The proposed CAR amendments are available for viewing at the offices of the Division of Insurance
The Division of Insurance has announced that it will be holding a public hearing in August to court public opinion regarding the proposed amendments to the Performance Standards for the Handling and Payment of Private Passenger Claims by Assigned Risk Companies and to Performance Standards for the Handling and Payment of Commercial Claims by Servicing Carriers as adopted by Commonwealth Automobile Reinsurers. On June 18, 2014, CAR voted to amend the above-mentioned “Performance Standards.”
Pursuant to his authority under G.L. c. 175, §113H, the Commissioner of Insurance has scheduled a public hearing to discuss this issue on August 7, 2014 at 10:00 AM at the offices of the Division of Insurance, 1000 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02118-6200. Both oral and/or written comments regarding the proposed “Performance Standards” will be received. Any Massachusetts insurance professional interested in participating in the public hearing by providing either oral or written comments on the proposed “Performance Standards” may do so by submitting a Notice of Intent to Comment request to the Division no later than August 5, 2014. The Division says all other interested parties will be heard at the meeting only after those who provide advance notice to the Division of their intent to comment.
How to submit your Notice of Intent to Comment
All notices of intent to comment should be sent to the Docket Clerk, Hearings and Appeals, Division of Insurance, 1000 Washington Street, Suite 810, Boston, Massachusestts 02118-6200. Notices of Intent can also be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure that
This proceeding has been designated as Docket No. C2014-01. Any person who wishes to provide oral comment concerning the proposed amendments to the Performance Standards is requested to submit to the Division of Insurance a Notice of Intent to Comment no later than August 5, 2014. All other intpersons will be heard after those who notify the Division in advance of the hearing. All notices and submissions must be sent to the Docket Clerk, Hearings and Appeals, Division of Insurance, 1000 Washington Street, Suite 810, Boston, Massachusetts 02118-6200, and refer to Docket No. C2014-01.