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Name of Proposed Rule: Group Disability Income Insurance Policy And Certificate Uniform Standards For Employer Groups

Subject Matter of Proposed Rule: The Group Disability Income Insurance Policy And Certificate Uniform Standards For Employer Groups (the "Proposed Standards") apply to paper or electronic group disability income insurance policies and certificates that are issued to an employer, or the trustees of a fund established by an employer, that are permitted in the jurisdiction where the policy is delivered or issued for delivery. The policies provide benefits to eligible Covered Persons. As used in these standards, "disability income" means group coverage that provides periodic income if a Covered Person becomes Disabled.

Citation to Published Notices: Notice of this rule was published on August 27, 2015

Name of persons requesting Public Hearing:

Date and Location of Public Hearing, if any: November 18, 2015, Gaylord National Convention Center, National Harbor, MD

Status of Proposed Rule (including upcoming meetings): The Proposed Standards have been issued for notice and comment. Written comments will be accepted on the Proposed Standards until October 27, 2015. Written requests for a public hearing must be received no later than September 16, 2015.

Date Approved by Management Committee: February 24, 2016

Date Adopted by Commission: February 24, 2016

Effective Date of Rule: June 8, 2016

Memos from Product Standards Committee:

Link to Comments submitted by members and the public:

States who have opted out of the Uniform Standards:

  • Connecticut
  • Montana
  • Wyoming