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2 02/11/2009 

All New York Domestic Insurers

Deficit Reduction Plan - Section 332 Additional Assessment

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3 02/19/2009

All Motor Vehicle Self-Insurers and Insurers Writing Motor Vehicle Insurance in New York State

Unfair Claims Settlement Practices - No-Fault Notice of Claim Provisions

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4 02/19/2009

All Foreign Authorized Property/Casualty Insurers, Foreign Authorized Financial Guaranty Insurers, Foreign Authorized Mortgage Guaranty Insurers, Foreign Authorized Reciprocal Insurers, Foreign Authorized Title Insurers, and Foreign Accredited Reinsurers of the Aforementioned Types of Companies, All Foreign Authorized Life Insurers, Foreign Authorized Accident and Health Insurers, Accredited Life Reinsurers and Foreign Licensed Fraternal Benefit Societies

Filing of the New York Annual Statement Supplement

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5 02/19/2009

All Insurers Licensed to Write Property/Casualty Insurance; Joint Underwriting Associations; Rate Service Organizations; and the New York Automobile Insurance Plan

New Procedures for the Filing of Policy Forms, Rules and Rates

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6 03/11/2009

WITHDRAWN

Effective 02/23/2010

See Circular Letter No. 1 (2010)

All authorized property/casualty insurers, co-operative property/casualty insurers, financial guaranty insurers, mortgage guaranty insurers, title insurers, reciprocal insurers, captive insurers, registered risk retention groups; rate service organizations; State Insurance Fund; New York Property Insurance Underwriting Association; New York Medical Malpractice Insurance Plan; New York Automobile Insurance Plan; Motor Vehicle Accident Indemnification Corporation; and Excess Line Association of New York.

Disaster Planning, Preparedness and Response

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7 03/31/2009

WITHDRAWN

Effective 02/23/2010

See Circular Letter No. 2 (2010)

All accident and health insurers, Article 43 corporations; employee welfare funds; licensed Public Health Law Article 44 health maintenance organizations and integrated delivery systems, municipal cooperative health benefit plans.

Disaster Planning, Preparedness and Response

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8 03/31/2009

WITHDRAWN

Effective 02/23/2010

See Circular Letter No. 3 (2010)

All authorized life insurers, retirement systems, and fraternal benefit societies.

Disaster Planning, Preparedness and Response

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9 03/03/2009

All licensed insurance agents and brokers

Permissible services of insurance agents and brokers; rebating and inducements

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10 04/08/2009

All insurers authorized to write accident and health insurance in New York, Article 43 corporations, and health maintenance organizations (collectively, "insurers")

Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) health insurance premium assistance pursuant to the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), and the special election period for state continuation coverage required by Chapter 7 of the New York State Laws of 2009

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11 06/29/2009

All Persons, Firms, Associations, or Other Entities Licensed, Authorized, Registered, Certified, or Approved Pursuant to the New York Insurance Law (collectively, Licensees)

Compliance with the Federal Bank Secrecy Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and Office of Foreign Assets Control Requirements

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Supplement No. 1 to Circular Letter No. 23 (2008) 04/07/2009

All Insurers Writing Homeowners' Policies in New York

Mid-Term Cancellation of Policies Based Upon Residence Becoming Unoccupied

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12 04/21/2009

All Property/Casualty Insurance Companies; CO-Operative Property/Casualty Insurance Companies; Reciprocal Insurers; Aand Financial Guaranty Insurance Corporations

Property/Casualty Insurance Security Fund

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13 04/30/2009

All Insurers Authorized to Transact Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance Business in New York and the New York Automobile Insurance Plan

Motor Vehicle Law Enforcement Fee

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14 06/05/2009

All Insurers Authorized to Write Motor Vehicle Insurance in New York State, Rate Service Organizations, New York Automobile Insurance Plan and Insurance Producer Organizations

Accident Prevention Course Providers; Newly Approved Internet/Alternate Delivery Method Point and Insurance Reduction Program (I-PIRP); Notice Requirements

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Supplement No. 2 to Circular Letter No. 22 (2005) 06/26/2009

All Property/Casualty Insurers Domiciled in New York State

Filing of Actuarial Opinion Summary (“AOS”)

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15 06/30/2009

All Insurers and Self-Insurers Authorized to Write Motor Vehicle Liability, Physical Damage and Mechanical Breakdown Insurance in New York State; and the New York Automobile Insurance Plan

Third Party Information Sharing for Sales Tax Compliance Purposes

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16 07/30/2009

WITHDRAWN

Effective 08/10/2010

See Circular Letter No. 10 (2010)

All Authorized Insurers (including Alien Insurers Transacting Business in New York through United States Branches) that are Exempt from Article 15 of the New York Insurance Law

Holding Company System Annual Registration Statements Filed with other States and Reporting of Planned Transactions

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17 07/15/2009

All Insurers Licensed to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations (Insurers) and Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs)

Submission of Information for Loss Ratio Reports Filed Pursuant to New York Insurance Law 3231(e)(2)(B) or 4308(h)(1)

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18 07/24/2009

All Licensed Excess Line Brokers, Insurance Brokers and Insurance Producer Organizations, and the Excess Line Association of New York (ELANY)

Excess Line Export List

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19 08/03/2009

All authorized insurers licensed to write service contract reimbursement insurance, licensed excess line brokers, registered service contract providers, and the Excess Line Association of New York

Service Contract Reimbursement Insurance

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Supplement No. 1 to Circular Letter No. 27 (2008) 08/10/2009

WITHDRAWN

Effective 10/19/2009

All Authorized Life Insurers and Fraternal Benefit Societies (collectively, Licensees)

Recognition in New York of Marriages Between Same-Sex Partners Legally Performed in Other Jurisdictions

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20 09/10/2009

WITHDRAWN

Effective 06/04/2014

See Insurance Circular Letter No. 5 (2014)

All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, and Health Maintenance Organizations (“HMOs”) (collectively, “insurers”)

Impact of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Dominici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008

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21 09/16/2009

WITHDRAWN AND RESCINDED

Effective 12/07/2009

All Authorized Insurers Writing Motor Vehicle Insurance in New York State; Motor Vehicle Self-Insurers; the New York Automobile Insurance Plan; and the Motor Vehicle Accident Indemnification Corporation

The New York State Health Care Reform Act and No-Fault Insurance

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22 09/30/2009

All Insurers Licensed to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State including Article 43 Corporations, Article 45 Corporations, Article 47 Corporations and Health Maintenance Organizations (collectively, insurers)

Health Insurance Coverage for Unmarried Young Adults through Age 29 (Chapter 240 of the Laws of 2009)

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23 09/30/2009

All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York, Article 43 Corporations, Article 45 Corporations, Article 47 Corporations and Health Maintenance Organizations (collectively, insurers)

Thirty-Six Month State Continuation Benefit Required by Chapter 236 of the Laws of 2009

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Supplement No. 1 to Circular Letter No. 27 (2008) 12/09/2009

WITHDRAWN

Effective 08/02/2013

All Authorized Life Insurers and Fraternal Benefit Societies (collectively, “Licensees”)

Recognition in New York of Marriages Between Same-Sex Partners Legally Performed in Other Jurisdictions

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