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Insurance Commissioner Requests for Insurers to Delay Cancellations of Individual and Small Group Coverage


On March 19, 2020, Insurance Commissioner Ommen released Bulletin 20-04 to assist individuals and entities regulated by the Iowa Insurance Division who are impacted by the COVID-19 epidemic and the resulting economic disruptions.

Commissioner Ommen requests that insurers and health maintenance organizations licensed in the state allow a premium payment grace period to any individual or health benefit plan issued to small employers.

Small employers in Iowa should consider this guidance and contact their insurer if they have a need for a premium payment grace period.

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