Circular Letters Issued from 2021 through previous calendar year


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NumberDate IssuedStatusAddressed ToSubject (and Link)
12021-02-03 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, and Prepaid Health ServicesHealth Insurance Coverage for Preventive Care and Screenings and Maternity Care in Relation to Surrogacy
22021-02-04 All Authorized Property/Casualty InsurersCyber Insurance Risk Framework
32021-02-23 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, and Prepaid Health ServicesHealth Insurance Coverage of Infertility Treatments Regardless of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity
42021-03-10 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, and Prepaid Health Services PlansAdministrative Denials, Prompt Payment, Utilization Review, Coding of Claims, and Prohibitions Against Retrospective Denials of Pre-Authorized Services
52021-03-16 All New York Domestic and Foreign Insurance CompaniesDiversity and Corporate Governance
62021-07-19

WITHDRAWN

See Insurance Circular Letter No. 10 (2022)

All authorized property/casualty insurance companies, co-operative property/casualty insurance companies, financial guaranty insurance corporations, mortgage guaranty insurance companies, title insurance corporations, non-profit property/casualty insurance companies, reciprocal insurers, captive insurance companies, the New York State Insurance Fund, the New York Property Insurance Underwriting Association, the New York Medical Malpractice Insurance Plan, the New York Automobile Insurance Plan, the Motor Vehicle Accident Indemnification Corporation, rate service organizations, and the Excess Line Association of New YorkDisaster Planning, Preparedness, and Response by the Property/Casualty Insurance Industry
72021-07-19

WITHDRAWN

See Insurance Circular Letter No. 11 (2022)

All authorized life insurance companies, retirement systems, fraternal benefit societies, employee welfare funds, authorized accident and health insurance companies, Article 43 corporations, certified Public Health Law Article 44 health maintenance organizations, municipal cooperative health benefit plans, and student health plans certified pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124Disaster Planning, Preparedness, and Response by the Life and Health Insurance Industries
82021-09-02 All authorized property/casualty insurance companies issuing homeowners insurance policies in the below-designated countiesInsurance Claims Arising out of Tropical Depression Ida
92021-10-07 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, Prepaid Health Services Plans, and Utilization Review AgentsHospital Staffing and Suspension of Utilization Review Requirements and Appeal Timeframes
102021-12-17 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, Prepaid Health Services Plans, and Health Care ProvidersThe No Surprises Act, Independent Dispute Resolution Process, and Disclosure of Protections from Balance Billing
112021-12-22 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, Prepaid Health Services Plans, and Health Care Providers and FacilitiesThe No Surprises Act and Ensuring Continuity of Care During Transitional Periods
122021-12-29 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, Prepaid Health Services Plans, and Health Care ProvidersProvider Directory and Health Insurance Identification Card Requirements under the No Surprises Act and State Law
132021-12-29 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, and Prepaid Health Services PlansThe No Surprises Act and Disclosure of Insurance Producer Compensation to Insureds in the Individual Comprehensive Health Insurance Market
12022-01-06 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, Prepaid Health Services Plans, Utilization Review Agents, and Licensed Independent AdjustersCoronavirus and the Suspension of Certain Utilization Review Requirements
22022-02-01 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, and Prepaid Health Services Plans.Rewards and Incentives for COVID-19 Vaccinations
Supplement No. 1 to CL 1 (2022)2022-02-03 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, Prepaid Health Services Plans, Utilization Review Agents, and Licensed Independent AdjustersCoronavirus and the Suspension of Certain Utilization Review Requirements
32022-02-25 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, and Prepaid Health Services PlansCoverage for COVID-19 Testing
42022-03-31 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, and Prepaid Health Services PlansHealth Insurance Coverage for the Prevention of Colorectal Cancer
52022-04-19 All New York Domiciled Insurers and Other Interested PartiesAcquisitions of Control and Disclaimers of Control
62022-04-21 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, and Prepaid Health Services PlansCoverage of Early Intervention Program Services
72022-04-22 All Property/Casualty Insurers Authorized to Write Motor Vehicle Insurance in New York State and the New York Automobile Insurance PlanMotor Vehicle Insurance and the Gender Recognition Act
82022-07-20 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, Prepaid Health Services Plans, Utilization Review Agents, and Health Care ProvidersApplicability of Utilization Review Requirements and Recommended Best Practices
92022-07-22 All Domestic Insurers and Licensed U.S. Branches of Alien Insurers Entered Through New York StateStoring Books and Records Through Electronic Means, Including in the Cloud
102022-07-25

WITHDRAWN

See Insurance Circular Letter No. 4 (2023)

All authorized property/casualty insurance companies, co-operative property/casualty insurance companies, financial guaranty insurance corporations, mortgage guaranty insurance companies, title insurance corporations, non-profit property/casualty insurance companies, reciprocal insurers, captive insurance companies, the New York State Insurance Fund, the New York Property Insurance Underwriting Association, the New York Medical Malpractice Insurance Plan, the New York Automobile Insurance Plan, the Motor Vehicle Accident Indemnification Corporation, rate service organizations, and the Excess Line Association of New YorkDisaster Planning, Preparedness, and Response by the Property/Casualty Insurance Industry
112022-07-25

WITHDRAWN

See Insurance Circular Letter No. 5 (2023)

All authorized life insurance companies, retirement systems, fraternal benefit societies, employee welfare funds, authorized accident and health insurance companies, Article 43 corporations, certified Public Health Law Article 44 health maintenance organizations, municipal cooperative health benefit plans, and student health plans certified pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124Disaster Planning, Preparedness, and Response by the Life and Health Insurance Industries
Supplement No. 1 to CL 9 (2021)2022-08-29 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, Prepaid Health Services Plans, Utilization Review AgentsResumption of Utilization Review Requirements and Appeal Timeframes Previously Suspended Due to Hospital Staffing Shortages
122022-8-31 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, and Prepaid Health Services PlansCoverage for Immunization Against, Testing for, and Diagnosis of the Monkeypox Virus
132022-11-21 All Insurers, Licensed Insurance Producers, Licensed Fraternal Benefit Societies, the New York Automobile Insurance Plan, the New York Property Insurance Underwriting Association, the New York State Insurance Fund, the New York Medical Malpractice Insurance Plan, and the Excess Line Association of New YorkCannabis-Related Criminal Convictions and Insurance Underwriting
12023-02-10 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, and Prepaid Health Services PlansAmerican Medical Association Current Procedural Terminology for Evaluation and Management Codes Submitted by Psychiatrists
22023-05-09 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, Prepaid Health Services Plans, and Health Care ProvidersCriteria to Determine a Reasonable Fee Under the Independent Dispute Resolution Process
32023-05-10 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, and Prepaid Health Services PlansCoverage of COVID-19 Testing and Immunization Following the Expiration of the Federal Public Health Emergency
42023-06-05 All authorized property/casualty insurance companies, co-operative property/casualty insurance companies, financial guaranty insurance corporations, mortgage guaranty insurance companies, title insurance corporations, non-profit property/casualty insurance companies, reciprocal insurers, captive insurance companies, the New York State Insurance Fund, the New York Property Insurance Underwriting Association, the New York Medical Malpractice Insurance Plan, the New York Automobile Insurance Plan, the Motor Vehicle Accident Indemnification Corporation, rate service organizations, and the Excess Line Association of New YorkDisaster Planning, Preparedness, and Response by the Property/Casualty Insurance Industry
52023-06-05 All authorized life insurance companies, retirement systems, fraternal benefit societies, employee welfare funds, authorized accident and health insurance companies, Article 43 corporations, certified Public Health Law Article 44 health maintenance organizations, municipal cooperative health benefit plans, and student health plans certified pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124Disaster Planning, Preparedness, and Response by the Life and Health Insurance Industries
62023-07-17 All Insurers Authorized to Write Life Insurance Policies and Annuity Contracts in New York StateUnfair and Unlawful Discrimination in the Sale of Life Insurance and Annuities in the Individual Market and Certain Group Markets
Supplement No. 1 to Insurance CL No. 4 (2022)2023-07-18 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, and Prepaid Health Services PlansHealth Insurance Coverage for the Prevention of Colorectal Cancer
72023-11-16 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, and Prepaid Health Services PlansGuidance to Facilitate the Review and Approval Process for Accident and Health Insurance Policy Forms and Rates
82023-12-18 All Insurers Authorized to Write Motor Vehicle Insurance in New York State, the New York Automobile Insurance Plan, Rate Service Organizations, and Licensed Insurance ProducersSupplemental Spousal Liability Insurance
92023-12-21 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, and Prepaid Health Services PlansReimbursement for Treatment Provided by School-Based Mental Health Clinics
102023-12-22 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, Student Health Plans Certified Pursuant to Insurance Law § 1124, Municipal Cooperative Health Benefit Plans, and Prepaid Health Services PlansCoverage of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Immunizations
112023-12-22 All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in New York State, Article 43 Corporations, Health Maintenance Organizations, and Fraternal Benefit SocietiesLong Term Care Premium Rate Adjustments and Disclosure Requirements