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The Affordable Care Act: Understanding Federal Actions

02/03/2017 ACA

Medicare Supplement Insurance Premium Rates for February 2017

02/01/2017 Medicare Supplement Insurance

Insurance Circular Letter No. 1 (2017): Life Insurance Unfair Claim Settlement Practices during the Contestability Period

01/26/2017 Insurance Circular Letters 2017

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

Final Adoption of First Amendment to Insurance Regulation 50 (11 NYCRR 12): Agent Training Allowance Subsidies for Certain Life Insurance and Annuity Business

01/09/2017 Final Adoptions - Insurance

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)

Life Insurers: Special Considerations relating to December 31, 2016 Reserves and Other Solvency Issues


Domestic Insurers

Foreign Insurers

Insurance Circular Letter No. 7 (2016): Unsuitable Deferred-to-Immediate Annuity Contract Replacements and Betterment of Rate Calculations

12/08/2016 Insurance Circular Letters - 2016

Four Individuals Charged in No-Fault Insurance Scheme

12/08/2016 Announcement (PDF)

2016 Foreclosure Legislation Home Page


Foreclosure Legislation

Adoption of Part 422 of the Superintendent's Regulations (Inspecting, Securing and Maintaining Vacant and Abandoned Residential Real Property)

12/07/2016 Banking Final Adoptions

Final Adoption of Insurance Regulation 209 (11 NYCRR New Part 76): Commercial Crime Coverage Exclusions

12/07/2016 Final Adoptions - Insurance

Disciplinary Actions Against Insurance Companies, Agents, Brokers & Adjusters

12/07/2016 Disciplinary Actions
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)

Instructions for LTC Annual Report Submission

11/21/2016 Health Insurers - Reporting Requirements

Out-of-Network Reimbursement Rate Workgroup Meeting Schedule Update

11/17/2016 Schedule Update

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)

Data Call: Public Auto Classifications

10/28/2016 Property Bureau Data Calls

DFS Statement Regarding the Issuance of Stop Loss Coverage and Fully-Insured Group Insurance by Authorized Insurers to New York Small Group Employers

10/27/2016 Statement

Emergency Management Data Calls: Pandemic Influenza Preparedness

10/07/2016 EM Data Calls

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)

Proposed 23 NYCRR 500: Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies

09/28/2016 Proposed DFS Regulations

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

Emergency Adoption of the Sixth Amendment To 11 NYCRR 361 (Insurance Regulation 146):

  • Establishment and Operation of Market Stabilization Mechanisms for Certain Health Insurance Markets

09/09/2016 Insurance Regulations Emergency Adoptions 2016

Live Webcast of the Public Hearing Concerning the Application by Anthem, Inc. for Approval of Acquisition of Control of Cigna Life Insurance Company of New York


Webcast (external link)

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


Liquidation details

2016 New York State Consumer Guide to Health Insurers


Consumer Guide

Workers' Compensation Loss Cost 2016 Hearing - Opinion and Decision

08/01/2016 2016 Workers' Compensation Loss Cost Hearing

Final Adoption of the 45th Amendment to Insurance Regulation No. 62 (11 NYCRR 52):

  • Minimum Standards for Form, Content and Sale of Health Insurance, Including Standards of Full and Fair Disclosure

07/05/2016 Insurance Regulations Final Adoptions 2016

2015 DFS Annual Report

06/17/2016 DFS Annual Reports


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