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Proposed bulletins

Public comments

The bulletins below are in the process of development by the Division of Financial Regulation (DFR). The division is asking for public review and comment as part of that process. All comments received will be given full consideration and a final report discussing our general response as applied to the bulletin’s final version will be released.

Comments can be submitted in the following ways (Please include the bulletin number in the subject line of your comment):


Department of Consumer and Business Services
Division of Financial Regulation
350 Winter St. NE
P.O. Box 14480
Salem, OR 97309-0405

Proposed bulletins

DFR 2018-08

Implementation of Hearing Aid and Hearing Assistive Technology Legislation, 2018 House Bill 4104

Oregon House Bill 4104 (HB 4104) from the 2018 legislative session amends Oregon’s existing coverage requirements for hearing aids and cochlear implants as found at ORS 743A.140 and ORS 743A.141, respectively. HB 4104 becomes effective on January 1, 2019. As noted above, the purpose of this Bulletin is to clarify the DFR’s expectations regarding health insurers’ obligations under the new law.

Draft Bulletin DFR 2018-08

Last day for public comment: October 31, 2018
Comment email:

DFR 2018-06

Use of Corporate and Assumed Business Names by Insurers

Bulletin 1996-5 was issued to clarify the requirements and procedures relating to the use of corporate and assumed business names by insurers. Changes have been made to update statutory references and to reinforce areas where we continue to work with insurers to guide them through the process necessary to complete a name change.

Draft Bulletin DFR 2018-06

Last day for public comment: Thursday, August 30, 2018
Comment email:

DFR 2018-05

General Filing Instructions for Filing Policy Forms & Rates

Bulletin 2006-5 was issued as an update to the General Filing Instructions for the Filing of Rates and Forms. The SERFF system and other updated technology, as well as changes in the rates and forms filing process have led to the need to make changes and update the document.

Draft Bulletin DFR 2018-05

Last day for public comment: Monday, August 27, 2018
Comment email:

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