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Proposed and Adopted Rules for 2022

Disclaimer: The following proposed and adopted rules are provided as a courtesy by the Texas Department of Insurance. While TDI makes every effort to ensure the accuracy and completeness of this information, the official version of proposed and adopted rules are those filed with the Secretary of State, which is the repository of official TDI rules. Those rules can be accessed directly from the Texas Register, Office of Secretary of State.

With respect to the following documents, or other documents available from this site or others to which it links, TDI and the State of Texas make no warranty as to their accuracy, completeness, reliability, timeliness, or usefulness.

Submission of Comments: Written comments on proposed rules must be received no later than 5 p.m. on the date stated in the preamble of each proposed rule.

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Subject Section Numbers Proposal Filed Proposal Published Adoption Filed Adoption Published Effective Date

Chapter 19. Licensing and Regulation of Insurance Professionals

Subchapter B. Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plans, and Medicare Part D Plans

Subchapter G. Licensing of Insurance Adjusters

Subchapter H. Licensing of Public Insurance Adjusters

Subchapter I. General Provisions Regarding Fees, Applications, and Renewals

Subchapter J. Standards of Conduct for Licensed Agents

Subchapter K. Continuing Education, Adjuster Prelicensing Education Programs, and Certification Courses

Subchapter N. Licensing and Regulation of Risk Managers

Subchapter O. Procedures and Requirements for Reinsurance Intermediaries (Brokers and Managers)

Subchapter Q. Discount Health Care Program Registration and Renewal Requirements

Subchapter R. Utilization Reviews for Health Care Provided Under a Health Benefit Plan or Health Insurance Policy

Subchapter S. Forms to Request Prior Authorization

Division 2. Texas Standardized Prior Authorization Request Form for Health Care Services

Division 3. Texas Standard Prior Authorization Request Form for Prescription Drug Benefits

Subchapter T. Specialty Insurance License

Subchapter U. Utilization Reviews for Health Care Provided Under Workers' Compensation Insurance Coverage

[Subchapter V. Registration of Full-Time Home Office Salaried Employees]

[Subchapter W. Regulation of Navigators for Health Benefit Exchange]

§19.103

§19.602

§§19.702, 19.704 - 19.706, 19.708, 19.709, 19.712 [19.703]

§§19.801, 19.802, 19.805

§19.902,  §19.906

§§19.1002, 19.1003, 19.1012 [19.1019]

§19.1304, §19.1308 [§19.1301, §19.1320]

§19.1403, §19.1407

§19.1604, §19.1605

§19.1704

§19.1810

§19.1820

§19.1902, §19.1908 [§19.1905]

§19.2004

[§§19.3001 - 19.3005]

[§19.4001 - 19.4017]

 

12/27/2022 01/13/2023

Chapter 1. General Administration

Subchapter A. Rules of Practice and Procedure

Division 2. Rule Making Procedures

Subchapter E. Notice of Toll-Free Telephone Numbers and Procedures for Obtaining Information and Filing Complaints

Subchapter F. Summary Procedures for Routine Matters

Subchapter G. Notice and Processing Periods for Permit Applications

Subchapter BB. Forms Privacy Notice

§§1.208 - 1.210

§1.601,  §1.602

§1.705

§1.804

§1.2803

12/22/2022 01/13/2023

Chapter 34. State Fire Marshal

Subchapter E. Fire Extinguisher Rules

Subchapter F. Fire Alarm Rules

Subchapter G. Fire Sprinkler Rules

Subchapter H. Storage and Sale of Fireworks

§§34.514, 34.613, 34.713, 34.811 12/21/2022 001/06/2023

Chapter 19. Licensing and Regulation of Insurance Professionals

Subchapter Q. Discount Health Care Program Registration and Renewal Requirements

§19.1602 12/21/2022 01/06/2023

Chapter 1. General Administration

Subchapter D. Effect of Criminal Conduct

§§1.504, 1.508, 1.509 12/21/2022 01/06/2023

Chapter 34. State Fire Marshal

Subchapter C. Standards and Fees for State Fire Marshal Inspections Division 1. General Provisions

Subchapter E. Fire Extinguisher Rules

Subchapter F. Fire Alarm Rules

Subchapter G. Fire Sprinkler Rules

§§34.303, 34.507, 34.607, 34.707

12/09/2022 12/23/2022

Chapter 26. Employer-Related Health Benefit Plan Regulations

Subchapter A. Definitions, Severability, and Small Employer Health Regulations

Subchapter C. Large Employer Health Insurance Regulations

§26.5, §26.301

 

Notice of Public Hearing

12/08/2022 12/23/2022

Chapter 3. Life, Accident, and Health Insurance Annuities

Subchapter RR. Valuation Manual

§3.9901

11/14/2022 11/25/2022

Chapter 5. Property and Casualty

Subchapter E. Texas Windstorm Insurance Association

Division 7. Inspections for Windstorm and Hail Insurance 

§§5.4606, 5.4606, 5.4621, 5.4626, 5.4640

09/09/2022 09/23/2022 01/03/2023 01/20/2023 01/23/2023

EMERGENCY RULE ACTION

Chapter 35. Emergency Rules

Subchapter A.  Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Emergency Rules

§35.4

08/23/2022 09/02/2022 08/23/2022

Chapter 7. Corporate and Financial Regulation

Subchapter B. Insurance Holding Company Systems

 §7.215

08/04/2022 08/19/2022 09/26/2022 10/14/2022 10/16/2022

Chapter 1. General Administration

Subchapter H. Emergency Cease and Desist Orders

§§1.901 - 1.911

04/07/2022 04/22/2022 7/22/2022 8/5/2022 8/11/2022

Chapter 21.  Trade Practices

Subchapter TT. All-Payor Claims Database

§§21.5401 - 21.5406

APCD - Common Data Layout Components and Requirements

Texas APCD Data Submission Guide

03/28/2022 04/08/2022 05/27/2022

APCD - Common Data Layout Components and Requirements

Texas APCD Data Submission Guide
06/10/2022 06/16/2022

Chapter 3. Life, Accident, and Health Insurance and Annuities

Subchapter F. Rate Review for Health Benefit Plans

§§3.501 - 3.507

03/28/2022 04/08/2022 05/27/2022 06/10/2022 06/16/2022

Chapter 19. Licensing and Regulation of Insurance Professionals

Subchapter R. Utilization Reviews for Health Care Provided Under a Health Benefit Plan or Health Insurance Policy

Division 2. Preauthorization Exemptions

§19.1710 and §§19.1730 - 19.1733

Form LHL011

03/25/2022 04/08/2022

Compiled Comments on Chapters 12 and 19 Proposals
08/12/2022

Form LHL011
08/26/2022 09/01/2022

Chapter 12.  Independent Review Organizations

Subchapter A. General Provisions

Subchapter G. Exemptions for Independent Review Organizations

§12.4 and §12.601

Form LHL011

03/25/2022 04/08/2022

Compiled Comments on Chapters 12 and 19 Proposals
08/12/2022 08/26/2022 09/01/2022

Chapter 21. Trade Practices

Subchapter UU. Machine-Readable Files

§§21.5501 - 21.5503

Machine-Readable Files:  Data Schemas (Version 1.0)

02/17/2022 03/04/2022 05/13/2022

Machine-Readable Files: Data Schemas (Version 1.1)
05/27/2022 06/02/2022

Chapter 19. Licensing and Regulation of Insurance Professionals

Subchapter S. Forms to Request Prior Authorization

Division 1. Texas Standard Prior Authorization Request Forms 

Division 3. Texas Standard Prior Authorization Request Form for Prescription Drug Benefits

 §19.1803 and §19.1820

Prior Authorization Form

02/09/2022 02/25/2022 7/22/2022 8/5/2022 8/11/2022

Chapter 10. Workers' Compensation Health Care Networks

Subchapter A. General Provisions and Definitions

Subchapter B. Certification

Subchapter C. Contracting

Subchapter D. Network Requirements

Subchapter E. Network Operations

Subchapter F.  Utilization Review [and Retrospective Review]

Subchapter G. Complaints

Subchapter H. Examinations

§§10.1 - 10.03

§§10.20 - 10.27

§§10.40 - 10.42

§§10.60 - 10.63

 §§10.80 - 10.86

§10.100, 10.101, and 10.104

[§10.102 and §10.103]

§§10.120 - 10.122

§10.200

01/18/2022 02/04/2022 07/13/2022 07/29/2022 08/02/2022

Chapter 5. Property and Casualty Insurance

Subchapter E. Texas Windstorm Insurance Association

Division 10. Eligibility and Forms

§5.4906 01/13/2022 01/28/2022 03/11/2022 03/25/2022 03/31/2022

For more information, contact: ChiefClerk@tdi.texas.gov

Last updated: 1/20/2023