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Proposed Regulations

Regulatory Review

The Maryland Insurance Administration is reviewing and evaluating certain regulations codified within Subtitle 15 and Subtitle 16 of Title 31 of the Code of Maryland Regulations, entitled Unfair Trade Practices and Miscellaneous, respectively.

Learn more about the review of Subtitle 15 here. Read the full notice as it appeared in the Maryland Register on March 7, 2014.

Learn more about the review of Subtitle 16 here. Read the full notice as it appeared in the Maryland Register on April 18, 2014.

Draft Proposed Regulations

The following draft regulations have been proposed by the Maryland Insurance Administration. Comments should be addressed to:

   Katrina Lawhorn, Regulations Coordinator
   The Maryland Insurance Administration
   200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700
   Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Comments also may be submitted by calling 410-468-2450, emailing katrina.lawhorn@maryland.gov, or by faxing to 410-468-2020.

 

Proposed Regulations

The following regulations have been proposed by the Maryland Insurance Administration and published in the Maryland Register. Comments may be sent to: 

   Katrina Lawhorn, Regulations Coordinator
   The Maryland Insurance Administration
   200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700
   Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Comments also may be submitted by calling 410-468-2450, emailing katrina.lawhorn@maryland.gov, or by faxing to 410-468-2020.

  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 10 Health Insurance - General
    31.10.40 Child Only Policies
    View the proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on April 4, 2014.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 11 Health Insurance - Group
    31.11.07 Small Employer Group Health Insurance - Self-Employed Individuals
    View the proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on April 4, 2014.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 03 Insurance Producers and Other Insurance Professionals
    31.03.05 Bail Bonds
    View the proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Feb. 7, 2014.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 08 Property and Casualty Insurance
    31.08.15 Underwriting Period
    View the re-proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Jan. 24, 2014.
    View the proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on July 12, 2013.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 08 Property and Casualty Insurance
    31.08.16 Notices of Amount of Renewal and Expiring Policy Premiums
    View the proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Dec. 27, 2013.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 08 Property and Casualty Insurance
    31.08.13 Application of a Percentage Deductible in the Case of a Hurricane or Other Storm
    View the re-proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Dec. 13, 2013.
    View the proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Dec. 28, 2012.
    View submitted comments. (49 pages)
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 04 Insurers
    31.04.22 Title Insurers
    View an errata published in the Maryland Register on Jan. 24, 2014.
    View the proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Dec. 13, 2013.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
  • Subtitle 08 Property and Casualty
    31.08.14 Coverage for Loss Caused by Water That Backs Up Through Sewers or Drains
    View the proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Oct. 4, 2013.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 15 Unfair Trade Practices
    31.15.13 Notice of Premium Increase [of 20 Percent or More] for Commercial Insurance
    View the proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Oct. 4, 2013.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 08 Property and Casualty Insurance
    31.08.03 Notice of Cancellation, Nonrenewal, Premium Increase, and Reduction in Coverage
    View the proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on July 12, 2013.

Recently Finalized Regulations

The following regulations have been finalized in the previous six months:

  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 08 Property and Casualty Insurance
    31.08.12 Temporary Moratoriums and Weather Events
    View the notice of final action as it appeared in the Maryland Register on April 4, 2014.
    View the re-proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Jan. 24, 2014.
    View the re-proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on July 12, 2013.
    View the proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Oct. 5, 2012.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 10 Health Insurance - General
    31.10.11 Uniform Claims Forms
    31.10.39 Utilization Review of Treatment for Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders
    View the notice of final action as it appeared in the Maryland Register on March 7, 2014.
    Read the Maryland Insurance Administration's response to comments from interested parties, dated Feb. 28, 2014.
    View the re-proposed regulations as they appeared in the Maryland Register on Jan. 10, 2014.
    View the proposed regulations are they appeared in the Maryland Register on August 9, 2013. 
    Read comments submitted in response to the originally proposed regulations.
    View the April 25, 2013, letter from Health and Mental Hygiene Secretary Joshua Sharfstein about the recommendations of the Autism Technical Advisory Group.
    View the Autism Technical Advisory Group's April 2013 Recommendations to the Insurance Commissioner on Medically Necessary Coverage of Habilitative Services for Children with Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
    View the June 21, 2013, response letter from Insurance Commissioner Therese M. Goldsmith.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 08 Property and Casualty Insurance
    31.08.17 Statement of Actual Reason for Cancellation or Nonrenewal of Commercial Insurance Policy
    View the notice of final action as it appeared in the Maryland Register on March 7, 2014.
    View the proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Dec. 13, 2013.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 10 Health Insurance - General
    31.10.26 Uniform Credentialing Form
    View the notice of final action as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Jan. 10, 2014.
    View the proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Sept. 6, 2013.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 15 Unfair Trade Practices
    31.15.14 Administrative Service Fees
    View the notice of final action as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Dec. 2, 2013.
    View the proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Sept. 20, 2013.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 03 Insurance Producers and Other Insurance Professionals
    31.03.12 Procedures - Written Consent - Federal Law
    View the notice of final action as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Dec. 27, 2013.
    View the notice of emergency action as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Nov. 1, 2013.
    View the proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Oct. 18, 2013.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 15 Unfair Trade Practices
    31.15.02 Advertisements of All Insurance Contracts Which Include Any Accident, Sickness, Hospital, Surgical or Medical Coverages
    View the notice of final action as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Nov. 15, 2013.
    View the notice of emergency action as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Oct. 18, 2013.
    View the proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Sept. 6, 2013.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 08 Property and Casualty Insurance
    31.08.11 Liability of Insurer - Failure to Act in Good Faith
    View the notice of final action as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Nov. 1, 2013.
    View the proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Aug. 23, 2013.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 08 Property and Casualty Insurance
    31.08.05 Addition, Reduction, or Elimination in Coverage Notice Requirement
    View the notice of final action as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Nov. 1, 2013.
    View the re-proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on May 3, 2013.
    View the original proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Oct. 5, 2012.
  • Title 31 Maryland Insurance Administration
    Subtitle 03 Insurance Producers and Other Insurance Professionals
    31.03.17 Consolidated Services Center - SHOP Exchange Enrollment Permits
    View the notice of final action as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Nov. 1, 2013.
    View the notice of emergency action as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Oct. 18, 2013.
    View the proposed regulation as it appeared in the Maryland Register on Aug. 23, 2013.