Author Archives: Trent Hahn

Indiana Adopts Guidance On PBR Implementation

In early 2013, Indiana became one of the first states in the country to pass legislation (HEA 1321) enacting the principled-based reserving method for calculating life insurance policy reserves (i.e., the Standard Valuation Manual).  However, before the law could become … Continue reading

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IDOI Issues Bulletin on Mandatory ILHIGA Disclaimer

On October 7th, 2013, the Indiana Department of Insurance released Bulletin 200 (Indiana Life and Health Guaranty Association Disclaimer), which requires ILHIGA member insurers to include the “Summary Document” (attached to the Bulletin) with every policy or contract to a … Continue reading

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New Insurance Laws in Indiana

Following another busy legislative session, the Indiana General Assembly adjourned sine die on April 27. Numerous insurance related bills were filed this year. Here are some of the more notable bills that became law: HEA 1190 – Uninsured and Underinsured … Continue reading

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Indiana Department of Insurance Issues Bulletin Regarding Certification of Independent Review Organizations

The Indiana Department of Insurance recently published an updated Bulletin setting forth the procedures for certification of independent review organizations (“IROs”) with respect to the external review grievance process.  Click here for a copy. In accordance with the federal Patient … Continue reading

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Indiana Likely To See Worker’s Comp Hospital Fee Schedule Legislation in 2013

Indiana is one of a few states that do not have a hospital fee reimbursement system.  Instead, Indiana uses repricers to determine reimbursement rates.  That may be changing. Over the course of this summer and fall, the Indiana Interim Committee … Continue reading

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Indiana Department of Insurance Releases Proposed Rules Regarding Standards for Financially Hazardous Companies and Treatment of Confidential Information

Today, the Indiana Department of Insurance released proposed rules regarding: the standards for companies deemed to be financially hazardous, and a process to allow the commissioner to determine whether certain information submitted to the department is confidential. The proposed standards … Continue reading

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