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Insurance Circular Letter No. 12 (2017): Coverage for Health Services Provided to Transgender Individuals

08/16/2017 Circular Letter No. 12

Statement by New York Superintendent of Financial Services Maria T. Vullo on Congressional Budget Office Report on the Impact of Non-Payment of Cost Share Reduction Funds Owed Under the Affordable Care Act

08/15/2017 Statement

Medicare Supplement Insurance Premium Rates for August 2017

08/07/2017 Medicare Supplement Insurance

State Insurance Advisory Board Nomination Procedures Now Available

08/04/2017 Announcement
Insurance Circular Letter No. 11 (2017): Family Leave Benefits Coverage 07/28/2017 Circular Letter No. 11
Insurance Circular Letter No. 10 (2017): Insurance Claims Arising out of Flooding of Lake Ontario 07/27/2017 Circular Letter No. 10
Insurance Circular Letter No. 9 (2017): Climate Change and Sustainability 07/26/2017 Circular Letter No. 9

Disciplinary Actions Against Insurance Companies, Agents, Brokers & Adjusters

07/21/2017 Disciplinary Actions

Statement by Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo in Response to Comments Made Today by Acting OCC Comptroller Keith Noreika Regarding a National Bank Charter for Non-Bank Financial Services Companies

07/19/2017 Statement

Statement by Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding DFS's Order to Deauthorize AFP as Attorney-in-Fact for PRI



Statement by Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo in Support of Proposed Federal Beneficial Ownership Legislation

07/05/2017 Statement

CSBS Launches Fintech Advisory Panel to Help Modernize State Regulation (

06/29/2017 Article
Insurance Circular Letter No. 8 (2017): Release of Substance Abuse Records 06/28/2017 Insurance Circular Letters - 2017

Statement by Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo on the Decision by the New York State Court of Appeals in Gevorkyan V. Judelson

06/28/2017 Statement

Staten Island Doctor and Two Others Diverted Millions Dollars' Worth of Pain Pills (Drug Enforcement Administration)

06/22/2017 Article
Moonlighting Queens Paralegal Charged with Stealing $80,000 from Clients of Jackson Heights Law Firm that Employed Him (Queens County DA) 06/21/2017 Article (PDF)
Statement by New York State Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo on the Approval of Gemini Trust to Open Representative Office in Washington State 06/13/2017 Statement
Superintendent Vullo Participates in the City&State State of NY Women Forum (City and State NY) 06/09/2017 Article
Statement by Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo on House Republicans’ Passage of Bill Dismantling the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act 06/08/2017 Statement

DFS has posted health insurer Rate Applications for 2018 (DFS Portal)

06/08/2017 Rate Applications for 2018 (DFS Portal)

Emergency Consolidated Adoptions on Motor Vehicle Insurance Regulation

06/07/2017 Insurance Regulations Emergency Adoptions 2017

Final Adoption of Insurance Regulation 211 (11 NYCRR 363): Minimum Standards for the Form and Rating of Family Leave Benefits Coverage, Including the Establishment and Operation of a Risk Adjustment Mechanism

05/31/2017 Insurance Regulation Final Adoptions

Statement by Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo on the President’s Plan to Defund the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund

05/31/2017 Statement

Statement by Maria T. Vullo on Wannacry Ransomware Attack

05/16/2017 Statement

Statement by Superintendent Maria T. Vullo on the Department of Financial Services Lawsuit Challenging the OCC’s Unauthorized Decision to Grant “Special Purpose” National Bank Charters to Undefined “Fintech” Companies

05/12/2017 Statement

Father And Son Plead Guilty In Conspiracy To Pay Bribes And Gratuities (United States Attorney's Office)

05/09/2017 Article

Proposed Rulemaking of Regulation 208 (11 NYCRR 228) Standards for Financial Risk Transfer Between Insurers and Health Care Providers

Proposed Consolidated:

  • Fifth Amendment of Regulations 9, 18 & 29 (11 NYCRR 20) Brokers, Agents And Certain Other Licensees - General
  • Fifth Amendment of Regulation 87 (11 NYCRR 29) Special Prohibitions
  • First Amendment of Regulation 194 (11 NYCRR 30) Producer Compensation Transparency
  • Third Amendment of Regulation 125 (11 NYCRR 24) Requirements Pertaining To The Location Of An Insurance Agent Or Broker At Each Place Of Insurance Business: Reporting Requirements
  • New Regulation 206 (11 NYCRR 35) (PDF) Title Insurance: Title Insurance Agents, Affiliated Relationships, And Required Disclosures
05/01/2017 Proposed Insurance Regulations

Proposed 3rd Amendment to Insurance Regulation 56 (11 NYCRR 94): Valuation of Individual and Group Accident and Health Insurance Reserves

Proposed 6th Amendment to Insurance Regulation No. 35-D (11 NYCRR 60-2): Supplementary Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists Insurance

04/26/2017 Proposed Insurance Regulations

Statement by New York Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding the Lawsuit Filed by the CSBS Challenging the Authority of the Comptroller of the Currency to Create a Nonbank Special-Purpose National Bank Charter for “Fintech” Companies

04/26/2017 Statement
Insurance Circular Letter No. 7 (2017): Health Insurance Coverage for Infertility Treatment Regardless of Sexual Orientation or Marital Status 04/19/2017 Insurance Circular Letters 2017
Insurance Circular Letter No. 6 (2017): Health Insurance Coverage for Medical Marijuana 04/12/2017 Insurance Circular Letters 2017

Insurance Circular Letter No. 4 (2017): Disaster Planning, Preparedness, and Response by the Property/Casualty Insurance Industry

Insurance Circular Letter No. 5 (2017): Disaster Planning, Preparedness, and Response by the Life and Health Insurance Industries

03/28/2017 Insurance Circular Letters 2017

Statement by New York State Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo on the OCC’s Proposed Licensing Manual Supplement for Evaluating Charter Applications From Financial Technology Companies

03/15/2017 Statement

Adoption of New 23 NYCRR 500 of the Regulations of the Superintendent of Financial Services (Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies)

03/03/2017 Final Adoptions - Financial Services

DFS Takes Possession of Melrose Credit Union, Appoints NCUA as Conservator

02/10/2017 Press Release

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Convictions in Syracuse Mortgage Fraud and Witness Tampering Cases (Office of the Attorney General)

02/08/2017 Announcement

The Affordable Care Act: Understanding Federal Actions

02/03/2017 ACA

2016 Report of Premiums Fair Plan Premium Summary

01/23/2017 Fire Tax Information

General SERFF Guidelines for Form Filings: Life Bureau - Albany (Updated)

01/19/2017 Guidelines

A.G. Schneiderman, Doi Commissioner Peters And Dfs Superintendent Vullo Announce Indictments Of 13 Current And Former City Fire And Police Department Employees In Half Million Dollar Supplemental Insurance Fraud Scams

12/13/2016 Announcement (Office of the Attorney General)

Four Individuals Charged in No-Fault Insurance Scheme

12/08/2016 Announcement (PDF)

Ulster DA Announces Arrest for Insurance Fraud

12/07/2016 Announcement (external link)

Doctor Charged in Manhattan Federal Court for Illegal Distribution Of Millions of Oxycodone Pills

12/02/2016 Announcement (PDF)

DFS Has Been Awarded $1.2 Million Grant to Increase our Efforts to Enforce Mental Health Parity Laws and to Help Train Examiners

10/31/2016 Grant (PDF)

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Recovery of Over $500K in Local Doctor’s Fraudulent Medicaid Billings

10/06/2016 Announcement (NYS Office of Attorney General site)

Per Scholas Celebrates Expansion to Brooklyn

09/28/2016 Article (external link)

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Arrests Of Husband And Wife Fugitives In Syracuse Mortgage Fraud Case

09/21/2016 Announcement

Liquidation of the New York-Licensed Agencies of Jugobanka and Beogradska Banka


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