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Proposed Rulemaking

This page contains notices of proposed rulemaking by the Insurance Division. For each rulemaking, you will find the hearing date (if any) and the deadline for comment, as well as the notice of hearing and the text of the proposal.

Pending rulemaking includes:

The following links are in Adobe Acrobat© PDF format. If you don't have an Acrobat viewer, you can learn more about the program and download a free copy from the Adobe Web site.

  1. PROPOSED AMENDING OF OREGON ADMINISTRATIVE RULES RELATING TO CHANGE OF BILLING DATE FOR DCBS ASSESSMENT OF INSURERS TO SUPPORT INSURANCE REGULATION
    This rulemaking proposes to move from September 1 to October 1 the date for billing insurers for the annual assessment that DCBS imposes pursuant to statute to pay for support of the insurance regulatory program of the Insurance Division.
    Filed: February 15, 2006
    Last Day for Public Comment: March 23, 2006
    Notice of Proposed RulemakingStatutory Authority & Statement of NeedText
  2. PROPOSED ADOPTING OF OREGON ADMINISTRATIVE RULES RELATING TO ANNUAL REPORTING BY HEALTH INSURERS RELATING TO MEMBERS, PREMIUMS, COSTS AND OTHER MATTERS
    This rulemaking prescribes the format in which and instructions for which carriers offering health benefit plans are required by 2005 legislation to submit an annual report containing specified information for the preceding year that is derived from the carrier's annual statement or report.
    Filed: February 13, 2006
    Last Day for Public Comment: April 5, 2006
    Notice of Proposed RulemakingStatutory Authority & Statement of NeedText
  3. PROPOSED PERMANENT ADOPTION OF TEMPORARY AMENDMENT OF OREGON ADMINISTRATIVE RULES RELATING TO CREDIT SCORING
    This rulemaking proposes to permanently adopt temporary rulemaking that amended OAR 836-080-0430 and 836-080-0438, both of which relate to credit scoring. The amendment to OAR 836-080-0430 deletes provisions relating to the use of credit history or insurance score in connection with rating a policy at renewal. The amendment to OAR 836-080-0438 updates an obsolete subparagraph reference.
    Filed: January 12, 2006
    Last Day for Public Comment: February 24, 2006
    Notice of Proposed RulemakingStatutory Authority & Statement of NeedText
  4. PROPOSED PERMANENT ADOPTION OF TEMPORARY AMENDMENT OF OREGON ADMINISTRATIVE RULES RELATING TO LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE
    This rulemaking proposes to permanently adopt temporary rulemaking relating to long term care insurance. The temporary rulemaking amended the rule relating to premium rate schedule increases, to extend its effective date from September 1, 2005, to March 1, 2006, and amended the rule governing the submission of advertising to the Insurance Division for review, to restore prior wording that requires review only when the Division so requests.
    Filed: January 12, 2006
    Last Day for Public Comment: February 24, 2006
    Notice of Proposed RulemakingStatutory Authority & Statement of NeedText
  5. PROPOSED ADOPTING AND AMENDING OF RULES RELATING TO THE USE OF EXCLUSIONS AND PREEXISTING CONDITIONS IN HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES IN CONNECTION WITH MANDATED BENEFITS
    This proposed rulemaking is intended to affirm the statutory prohibition against the use of policy exclusions in health insurance policies to exclude coverage of a service, provider or condition to which a statutory mandate applies and to spell out the manner in which pregnancy and childbirth expenses may be made subject to a preexisting conditions provision in an individual health benefit plan.
    Filed: November 15, 2005
    Last Day for Public Comment: January 26, 2006
    Notice of Proposed RulemakingStatutory Authority & Statement of NeedText

 

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This document was last revised on March 2, 2006 .