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31.01.02.00.htm 31.01.02.00. Title 31 MARYLAND INSURANCE ADMINISTRATION Subtitle 01 GENERAL PROVISIONS Chapter 02 Emergency Powers Authority: Health-General Article, §19-706; Insurance Article, §2-115; Annotated Code of Maryland
31.01.02.01.htm 31.01.02.01. 01 Purpose.. The purpose of this chapter is to provide safeguards to consumers with respect to their dealings with entities licensed or registered to transact insurance business in the State in the event of a Governor-declared state of emergency or a Presidential declaration of a major disaster or emergency declaration under the Federal Stafford Act.
31.01.02.02.htm 31.01.02.02. 02 Applicability.. A. This chapter applies to:. 1) Each insurer, nonprofit health service plan, health maintenance organization, and dental plan organization licensed to do business in Maryland; and2) Each premium finance company registered to do business in Maryland.. B. This chapter also applies to the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund (MAIF) and the Joint Insurance Association (JIA)
31.01.02.03.htm 31.01.02.03. 03 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) All Other Lines.. a) “All other lines” means any line of business or coverage that is not included in any of the line/coverage definitions under this chapter for which claims attributable to a disaster subject to a data call were reported.b) “All other lines” does not include mortgage/financial guaranty, title, fidelity, surety, medical malpractice, or professio
31.01.02.04.htm 31.01.02.04. 04 Disaster Contact Personnel.. A. Each insurer, nonprofit health service plan, and dental plan organization authorized to issue insurance contracts that provide health insurance, life insurance, property insurance, or casualty insurance in Maryland shall provide primary and backup contact information for individuals the Commissioner may contact in the event of a disaster or catastrophic event.B. The information required under §A of this regulation shall also be provided by:.
31.01.02.05.htm 31.01.02.05. 05 Activation of Regulations.. A. In the event the Governor has declared or has renewed a declaration of a state of emergency for the State or an area within the State under Public Safety Article, §14-107, Annotated Code of Maryland, or the President of the United States has issued a major disaster or emergency declaration for the State or an area within the State under the Federal Act, the Commissioner may activate one or more of the requirements specified in this chapter ado
31.01.02.06.htm 31.01.02.06. 06 Life and Health.. A. The bulletin issued by the Commissioner under Regulation .05 of this chapter may require health carriers to:1) Suspend health benefit cancellations and nonrenewals;. 2) Allow a provider in the geographic area to which the regulation applies to submit a claim for service provided 30 calendar days prior to the effective date of the regulation, up to 240 calendar days after the date the service was rendered;3) Waive any time restrictions on prescription med
31.01.02.07.htm 31.01.02.07. 07 Property and Casualty.. A. The bulletin issued by the Commissioner under Regulation .05 of this chapter may require insurers authorized in the State to write property and casualty insurance, the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund, and the Joint Insurance Association to:1) Suspend policy cancellations and nonrenewals;. 2) Extend the time periods for completion of repairs to an affected property in the event that repairs necessitated by the disaster or catastrophic ev
31.01.02.08.htm 31.01.02.08. 08 Premium Finance Companies.. A. The bulletin issued by the Commissioner under Regulation .05 of this chapter may require every premium finance company registered to do business in this State to:1) Suspend cancellations of insurance policies for nonpayment of funds due under the premium finance agreement;2) Grant affected persons an extension of any and all contractual provisions or other requirements that impose a time limit for an insured to perform any act including the pay
31.01.02.09.htm 31.01.02.09. 09 Notification of Actions Taken to Implement Regulations.. A. To the extent that an entity subject to Regulation .04A or B of this chapter establishes procedures specific to a disaster or emergency event for consumers to use, such as specific contact phone numbers, the entity may use alternative forms of communication to notify consumers of these procedures.B. Examples of alternative forms of communication referenced in §A of this regulation include, but a1) Press releases;.
31.01.02.9999.htm 31.01.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: July 16, 2009 (36:14 Md. R. 985). Regulation .02B amended effective July 1, 2016 (43:5 Md. R. 387). Regulation .03B amended effective July 1, 2016 (43:5 Md. R. 387). Regulation .04B amended effective July 1, 2016 (43:5 Md. R. 387). Regulation .07 amended effective July 1, 2016 (43:5 Md. R. 387).
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