin 2020-01

Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage Offer Form; SB1087

Keith A. Schraad 20200110
Regulatory Bulletin 2008-03

Uniform Employee Health Status Questionnaire

Christina Urias 20080327
Circular Letter 1989-02

Unclaimed Property

Susan Gallinger 19891003
Regulatory Bulletin 2004-03

Uncertainty Related to Expiration of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 Exclusions Related to Acts of Terrorism2004 Arizona Insurance Laws

Christina Urias 20040907
Regulatory Bulletin 2014-09

Travel Insurance Producer Licensure

Germaine L. Marks 20141104
Regulatory Bulletin 2001-05

Transition of Regulatory Authority over Prepaid Dental Plan Organizations

Charles R. Cohen 20010615
Regulatory Bulletin 2001-06

Transition of Regulatory Authority over Health Care Services Organizations

Charles R. Cohen 20010615
Circular Letter 2000-15

Timely Pay and Grievance Law

Charles R. Cohen 20001109
Regulatory Bulletin 2012-04

Threshold Rate Increase Review

Germaine L. Marks 20121221
Regulatory Bulletin 2013-04

Threshold Rate Increase Review in the Small Group Market

Germaine L. Marks 20131220
Regulatory Bulletin 2017-01: Property & Casualty Commercial Insurance Notices

This regulatory bulletin supersedes and withdraws previously issued Regulatory Bulletin 2002-03 and Regulatory Bulletin 2002-03A, and summarizes updated requirements that insurers must observe with regard to notifying policyholders of premium increases, changes in deductible, reduction in limits or reduction in coverage.

Leslie R. Hess 20170517