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Name of Proposed Rule: Uniform Standards for Group Term Life Insurance Enrollment Forms and Statement of Insurability Forms

Subject Matter of Proposed Rule: The Uniform Standards for Group Term Life Insurance Enrollment Forms and Statement of Insurability Forms (the “Proposed Standards”) apply to paper, telephonic or electronic forms used to enroll for coverage provided by group term insurance policies.  In situations where evidence of insurability from an enrollee is not required and underwriting questions are not included in a form, the form is considered an enrollment form and filing for approval may not be required.  In situation where evidence of insurability from an enrollee is required and underwriting questions are not included in a form, the form is considered a statement of insurability and detailed uniform standards apply.  The Proposed Standards apply to new business forms as well as forms used to request changes to existing certificates.

Citation to Published Notices: Notice of this rule was published on December 5, 2012

Name of persons requesting Public Hearing:

Date and Location of Public Hearing, if any: Monday, February 25th a joint teleconference of the Management Committee and Commission.  Please reference the Event Calendar for more details.

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 February 3 2013. Written requests for a public hearing must be received no later than December 25, 2012.

Date Approved by Management Committee: February 25, 2013

Date Adopted by Commission: February 25, 2013

Effective Date of Rule: June 10, 2013

Link to Comments submitted by members and the public: