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Laws & Rules

Act 1498 of 2013
Act 1500 of 2013
Act 1439 of 2013
Act 276 of 2014
Act 1 of 2016

Rules

#21: Coordination of Benefits - Accident and Health Insurance Policies
#22: Minimum Reserve Standards for Individual and Group Disability Insurance Contracts
#23: Property, Casualty, Surety and Marine Rate and Form Filings
#24: Surplus Line Insurance
#25: Annual Audited Financial Reports
#26: Use of Clearing Corporations, Securities Broker-Dealers and Federal Reserve Book Entry System by Insurance
#28: Unfair Discrimination in Life Insurance and Disability Insurance on the Basis of Physical or Mental Impairment
#42: Standards to Prevent Unfair Discrimination in Reference to the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
#43: Unfair Claims Settlement Practices - Transcript & Comments - Financial Impact - Public Comments
#45: Children’s Preventative Health Care Reimbursement Levels
#46: Transitional Requirements for the Conversion of Medicare Supplement
#49: Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association Notices
#52: Minimum Standards for Minimum Basic Benefit Disability Insurance
#70: Diabetes Self-Management Act of 1997
#71: Mental Health Parity
#72: Dental Point of Service Option
#74: Diabetes Self-Management Act of 1997
#75: Insurance Consumer Financial and Health Information Privacy
#76: Regulation to Implement Act 1409 of 2001 Uniform Prescription Drug Information Cards
#77: Standards for Safeguarding Customer Privacy
#78: Small Employer Health Purchasing Groups
#79: Health Insurance Consumer Choice
#80: Notices of Non Renewal Due to Non Payment of Premium
#85: Recoupment
#86: Health Care Provider Listing Under Any Willing Provider
#100: Network Adequacy Requirements for Health Benefit Plans - Transcript & Comments - Financial Impact - Public Comments
#102: Open Enrollment and Enrollment Following a Qualifying Event for Child-Only Individual Policies
#104: Health Insurance Marketplace Assister Fees
#103: Essential Health Benefits Benchmark Plan
#106: Network Adequacy Requirments for Health Benefit Plans
#108: Patient-Centered Medical Home Standards
#109: Orthotic and Prosthetic Reimbursement - Transcript & Comments - Financial Impact - Public Comments
#111: Craniofacial Anomaly Reconstructive Surgery Coverage - Transcript & Comments - Financial Impact - Public
#114: Prior Authorizations for Pain Medications for Terminal Illnesses - Transcript & Comments - Financial Impact
All Other Rules

Bulletins

2016 Bulletins


#3-2016: 2017 Plan Year Requirements for Qualified Health Plan Certification
#5-2016: Arkansas Healthcare Transparency Initiative, Data Submission Guide Modification
#7-2016: Transitional Policies Extensions To ACA in The Non-Grandfathereed Individual and Small Group Market
#8-2016: Notification Pursuant to ARK. Code ANN 23-84-101, ET SEQ., of the Operative Date of the NAIC Valuation Manual
#9-2016: Act 1439 Training Requirements
#11-2016: Health Plan Renewal And Discontinuance Notification Letter Requirements

2015 Bulletins

#1-2015: 2015 Plan Year Requirements for Qualified Health Plan Quality Rating Pilot in the Arkansas Federally-Facilitated Partnership Marketplace
#2-2015: Public Disclosure and Comment Requirements for Rate Filings for Individual and Small Group Plans Subject to the Risk Pool
#3A-2015:  2016 Plan Year Requirements For Qualified Health Plan Certification
#11-2015:  Health Plan Renewal And Discontinuance Notification Letter Requirements
#15A-2015:  Definition of Small Employer Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)
#17-2015:  Compliance With January 1, 2016 Data Submission Requirements Under Act 1233 Of 2015, “The Arkansas Healthcare Transparency Initiative Act Of 2015.”

2014 Bulletins

#13-2014: Health Plan Renewal And Discontinuance Notification Letter Requirements
#9-2014: 2015 Plan Year Requirements for Qualified Health Plan Certification in the Arkansas Federally-Facilitated Partnership Marketplace
#8-2014: Health Insurance Marketplaces Or Portals With Images, Color, or Language That Mislead The Public to Believe They Are Accessing A Health Exchange Marketplace Portal
#6-2014: Implementation of Title I, Subtitle C and D of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law No. 111-148, as Amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, Public Law No. 111-153 ("PPACA") Transition for Insurance in the Non-Grandfathered Individual and Small Group Markets
#2-2014: Requirements for Assisting Consumers on the Marketplace Under Arkansas Trade Practices Act and Arkansas Licensing Requirements
#1-2014: Requirement to Provide Additional Language to be Included With the Delivery of Their Individual Policies

2013 Bulletins

#19-2013: Suspension of "Free Look" Provisions for Individual Health Policies Subject to the Affordable Care Act
#18A-2013: Transition Guidance for Conversion Policies to Conform to the Affordable Care Act
#17-2013: Insurance Companies and Health Maintenance Organizations Offering Individual Policies or Contracts Exclusively Off the Health Insurance Marketplace (Exchange)
#16-2013: Arkansas Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association Increased Limits for Accident and Health Benefits
#12-2013: Treatment of Pediatric Dental Coverage Provided Through Stand Alone Dental Plans
#11A-2013: Network Adequacy Requirements for Health Plan Certification in Arkansas Federally-Facilitated Marketplace
#8-2013: Notice of Carriers' Intent to Participate in the Exchange
#7-2013: Implementation of Title I, Subtitle C and D of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law No. 111-148 as Amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, Public Law No. 111-152 ("PPACA") for Non-grandfathered Individually Underwritten Insurance Policies and Health Plans on January 1, 2014

#5-2013: Filing Guidance for Individual and Small Group Health and Dental Plans in Arkansas
#3B-2013: Requirements for Qualified Health Plan Certification in the Arkansas Federally-Facilitated Partnership Exchange (Marketplace)
#1-2013: Requirements for Accreditation for Participation in the Arkansas Federally-facilitated Exchange Partnership


 

2012 Bulletins

#6-2012: Health Insurance Producer Compensation Fees
#3-2012: Definition of Small Employer Group for Medical Loss Ratio Purposes

2011 Bulletins

#7A-2011: Premium Rate Review for Small Employer Group Major Medical Policies, Including Policies Sold Through Associations
#6A-2011: Premium Approval for Individual Major Medical Policies and Review of Individually Underwritten Major Medical Certificates of Insurance Issued Through an Association to Residents of Arkansas
#10-2011: Rule 76, "External Review Regulation"

2010 Bulletins

#9-2010: Mandatory SERFF Filings
#7-2010: Certificates of Insurance
#6-2010: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010

2009 Bulletins

#15-2009: Act 197 of 1987 (Required Consumer Information)

All other Bulletins

Directives

2013 Directives

#1-2013: Declaration of Pediatric Vision and Habilitative Service Benefits in Arkansas's Essential Health Benefits Benchmark Plan

2012 Directives

#1-2012: Continuity of In-Network Hospital Coverage

#2-2012: Selection of Arkansas's Essential Health Benefits Benchmark Plan

All Other Directives