SB 481, 84th Legislature, Regular Session (2015) amended Insurance Code Chapter 1467 (Out-of-Network Claim Dispute Resolution). As a result, TDI must make conforming changes to 28 TAC Chapter 3, Subchapter X, §3.3705 and §3.3708 and Chapter 21, Subchapter PP. Both the statute and the rules provide for mediation of certain claims by certain facility-based physicians […]
TDI New Bulletins
TDI and the State Fire Marshal’s Office is adopting new 28 TAC Chapter 34, Subchapter B, §§34.201 – 34.204, relating to oversight of fire suppression ratings. This rule establishes procedures for the review of classifications related to fire suppression ratings schedules under Government Code §417.0083. Please visit TDI’s website at http://www.tdi.texas.gov/rules/2016/index.html to review the rule.
The commissioner of insurance has issued an order repealing 28 TAC §5.4906 and §5.4907, which concerned the certificate of compliance approval program and the certificate of compliance transition program for the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, respectively. These programs enabled owners of residential structures to gain TDI approval for windstorm and hail insurance eligibility without the […]
The commissioner issued an order accepting a filing by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI). Item 02-TX-2015 updates the Texas terrorism exception and premium algorithm in NCCI’s Basic Manual for Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance (Basic Manual). It removes unnecessary references to “terrorism value” and indicates that carriers must file terrorism rates with […]
The commissioner has issued an order rejecting a workers compensation filing by the National Council on Compensation Insurance. Item B-1429 proposed to establish an Audit Noncompliance Charge (ANC) rule, endorsement, and statistical code. The commissioner rejected the filing due to concerns about potential violations of Insurance Code prohibitions on unfairly discriminatory rates or premiums, and […]
o Texas Insurance Code §32.102 requires TDI and OPIC to establish and maintain a single website that provides information to enable consumers to make informed decisions relating to the purchase of residential property insurance and personal automobile insurance. TDI provides this information through HelpInsure.com. o TDI obtains the information required under Insurance Code §32.102 by […]