Illinois Department of Insurance
Company Bulletins

The Illinois Department of Insurance ("DOI") intends for Company Bulletins to provide timely, relevant, and helpful guidance to insurance companies based on information existing at the time the Bulletin is issued. Company Bulletins are not updated when the underlying regulations change, and DOI anticipates companies will implement the guidance provided shortly after the Bulletin is issued. No Company Bulletin should be relied upon as the primary or current source of law or regulation.

 

Company Bulletins

 

Year-Sequence Date Addressee Topic
CB 2020-17 09-02-2020 All Health Insurance Issuers in the Individual and Small Group Markets Company Bulletin 2020-17 Premium Credits for Health Insurance Coverage
CB 2020-16 06-15-2020 All Health Insurance Issuers Company Bulletin 2020-16 Health Insurance Coverage for Transgender, Nonbinary, and Gender Nonconforming Individuals, and for Individuals of All Sexual Orientations
CB 2020-15 06-08-2020 ALL COMPANIES AND OTHER ENTITIES LICENSED TO TRANSACT INSURANCE BUSINESS IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS WHO ISSUE OR DELIVER PROPERTY AND CASUALTY (P&C) INSURANCE POLICIES Company Bulletin 2020-15 Coverage Related to Business and Property Damage Losses, Including but not Limited to Those Arising Out of Vandalism and Looting
CB 2020-14 05-26-2020 All Health Insurance Issuers Company Bulletin 2020-14 Implementation of the Hearing Aid Benefit Requirements under 215 ILCS 5/356z.30a
CB 2020-13 05-08-2020 ALL COMPANIES WRITING ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE AND MANAGED CARE PLANS IN ILLINOIS ILLINOIS FILING REQUIREMENTS FOR INDIVIDUAL AND SMALL GROUP HEALTH PLANS, ON AND OFF-MARKETPLACE (ON AND OFF-EXCHANGE) AND STAND-ALONE DENTAL PLANS
CB 2020-12 05-05-2020 ALL COMPANIES AND OTHER ENTITIES LICENSED TO TRANSACT INSURANCE BUSINESS IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS WHO ISSUE OR DELIVER PROPERTY AND CASUALTY (P&C) INSURANCE POLICIES Extending Previously Issued Suspension of Cancellation, Non-renewal, and Premium Payment for Consumer Automobile and Home Insurance Policies and Commercial P&C Insurance Policies other than Fidelity/Surety and Ocean Marine Policies Issued in Illinois.
CB 2020-11 04-20-2020 All Health Insurance Issuers and Stop-Loss Insurance Issuers Emergency Rulemaking at 50 Ill. Adm. Code 2040, Effective Immediately
CB 2020-10 04-16-2020 All Companies Subject to Article VIII 1/3 of the Illinois Insurance Code (“Code”) Company Delays in Filing CGAD Due to COVID-19 Emergency
CB 2020-09 04-03-2020 ALL COMPANIES AND OTHER ENTITIES LICENSED TO TRANSACT INSURANCE BUSINESS IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS WHO ISSUE OR DELIVER PROPERTY AND CASUALTY (P&C) INSURANCE POLICIES Suspension of Cancellation, Non-renewal, and Premium Payment for Consumer Automobile and Home Insurance Policies and Commercial P&C Insurance Policies other than Fidelity/Surety and Ocean Marine Policies Issued in Illinois.
CB 2020-08 04-03-2020 ALL COMPANIES AND OTHER ENTITIES LICENSED TO TRANSACT INSURANCE BUSINESS IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS WHO ISSUE OR DELIVER POLICIES FOR PRENEED FUNERAL CONTRACTS OR PREARRANGEMENTS TO ILLINOIS RESIDENTS FOR PAYMENT OF BURIAL, FUNERAL, CREATION, OR OTHER DISPOSITION OF REMAINS. Use of temporary death certificates as due proof of death in policies covering preneed funeral contracts and prearrangements
CB 2020-07 04-02-2020 All Preferred Provider Administrators (PPAs), Independent Review Organizations (IROs), Utilization Review Organizations (UROs), And Discount Health Care Service Plans (DHCSPs) Managed Care Applications and Renewals of Entities through SERFF
CB 2020-06 03-31-2020 ALL COMPANIES, CONSUMERS, AND ALL OTHERS HAVING BUSINESS WITH THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE Electronic Filing and Delays in Processing
CB 2020-05 03-31-2020 ALL LIFE, ACCIDENT & HEALTH COMPANIES, HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS, LIMITED HEALTH SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS, & VOLUNTARY HEALTH SERVICE PLANS Renewal of Existing Transitional Plans for 2021 Plan Year
CB 2020-04 03-25-2020 All Health Insurance Issuers Company Bulletin 2020-04 Requirements for Telehealth Services Under Executive Order 2020-09
CB 2020-03 03-12-2020 2020 QHP Issuers 2019 Health and Human Services Exchange Program Integrity Final Rule
CB 2020-02 03-02-2020 All Issuers of Health Insurance Coverage and Travel Insurance Insurance Coverage for Coronavirus COVID 19
CB 2020-01 02-07-2020 All Domestic Insurers Company Bulletin 2020-01 Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure (CGAD) Filing
CGAD Template
CB 2019-08 12-20-2019 Chief Actuaries of Life/Accident and Health Insurance Companies and Fraternal Organizations Licensed in Illinois Concerning; Health Insurance Reporting; Rate Filings; Valuation Manual
CB 2019-07 07-10-2019 All Accident and Health Companies Short-Term, Limited-Duration Health Insurance Coverage Act
CB 2019-06 07-10-2019 All Domestic HMOs, LHSOs, Insurance Companies Possessing an Illinois HMO Certificate of Authority or an Illinois LHSO Certificat of Authority HMO and LHSO Provider Agreements/Provider Contracts: 215 ILCS 125/2-8; 215 ILCS 125/2-1(c)(5); 215 ILCS 130/2002(a)(7); 215 ILCS 130/2008; 215 ILCS 5/131.20a; and 50Ill. Adm. Code 4521
CB 2019-05 05-21-2019 All Insurance Companies Approved to Provide Workers' Compensation Insurance Coverage in the Sate off Illinois 215 ILCS 5/457 — Prior Approval of Workers' Compensation Rate and Loss Cost Filings
CB 2019-04 04-26-2019 All Companies Writing Accident and health Insurance and managed Care Plans in Illinois Illinois Filing Requirements for Individual and Small Group Health Plans (on and Off-marketplace)
CB 2019-03 03-29-2019 All Life, Accident & Health Companies, Health Maintenance Organizations, & Voluntary Health Service Plans Renewals of Existing Transitional health Plans for Plan Year 2020
CB 2019-02 03-05-2019 All Insurance Companies Authorized to Sell Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance in Illinois Registration with the Illinois Insurance Verification System (ILIVS)
CB 2019-01 02-08-2019 All Insurance companies Submitting Referrals to the Workers’ Compensation Fraud Unit Workers’ Compensation Fraud Unit Referral Form
CB 2018-01 01-04-2018 Chief Actuaries of Life/Accident and Health Insurance Companies and Fraternal Organizations Licensed in Illinois. Financial Reporting, Health Insurance Reporting, LTC Rate Filings, Valuation Manual.
CB 2018-02 05-01-2018 All Life, Accident & Health Companies, Health Maintenance Organizations, & Voluntary Health Service Plans Renewals of Existing Transitional Health Plans for Plan Year 2019
CB 2018-03 05-01-2018 All Companies Writing Health and Accident Insurance in Illinois Illinois Filing Requirements for Individual and Small Group Health Plans (On and Off-Marketplace)
CB 2018-04 05-02-2018 All Employee Leasing Companies in Illinois Use of independent assurance organizations to satisfy registration requirements under Section 20 of the Employee Leasing Company Act (215 ILCS 113/20)
CB 2018-05 08-28-2018 All Insurance Companies and Entities Licensed or Approved to Provide Workers' Compensation Insurance Coverage in the State of Illinois and Their Claims Administrators. Prompt Payment and Payment of Interest to Workers’ Compensation Providers
CB 2018-06 08-29-2018 All Licensed Public Adjusters and Property Casualty Insurance Companies Public Adjuster Practices
CB 2018-07 09-19-2018 All Accident and Health Companies, HMOs, LHSOs, and VHSPs Association Health Plans
CB 2018-08 10-11-2018 Updates Regarding All Company Bulletins Archiving Company Bulletines
CB 2018-09 10-18-2018 All Insurance Companies approved to Provide Workers’ Compensation insurance Coverage in the State of Illinois Workers’ Compensation Rating
CB 2018-10 10-18-2018 All Entities and Persons Engaged in Pharmacy Benefit Management Pharmacy Benefit Management Registration, Licensing and Activities
CB 2018-11 11-20-2018 Chief Actuaries of Life/Accident and health Insurance Companies and Fraternal Organizations Licensed in Illinois Comments Concerning: Health Insurance Reporting, Rate Filings, Valuation Manual
CB 2018-12 12-04-2018 All Companies and other Entities Licensed to Transact Insurance Business in the State of Illinois Suspension of Cancellation, Non-renewal and Premium Payments
CB 2018-13 12-11-2018 All Insurance Companies Approved to Provide Workers’ Compensation Insurance Coverage in the State of Illinois 215 ILCS 5/462a - Workers’ Compensation Rating Premium Notice
CB 2017-01 03-10-2017 All Life, Accident & Health Companies, Health Maintenance Organizations, Limited Health Service Organizations, & Voluntary Health Service Plans Renewals of Existing Transitional Health Plans for Plan Year 2018
CB 2017-04 11/20/2017 Workers’ Compensation Preferred Provider Program (Insurers Only) Workers’ Compensation Preferred Provider Program Registration/Renewal Fees
CB 2017-05 12/21/2017 All Accident and Health companies, HMOs, LHSOs, and VHSPs Step Therapy Requirement Exceptions
CB 2016-02 02-05-2016 All Insurers Illinois-Specific Small Group composite Premium Method
CB 2016-08 10-11-2016 All Illinois Licensed Workers’ Compensation Companies Additional Information Request for 2017 NCCI Rate Filing Response
CB 2015-03 02/24/2015 All Illinois Licensed Property & Casualty Insurance Companies Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 & Filing Procedures & Requirements for Terrorism Related Forms Rules & Rates
CB 2014-10 07-28-2014 All Insurers Healthcare for Transgender Individuals
CB 2014-01 01-22-2014 All Insurers Filings Requiring Director’s Approval Submitted After December 1st of Any Given Year
CB 2013-04 03-20-2013 All Insurers Qualified Health Plan Fees
CB 2012-08 12-13-2012 Licensed Property and Casualty Insureres in Illinois, Rating Organizations, Advisory Organizations, and Authorized Filers Requesting Confidential Treatment of Data Contained in Filings Subject to Public Disclosure
CB 2012-11 12-19-2012 All Insurance Companies and Licensed Insurance Producers Rebating, Value-added Services, Charitable Contributions, Consumer Gifts and Referral Fees
CB 2011-07 06-02-2011 All Companies Authorized to Write Health Insurance In Illinois Nonparticipating Facility-Based Physicians and Providers Dispute-215ILCS 5 / 356z.3a
CB 2011-08 06-28-2011 All Companies Filing Certain Separate Account Insurance products The purpose ofthis bulletin is to remind Illinois domestics of the appropriate procedures for seeking approval to establish certain separate accounts.
CB 2011-14 11-08-2011 All Licensed Property and Casualty Insurers in Illinois Rating Organizations, Advisory Organizations, and Authorized Filers Mandatory Submission of Property and Casualty Form and Rate/Rule Filings Via NAIC/SERFF
CB 2011-05 11-05-2011 All Companies Writing Medical Professional Liability Insurance in Illinois Illinois Medical Professional Liability Insurance Schedule Rating Plan Guidelines