Insurance Division Bulletins

2010 Bulletins

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File Date
Subject
2010-001 03-09-2010 ANNUAL REPORT ASSESSING THE OPERATIONS OF MANAGED HEALTH CARE PLANS
Grievance Log (excel)
2010-002 06-22-2010 FEDERAL HEALTH REFORM AND RELATED FORM FILINGS FOR EXPANDING COVERAGE FOR DEPENDENT CHILDREN TO AGE 26
2010-003 07-27-2010 This Bulletin Rescinds and Withdraws Bulletin 2010-002
2010-004 09-10-2010 INDUCEMENTS AND AGENT FEES
2010-005 09-14-2010 FEDERAL HEALTH CARE LAW REQUIREMENTS AND THE NEW MEXICO INSURANCE CODE
2010-006 09-23-2010 INTERNAL CLAIMS AND APPEALS AND EXTERNAL REVIEW PROCESS FOR ALL FEE-FOR-SERVICE INDEMNITY HEALTH PLANS
2010-007 12-08-2010 EXPANDED ACCESS TO STATE EXTERNAL REVIEW PROCEDURES FOR SELF-INSURED GROUPS PURSUANT TO INTERIM FINAL RULES...
     

2009 Bulletins

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File Date
Subject
2009-013 10-21-2009 ADJUSTMENT OF PRESUMPTIVELY ACCEPTABLE CREDIT LIFE INSURANCE AND CREDIT ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS
2009-011 10-09-2009 [Rescinded and replaced by Bulletin 2009-013]
2009-010 09-01-2009 REVOCATION OF BULLETIN ALLOWING FOR WAIVER OF PRODUCTS UTILIZING PREFERRED PROVIDER NETWORKS
2009-009 08-11-2009 MASECTOMIES AND LYMPH NODE DISSECTION; MINIMUM HOSTPITAL STAY COVERAGE
2009-008 07-13-2009 RETALIATORY FEES AND RECIPROCAL REQUIREMENTS
2009-007 06-30-2009 REVISED RATES AND RULES FOR THE PATIENTS COMPENSATION FUND
2009-006 04-28-2009 [REPEALED AND REPLACED INSURANCE BULLETIN NO. 2011-004]
2009-005 04-23-2009 ADDITIONAL DATA FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT'S 2009 TITLE INSURANCE RATE HEARING
2009-004 04-22-2009 MANDATORY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OF RATE AND FORM FILINGS
2009-003 03-06-2009 ANNUAL REPORT ASSESSING THE OPERATIONS OF MANAGED HEALTH CARE PLANS
Grievance Log (excel)
2009-002 04-13-2009 RE: REQUIRED RATE DISCLOSURES UPON POLICY HOLDER INQUIRY
2009-001 03-17-2008

ANNUAL REPORT ASSESSING THE OPERATIONS OF MANAGED HEALTH CARE PLANS
Grievance Log (excel)

2008 Bulletins

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File Date
Subject
2008-006 07-30-2008

Insurers Writing Comprehensive Major-Medical Health Insurance Including HMOs and Insurers Writing PPO Coverage- Addendum to and in conjunction with Bulletin 2008-005

2008-005 07-11-2008

Insurers Writing Comprehensive Major-Medical Health Insurance Including HMOs and Insurers Writing PPO Coverage

2008-004 06-13-2008

New Mexico Resident and Non Resident Insurance Agents - Reciprocity under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act

2008-003 04-15-2008

Automobile Premium Guide Data Call
New Mexico Automobile Premium Guide Data Call (excel)

2008-002 03-18-2008 Property/Casualty Commercial Lines Insurers Re: Tripa Filing Procedures
2008-001 03-17-2008

Homeowner's Premium Guide Data Call
New Mexico Homeowners Premium Guide Data Call (excel)

2007 Bulletins

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File Date
Subject
2007-001 03-01-07 Clarification of Creditable Coverage in the Individual Health Insurance Market
2007-002 03-08-07 Revised Rates and Rules for the Patients Compensation Fund
2007-003 05-09-07 Uninsure Motorist Coverage Data Call
2007-004 05-09-07 Required Rate Disclosures upon Policy Holder Inquiry
2007-005 09-28-07 Flood Insurance Training Requirements
2007-006 10-01-07 Rate and Form Filing Requirements
2007-007 10-03-07 Investigative Survey of Windshield Repair Practices Under Automobile Comprehensive Coverage
NewMexico Windshield Survey re Bulletin2007-007
2007-008 10-31-07 Adjustment of Presumptively Acceptable Credit Life Insurance and Credit Accident and Health Insurance Premium
2007-009 12-13-07 Annual Report Assessing the Operations of Managed Health Care Plans

2006 Bulletins

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File Date
Subject
2006-001 01-31-06 Revision of Property/Casualty Product Filing Rules
2006-002 03-24-06 National Insurance Producer Registry
2006-003 04-13-06 Uninsured Motorist Coverage Data Call
2006-004 04-13-06 Personal Auto Premium Guide Data Call

2005 Bulletins

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File Date
Subject
2005-001 05-10-05 Catastrophe Declaration
2005-002 09-07-05 Presumptively Acceptable Premiums Credit Insurance
2005-003 09-07-05 NM State Alternative Mechanism
2005-004 09-13-05 Personal Insurance Credit Information Act
2005-005 12-23-05 Medicare Part D License Requirements

2004 Bulletins

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File Date
Subject

 2004-001
DCC Faqs

02-18-04 Debt Cancellation and Debt Suspension Contracts
2004-002 06-09-04 Reinstatement of Automobile Insurance for Returning Armed Forces
2004-003 09-03-04 Health Insurance Coverage Requirements and Premium Surtax
2004-004 10-19-04 Catastrophe Declaration
2004-005 10-19-04 Rental Car Insurance Limited Producer License Act

2003 Bulletins

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File Date
Subject
2003-001 01-14-03 Expedited Rate and Form Filing Procedures for Terrorism Coverage's Pursuant to the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002
2003-002 02-14-03 Required Rate Disclosures Upon Policyholder Inquiry
2003-003 03-19-03 NM Privacy Rule Clarification
2003-004 03-28-03 Exemption Of Workers Compensation Rate Filings From 90 Day Waiting Period Requirement
2003-005 06-10-03 Filing Procedures To Adopt Workers Compensation Advisory Law Filings
2003-006 07-27-03 Enactment Of The External Grievance Appeals
Appointment Compensation Act And Its Requirements
2003-007 07-29-03 Waivers Of Subrogation And Additional Insured Endorsements In Construction
2003-008 07-29-03 Mandatory Medical Support Act Amendments
2003-009 10-06-03 Adjustment Of Presumptively Acceptable Credit Life Insurance Premiums And Presumptively Acceptable Credit Accident And Health Insurance Premiums
2003-010 12-19-03 Revised Rates And Rules For The Patients Compensation Fund

2002 Bulletins

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File Date
Subject
 2002-001  03-18-02  Credit Scoring
 2002-002  03-18-02  Privacy Rule
 2002-003  04-26-02  Unlicensed Adjusters
 2002-004  05-01-02  USA Patriot Act of 2001
 2002-005  08-06-02 Clarification of Applicable Interest and Time Periods for Unpaid Clean Claims

2001 Bulletins

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File Date
Subject
 2001-001  08-10-01 Discrimination in Insurance 
 2001-002  09-13-01 Revocation of Bulletin 1997-008 
 2001-003  09-27-01 Adjustment of Presumptively Acceptable Credit Life Insurance Premiums and Presumptively Acceptable Credit Accident and Health Insurance Premiums 

2000 Bulletins

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File Date
Subject
 2000-001  01-13-00 The Bail Bondsmen & Solicitors Rule 13 NMAC 20.2
 2000-002  01-13-00 Principal Place of Business for Bail Bondsmen & Solicitors 
 2000-003  01-13-00 Schedule of Charges & Rating Plan for Property Bail Bondsmen 13 NMAC 1.2 
 2000-004  02-11-00 Comprehensive Health Insurance Pool Assessments 
 2000-005  05-22-00 Catastrophic Claims, the Cerro Grande-Los Alamos Fires Settlement Practices, 90 Day Rule 
 2000-006  07-05-00 Catastrophic Claims, The Cerro Grande-Los Alamos Fires Replacement Cost Coverage and 90-Day Settlement Rule for Catastrophes 
 2000-007  08-21-00 New Mexico Patient’s Compensation Fund Rates 
 2000-008  09-26-00 Informs all managed health care plans and health care insurers subject to regulation by the New Mexico Insurance Division about the federal requirements of the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998 that was enacted on October 21, 1998.  
 2000-009  10-05-00 Informing Health Insurers and Health Maintenance Organizations on Grievance Procedures Rule 13 NMAC 10.17  
 2000-010  10-23-00 Gramm-Leach Bliley Act Privacy Requirements
 2000-011  12-12-00 Resident Adjusters for Workers’ Compensation Claims 

1999 Bulletins

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File Date
Subject
 1999-001  01-27-99 Clarify 13 NMAC 19.2.17.4 for surplus lines insurers.
 1999-002  01-27-99 Establishes the interest rate to be applied when a managed health care plan fails to pay a provider or enrollee for out-of-pocket covered expenses within 45 days after a clean claim has been received by the managed health care plan 13 NMAC 10.13.25.15 (1998)
 1999-003  01-27-99 Complaints from towing and salvage yard operators concerning vehicle storage fees. 13 NMAC 1.2 (1998)
 1999-004  05-06-99 Clarify the issue of payment of the New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) by health insurers. 13 NMAC 1.2 
 1999-005  05-07-99 Mandatory Financial Responsibility Act, NMSA 1978 § 66-5-205 (1989), by prescribing notification requirements of motor vehicle insurance cancellations and terminations. 
 1999-006  06-18-99 House Bill 861 expands and clarifies the prohibition against indemnity in NMSA 1978 § 56-7-2 (1971) and voids provisions in insurance contracts or indemnity agreements. 
 1999-007  12-13-99 Informs all managed health care plans and health care insurers subject to regulation by the New Mexico Insurance Division about the federal requirements of the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998 that was enacted on October 21, 1998. Replaced with 2000-008 issue 09-26-00 

1998 Bulletins

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File Date
Subject
1998-001 01-05-98 It has become necessary for the Superintendent to construe the meaning and applicability, as applied to bail-bondsmen, of the following provisions of the Insurance Code: NMSA 1978 §59A-12-2, NMSA 1978 §59A-12-20, NMSA 1978 § 59A-51-2 and NMSA 1978 § 59A-51-13.
1998-002 04-13-98 Clarify for health maintenance organizations the meaning of NMSA 1978, Section 59A-46-38.1 (Repl. Pamp. 1995).
1998-003 08-12-98 To set the rate to be utilized when a managed health care plan is required to play interest on a clean claim that is not paid within 45 days after the claim has been submitted to the plan by a provider. 13 NMAC 10.13.25.13 Replaced with 1999-002 issue 01-27-99
1998-004 09-02-98 Health insurers writing maternity coverage in New Mexico and thereby subject to the filing requirements of the Mothers and Newly Born Children Health Security Rule, 13 NMAC 10.2.1 to 10.2.17 (1997).
1998-005 10-05-98 Certain auto insurers are encouraging their insured's to have windshield repairs,, as apposed to windshield replacements, by waiving the deductible.

1997 Bulletins

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File Date
Subject
1997-001 07-11-97 All Bulletins prior to this bulletin are hereby revoked.
1997-002 07-11-97 Inform health care insurers, subject to regulation by the Department about certain rating restrictions contained in New Mexico law. REVOKED by 1997-001 issue 07-16-97
1997-003 07-11-97 New Mexico automobile dealerships may not be complying with 13 NMAC 7.2. REVOKED by 1997-001 issue 07-16-97
1997-004 08-26-97 Requests from third parties (not insured's) to furnish payment histories and claim status from property and casualty companies writing worker’s compensation.
1997-005 08-26-97 Marketing health insurance contracts using out-of-state associations or trusts.
1997-006 08-26-97 Exclusion riders amend the terms of a health insurance contract to exclude a specified medical condition from coverage under the contract.
1997-007 08-26-97 Unfair discrimination, rebates prohibited; other coverage's, NMSA 1978 §59A-16-17
1997-008 10-24-97 Audit Division of the New Mexico Department of Insurance is implementing a new system to improve and expedite the processing of all property and casualty rate, rule or form filing. 13 NMAC 1.2 REVOKED by 2001-002 issue 09-13-01
1997-009 10-24-97 Audit Division of the New Mexico Department of Insurance is implementing a new system to improve and expedite the processing of all life and health rate, rule or form filing. 13 NMAC 1.2
1997-010 11-20-97 Inform health care insurers subject to regulation by the New Mexico Department of Insurance about the waiver of 13 NMAC 10.13, the Managed Health Care Rule, for certain health care insurers offering a Preferred Provider Organization product.
1997-011 12-18-97 Bulletin 1997-003 issued on July 16, 1997 is hereby revoked.