Bulletins Issued

Last Updated: December 5, 2018

The Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) publishes bulletins to provide information or interpretations about insurance regulations. The bulletins are issued as the need arises to explain new regulations or discuss interpretations enforced by OCI. Bulletins older than five years are archived and included for historical purposes. Bulletins may have been superseded by a later bulletin or include outdated links or contact information. If you have a question regarding an older bulletin, please contact ocicomplaints@wisconsin.gov. Include the date and name of the bulletin in your e-mail.

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2018

DateTitle
12/5/2018 Bulletin to Insurance Companies with Wisconsin Agent Appointments - Wisconsin Agent Appointment Renewal Invoices for 2018
06/29/2018 Bulletin to All Insurers, Agents, and Interested Parties - Act 241 and Evidence of Insurance
05/31/2018 Bulletin to All Insurers, Agents, and Interested Parties - Summary of Statutory Changes Enacted in the Last Legislative Session
05/29/2018 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Health Insurance in Wisconsin - Extension of Transitional Health Insurance Plans Through Decmeber 31, 2019
05/15/2018 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Health Insurance in Wisconsin - Updated Guidance Regarding Coverage of Equipment and Supplies for Treatment of Diabetes
01/08/2018 Bulletin to All Insurers and Interested Parties - Administrative Rule Changes Effective January 1, 2018

2017

DateTitle
12/13/2017 Bulletin to Insurance Companies with Wisconsin Agent Appointments - Wisconsin Agent Appointment Renewal Invoices for 2018
07/21/2017 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Credit Life and/or Credit Accident and Sickness Insurance Regarding Revised Prima Facie Credit Life and Credit Accident and Sickness Insurance Rates
03/06/2017 Bulletin to Insurers Authorized to Write Small Group and Individual Transitional Health Insurance Plans Regarding Extension of Transitional Health Insurance Plans Through December 31, 2018

2016

DateTitle
12/16/2016 Bulletin to Insurance Companies with Wisconsin Agent Appointments Regarding Wisconsin Agent Appointment Renewal Invoices for 2017
12/07/2016 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Health Insurance in Wisconsin and Sell on the 2017 Federal Health Insurance Exchange for Guidance Regarding Guaranteed Renewability of Individual Policies
11/15/2016 Bulletin to Wisconsin Surplus Lines Agents Regarding Change in Submission and Payment for Surplus Lines Taxes to OPTins
10/31/2016 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Health Insurance in Wisconsin for Guidance Regarding Auto Re-Enrollment
07/18/2016 Bulletin to Insurers Authorized to Write Small Group and Individual Transitional Health Insurance Plans Regarding Extension of Transitional Health Insurance Plans Through December 31, 2017
06/08/2016 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Health Insurance in Wisconsin Regarding Updated Guidance Regarding Coverage of Colorectal Cancer Screening
05/27/2016 Bulletin to All Agents Authorized to Write Auto Insurance Coverage in Wisconsin Regarding Wisconsin Act 135 and "For-hire" Carriers
03/16/2016 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Health Insurance in Wisconsin - Guidance Regarding the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Extended Transitional Policy

2015

DateTitle
12/22/2015 Bulletin to All Insurers and Agents Writing Liability Coverage Regarding Act 90
12/16/2015 Bulletin to Insurance Companies with Wisconsin Agent Appointments Regarding Wisconsin Appointment Renewals Announcement for 2016
12/16/2015 Bulletin to All Insurers and Agents Writing Hospital Indemnity or Fixed Indemnity Coverage Regarding Central United Life v. Burwell
12/07/2015 Bulletin to All Property and Casualty Insurers Authorized to Write Business in Wisconsin and Subject to s. 623.11, Wis. Stat., except for Financial Guaranty, Mortgage Guaranty, and Title Insurers Regarding Minimum Direct Premium Written to Surplus Ratio Requirements
10/12/2015 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Health Insurance in Wisconsin Regarding H.R. 1624 and the Small Group Size Definition
09/08/2015 Bulletin to All Insurers and Interested Parties Regarding Revised Reporting Requirements for Insurers That Are Part of an Insurance Holding Company System
09/08/2015 Bulletin to All Insurers, Agents and Interested Parties Regarding Adoption of the NAIC Buyer's Guide and 2012 IAR Table
06/25/2015 Bulletin to Surplus Lines Agents, Direct Placement Policyholders, and Risk Retention Groups Doing Business in Wisconsin Regarding Surplus Lines Filings for Multistate Policies in Wisconsin
06/17/2015 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Health Insurance in Wisconsin Regarding Updated Guidance Regarding Coverage of Colorectal Cancer Screening
04/24/2015 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Health Insurance in Wisconsin Regarding Guidance Regarding the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Extended Transitional Policy for Large Employers with 51-100 Employees

2014

DateTitle
12/08/2014 Bulletin to Agent Licensing Department Regarding 2015 Resident and Nonresident Annual Appointment Billing Reminder
10/28/2014 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Health Insurance in Wisconsin Regarding Updated Guidance Regarding the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Transitional Policy
10/21/2014 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Business in Wisconsin Regarding Renewal with Altered Terms
09/25/2014 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Credit Life and/or Credit Accident and Sickness Insurance Regarding Revised Prima Facie Credit Life and Credit Accident and Sickness Insurance Rates
06/25/2014 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to do Business in Wisconsin Regarding New Laws Bulletin - 2013-14 Legislative Session Summaries
06/24/2014 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Title Insurance Regarding Use of Blanket Exceptions in Consumer Title Insurance Policies
05/16/2014 Bulletin to Surplus Lines Agents, Direct Placement Policyholders, and Risk Retention Groups Doing Business in Wisconsin Regarding Surplus Lines Filings for Multistate Policies in Wisconsin
04/21/2014 Bulletin to Charities Issuing Gift Annuities in Wisconsin Regarding Regulation of Charitable Gift Annuities in Wisconsin
03/20/2014 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Health Insurance in Wisconsin Regarding Guidance Regarding the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Extended Transitional Policy

2013

DateTitle
12/10/2013 Bulletin to Agent Licensing Department Regarding Resident and Nonresident Annual Appointment Billing
11/21/2013 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Health Insurance in Wisconsin Regarding Non-ACA Compliant Plans
07/26/2013 Bulletin to All Insurers, Agents and Interested Parties Regarding Insurance Statutory Provisions Contained in the 2013-2015 Wisconsin State Budget, 2013 Wisconsin Act 20, Regarding Navigators and Nonnavigator Assisters
07/02/2013 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Health Insurance in Wisconsin Regarding Small Group Deductibles
04/16/2013 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in Wisconsin Regarding Coverage of Habilitative Services
04/02/2013 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Health Insurance in Wisconsin Regarding Treatment of Pediatric Dental Coverage Provided Through Stand-Alone Dental Plans
02/28/2013 Bulletin to All Insurers Authorized to Write Accident and Health Insurance in Wisconsin Regarding Rate Filings for Health Benefit Plans Sold Through Associations