This page provides bulletins issued by the Mississippi Insurance Department by year of issue. The bulletins are available for viewing in the Adobe Acrobat format.

Use the index below to go directly to a particular section on this page:


New Bulletins

  • 2017-2 Enforcement Activities Related to the Attestation Requirement Previously Imposed on Hospital Indemnity or Other Fixed Indemnity Insurers (Issued March 31, 2017)
  • 2017-1 Form and Rate Filing Guidance for Individual, Small Group, and Stand-Alone Dental Plans in Mississippi (Issued March 14, 2017)

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Part 1: General

  • 2016-1 Company Appointment Renewals for 2016 (Issued January 27, 2016)
  • 2015-5 Retail Insurance Producer Nonadmitted Insurance Form (Issued November 12, 2015)
  • 2014-5 Compliance Standards for Sale of Burglar Bars (Issued May 22, 2014)
  • 2013-6 Passage Of House Bill 534 Amendments To Risk Based Capital Statutes and the Holding Company Act (Issued May 30, 2013)
  • 2013-1 Mitigation Premium Discounts House Bill 1410, 2012 Regular Session (February 6, 2013)
  • 2012-4 Nonadmitted Insurance Form of Senate Bill 2628 (Issued May 18, 2012)
  • 2012-3 Reporting and Collection of Premium Taxes for Multi-State Surplus Lines Policies Pursuant to the Home State Rule Requirements of the NRRA (Issued May 11, 2012)
  • 2012-2 Nonadmitted Policy Fee Passage of Senate Bill 2626 (Issued May 11, 2012)
  • 2011-11 Reporting and Collection of Premium Taxes for Multi-State Surplus Lines Policies for the First and Second Quarters of 2012 (Issued December 22, 2011)
  • 2011-10 Clarification of Bulletin 2011-8: Reporting and Collection of Premium Taxes for Multi-State Surplus Lines Policies for the Third and Fourth Quarters of 2011. (Issued October 28, 2011)
  • 2011-8 Nonadmitted Insurance Multistate Agreement (Issued July 19, 2011)
  • 2011-5 Premium Moratorium for Policyholders in Flood-Impacted Areas (Issued May 17, 2011)
  • 2011-3 Premium Moratorium for Policyholders in Impacted Areas (Issued May 2, 2011)
  • 2011-1 House Bill 785, 2011 Regular Session, Mississippi Nonadmitted Insurance Statutes (Issued April 11, 2011)
  • 2009-9 Clarification of Regulation 2009-1 (Issued December 18, 2009)
  • 2009-8 Annual Renewal of Producer Appointments (Issued November 1, 2009)
  • 2009-7 Proper Classification of Mississippi Cottages (Issued August 20, 2009)
  • 2008-4 Senate Bill 2979, Increase of certain fees for services provided by the Mississippi Department of Insurance (Issued April 11, 2008)
  • 2007-6 Nonadmitted Policy Fee (Issued December 10, 2007)
  • 2007-1 Pharmacy benefit managers operating in the State of Mississippi (Issued March 6, 2007)
  • 2006-8 Statute of limitations on insurance contracts (Issued June 8, 2006)
  • 2006-6 Proper accounting treatment for premiums written for coverage on mobile homes (Issued May 16, 2006)
  • 2006-5 Senate bill 2006, notification of cancellation/non-renewal to named creditor loss payee, as amended (Issued October 19, 2006)
  • 2006-3 Suspension of 180-day deadline for making repairs or providing notification of intent to make a claim for additional liability (Issued February 24, 2006)
  • 2006-2 Hurricane Katrina Mediation Program (Issued February 3, 2006)
  • 2006-1 Notice of claim and/or proof of loss statements (Issued January 26, 2006)
  • 2005-13 Extension of coverage for damaged property due to hurricane Katrina as amended (Issued January 27, 2006)
  • 2005-13 Extension of coverage for damaged property due to hurricane Katrina (Issued November 4, 2005)
  • 2005-12 The moratorium on the cancellation/non-renewal for the non-payment of premiums is hereby extended for 30 additional days (Issued October 26, 2005)
  • 2005-11 Promulgate emergency regulations and guidelines to promote and secure the safety and protection of the citizens of this state. (Issued October 24, 2005)
  • 2005-10 Approval letters (Issued September 28, 2005)
  • 2005-9 Clarification of Bulletin 2005-7 (Issued September 28, 2005)
  • 2005-7 The 60-day moratorium began on August 29,2005, the date Hurricane Katrina hit the Mississippi Gulf Coast (Issued September 15, 2005)
  • 2005-6 MID has been working with Mississippi consumers and the insurance industry to ensure that Mississippians impacted by Hurricane Katrina are treated fairly and receive compensation in a timely manner (Issued September 7, 2005)
  • 2003-6 New Procedures for Property and Casualty Form and Rate Filings by Mail or Electronic/SERFF (Issued December 5, 2003)
  • 2003-5 New Procedures for Life Health and Accident Form and Rate Filings by Mail or Electronic/SERFF (Issued December 5, 2003)
  • 2003-3 Reduction in Stamping Fee on Surplus Lines Insurance (Issued March 25, 2003)
  • 2003-1 Filing Procedures for Compliance with the Provisions of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 (Issued January 27, 2003)
  • 2002-4 Limited License for Credit Property (Issued August 12, 2002) (Superseded by HB 777 2009 Regular Legislative Session)
  • 2002-3 Filing Guidelines for Credit Property Insurance Programs (Issued April 1, 2002)
  • 2001-2 Mississippi Creditor-Placed Insurance Act (Issued July 16, 2001)
  • 2000-8 Collateral Protection or Creditor-Placed (Force Placed) Insurance (Issued September 11, 2000)
  • 2000-7 Rescission of Treatment of Creditor-Placed Insurance as an "Inland Marine" Product (Issued April 25, 2000)
  • 2000-2 GAP Insurance Filings (Issued April 17, 2000)
  • 98-8 Premium Grace Periods to Policyholders Impacted by Hurricane Georges (Issued September 30, 1998)
  • 98-6 Cancellations/Non-Renewals (Issued May 27, 1998)
  • 98-5 Changes in Property/Casualty Lines of Insurance. (Issued May 1, 1998)
  • 98-2 "Refer to Company" language (Issued February 11, 1998)
  • 98-1 Rate decrease filings. (Issued January 9, 1998)
  • 97-6 Senate Bill 2006, Mississippi Surplus Lines Association (November 7, 1997)
  • 96-3 Class A Burial Associations/House Bill 1016 (Issued April 16, 1996)

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Part 2: Life

  • 2017-2 Enforcement Activities Related to the Attestation Requirement Previously Imposed on Hospital Indemnity or Other Fixed Indemnity Insurers (Issued March 31, 2017)
  • 96-2 Group or Individual Mortgage Life, Mortgage Disability or Mortgage AD&D Policies (Issued January 1, 1996)
  • 80-2(A) Revised Guidelines for Submission of Life Insurance Contracts That Provide Guaranteed Insurability Benefits Based Upon the Consumers Price Index (Issued December 16, 1980)
  • 80-1 Revised Temporary Guidelines for Submission of Life Insurance Policies With Projected Premium Rates Less Than or Equal To Maximum Premium Rates (Issued March 7, 1980)

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Part 3: Accident and Health

  • 2017-2 Enforcement Activities Related to the Attestation Requirement Previously Imposed on Hospital Indemnity or Other Fixed Indemnity Insurers (Issued March 31, 2017)
  • 2017-1 Form and Rate Filing Guidance for Individual, Small Group, and Stand-Alone Dental Plans in Mississippi (Issued March 14, 2017)
  • 2016-9 Clarification on How and When Employees Must be Counted for the Purposes of Determining Group Health Plan Size (Issued July 20, 2016)
  • 2016-5 Mississippi's Small Group Composite Premium Methodology (Issued May 13, 2016)
  • 2016-4 Form and Rate Filing Deadline Extension (Issued April 15, 2016)
  • 2016-3 Small Business Health Options Program Marketplace (Issued March 31, 2016)
  • 2016-2 Rate Filing Guidance for Individual, Small Group, and Stand-Alone Dental Plans in Mississippi (Issued March 31, 2016)
  • 2015-4 Network Adequacy Review of Health Carriers Offering Managed Care Plans in the State (Issued July 20, 2015)
  • 2015-3 Verification of HHS Data on Small Group Health Insurance Products With Top Enrollments in State (Issued April 21, 2015)
  • 2015-2 Notification of the Upcoming Application for Participation in Mississippi's State-Based Small Business Health Options Program Marketplace (Issued March 31, 2015)
  • 2014-8 Compliance with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) Final Rule on the Exchange and Insurance Market Standards for 2015 and Beyond as it Relates to Hospital or Other Fixed Indemnity Insurance Products (Issued August 14, 2014)
  • 2014-6 Notification of the Upcoming Application for Participation in Mississippi State-Based Small Business Health Options Program (Shop) Marketplace. (Issued May 23, 2014)
  • 2013-9 Notification of the Upcoming Mississippi State-Based Small Business Health Options Program (Shop) Marketplace (Issued October 22, 2013)
  • 2013-8 Notification of the Upcoming Federally-Facilitated Marketplace (Issued September 23, 2013)
  • 2012-5 Compliance Requirements for Mississippi Health Carrier External Review Regulation Effective January 1, 2013 (Issued October 25, 2012)
  • 2012-1 Verification of HHS Data on Small Group Health Insurance Products with Top Enrollments in Mississippi (Issued February 22, 2012)
  • 2011-9 Application Requirements and Appointment Procedure for Establishment of Health Insurance Exchange Advisory Board and Subcommittees (Issued October 18, 2011 and amended January 25, 2012)
  • 2011-7 Submission Requirements for Health Insurance Rate Increases (Issued June 29, 2011)
  • 2011-6 Insurers Offering Dental Insurance (Issued May 17, 2011)
  • 2010-2 Early Retiree Reinsurance Program through U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Issued June 1, 2010)
  • 2010-1 State Continuation Coverage and The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) as Amended by The Department of Defense Appropriation Act, 2010 (Amended December 19, 2009) (Issued January 25, 2010)
  • 2009-3 State Continuation Coverage and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) (Issued April 13, 2009)
  • 2008-5 House Bill 1405, Reimbursement for Activation of Trauma Care Team (Issued June 19, 2008)
  • 2008-1 Notice to be given prior to renegotiation of provider agreements (Issued February 12, 2008)
  • 2004-2 Timely Payment of Health Insurance Claims (Issued March 12, 2004)
  • 2003-2 To all Licensed Home Warranty Companies and all Licensed Property and Casualty Insurance Companies Offering Home Warranties in the State of Mississippi (Issued March 25, 2003)
  • 97-1 Contractual Arrangements Between Licensed Carriers and Risk Assuming Provider Networks (Issued July 11, 1997)
  • 94-1 Health Insurance Rate Increases (Issued January 1, 1994)
  • 93-1 Voluntary Basic Health Insurance Coverage Law (Issued July 30, 1993)
  • 91-4 Health Insurance for Persons on Active Military Duty (Issued April 1, 1991)
  • 91-2181 Comprehensive Health Insurance Risk Pool Association (Issued June 7, 1991)
  • To all companies writing hospital, health and accident insurance in Mississippi (Issued October 1, 1957)

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Part 4: Auto

  • 2016-8 Compliance with the Mississippi Vehicle Insurance Verification System (Issued July 20, 2016)
  • 2014-4 Notice and Rejection of Uninsured Motorist Coverage Form (SB 2733) (Issued May 21, 2014)
  • 2013-5 MS Vehicle Insurance Verification System (Issued May 30, 2013)
  • 2013-4 Automobile Damage Repairs and Billing (Issued May 10, 2013)
  • 2013-3 Single-Limit, Nonstacking Uninsured Motorist Coverage (Issued May 10, 2013)
  • 2013-2 Hail Damage to Automobiles (Issued March 22, 2013)
  • 2007-4 Payment of sales taxes in a total auto loss (Issued June 18, 2007)
  • 2005-3 Mandatory Automobile liability limits as amended (Issued July 5, 2005)
  • 2005-2 Notification of Cancellation/Non-Renewal to Named Creditor Loss Payee (Issued April 19, 2005)
  • 2000-9 Surcharges for Accidents Caused by Defective Tires (Issued September 15, 2000)
  • 2000-3 Insurance Card Information (Issued April 10, 2000)
  • 98-7 Requirement That Repairs Be Made at Particular Shop Prohibited (Issued August 27, 1998)

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Part 5: Non-Auto P&C

  • 2011-4 Use of Geographic Information Systems for Insurance Rating Purposes (Issued May 16, 2011)
  • 2011-2 Filing Procedures Related to Mississippi Department of Insurance Regulation 2011-1, "Establishment of Insurer Safety Programs" (Issued April 11, 2011)
  • 99-8 Company Loss Runs (Issued December 8, 1999)
  • 99-7 Notice to Mobile Home Policyholders Regarding "Wind and Hail" Deductible (Issued December 1, 1999)
  • 99-2 Establishment of Property Values and Corresponding Insurance Amounts on Mortgaged Properties Insured in Mississippi (Issued April 20, 1999)
  • 97-3 Rate/Rule Filing Fee and Format Changes (Issued July 1, 1997)
  • 91-6 (Revised) Form for Payments to Volunteer Firefighters. (Issued March 26 1996)

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Part 6: Agents

  • 2016-12 Administrative Licensing Notices to be Issued via Electronic Mail (Issued November 22, 2016)
  • 2016-11 Compliance with the Electronic Bondsmen Registry and Bail Bond Database (Issued November 8, 2016)
  • 2016-10 Compliance with the Electronic Bondsmen Registry and Bail Bond Database (Issued September 20, 2016)
  • 2016-7 Senate Bill 2193 - Changes to Insurance Adjuster and Public Adjuster Licensing Requirements (Issued June 30, 2016)
  • 2014-9 Examination of Life, Accident and Health Insurance Producer Applicants (Issued August 14, 2014)
  • 2014-7 Suitability in Annuity Transactions Regulation: Insurance Producer Training (Issued August 7, 2014)
  • 2012-6 Portable Electronics Insurance Passage of House Bill 894 (Issued December 19, 2012)
  • 2009-2 House Bill 777, 2009 Regular Legislative Session - Producer Licensing Uniformity Act and FAQ (Issued April 1, 2009)
  • 2007-5 New Procedures for License Renewals (Issued November 9, 2007)
  • 2007-3 Regarding Bulletin 2005-8 (Issued May 14, 2007)
  • 2007-2 Flood insurance training requirements for insurance producers who are authorized to sell flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program (Issued March 21, 2007)
  • 2006-10 Clarification of bulletin 2005-8, as amended (Issued August 21, 2006)
  • 2006-7 Relicensing of emergency adjusters due to Hurricane Katrina as amended (Issued May 16, 2006)
  • 2005-8 Attorney General's Office issued an Opinion advising that public adjusters may come into the State of Mississippi and perform adjusting services on behalf of insureds as amended (Issued September 16, 2005) (Amended Issued 4/26/06)
  • 2005-1 Annual Report Filing Requirements (Issued January 28, 2005)
  • 2004-3 Orders of Revocation in Bail Bond Forfeiture Proceedings (Issued March 8, 2004)
  • 2002-5 New Procedures for Issuing Appointments for Insurance Producers (Issued December 6, 2002)
  • 2002-2 New Procedures for Appointment of Insurance Agents (Issued February 1, 2002)
  • 2000-6 Pre-Licensing Education Requirement (Issued January 24, 2000) (Superseded by HB 777 2009 Regular Legislative Session)
  • 99-6 Changes in Bail Bonding Laws (Issued September 15, 1999)
  • 99-3 Changes in Agent Licensing Laws (Issued May 7, 1999) (Superseded by HB 777 2009 Regular Legislative Session)
  • 98-9 Change in Annual Report Filing Date (Issued December 10, 1998)
  • 97-7 Change in Bail Agent's License Expiration Date (Issued November 24, 1997)
  • 96-7 Change in Adjuster's License Expiration Date (Issued July 10, 1996)
  • 96-5 Transferal of Non-Resident Fire/Casualty License to Resident License (Issued October 18, 1996)
  • 95-6 Changes in Professional Bail Agent Licensing Examination (Issued June 23, 1995)
  • 95-5 Revision of Property/Casualty Licensing Examination (Issued June 9, 1995)
  • 95-4 Change in Fire/Casualty License Expiration Dates (Issued June 9, 1995)
  • 95-3 Change in Fire/Casualty License Expiration Dates (Issued June 9, 1995)
  • 95-2 Change in Fire/Casualty License Expiration Dates (Issued June 9, 1995)
  • 95-1 Addition of Licensing Categories (Issued February 2, 1995)
  • 94-2 Continuing Education Filing Fee (Issued June 24, 1994)
  • 93-7 Changes in Adjuster's License Renewal Date (Issued December 6, 1993)
  • 93-5 Adjuster's Continuing Education Requirements (Issued September 28, 1993)

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Part 7: Fire Marshal's Office

  • 2015-1 Fire Damage Registry Reporting for Insurance Companies (Issued February 11, 2015)
  • 2014-5 Compliance Standards for Sale of Burglar Bars (Issued May 22, 2014)
  • 2014-2 Amended Emergency Waiver of Certain LC Gas Standards and Procedures (Issued February 10, 2014)
  • 2014-1 Emergency Waiver of Certain L.C. Gas Standards and Procedures (Issued January 23, 2014)
  • 2010-4 Liquefied Compressed Gas Leak Checks (Issued September 13, 2010)
  • 2010-3 Manufactured Home Installation Inspection Program (Issued June 29, 2010)
  • 2009-6 Light Weight Truss Construction as amended (Issued Issued June 28, 2010)
  • 2009-5 Burn Injury Notice Act (Issued June 22, 2009)
  • 2005-5 Guidelines for the Supplemental Rural Fire Truck Acquisition Assistance Program (Issued August 2, 2005)
  • 2005-4 Guidelines for the legal use of the State Fire Protection funds (Issued June 4, 2013)(Revised June 4, 2013)
  • 2004-4 Guidelines for the Rural Fire Truck Acquisition Assistance Program - Round 3-9 (Issued May 13, 2009) (As amended May 13, 2009)
  • 2004-1 Guidelines for the Rural Fire Truck Acquisition Assistance Program - Round 3-6 (Issued February 10, 2004) (Revised February 10, 2004)
  • 2003-4 Guidelines for the Rural Fire Truck Acquisition Assistance Program - Round 6 (Issued December 19, 2003) (Revised December 19, 2003)
  • 2002-1 Eligibility Guidelines for Receipt of State Fire Protection Funds (Issued June 3, 2013) (Revised June 3, 2013)
  • 2001-1 Guidelines for the Rural Fire Truck Acquisition Assistance Program - Round 5 (Issued June 1, 2001)
  • 99-5 Guidelines for the Rural Fire Truck Acquisition Assistance Program - Round 4 (Issued July 1, 1999)
  • 99-1 Request for Inspections Procedures of Consumer Complaints of Manufactured Housing / State Fire Marshal's Office (Issued February 17, 1999)
  • 98-3 Senate Bill 2627 - A Revision to Privilege License Fees (Issued April 15, 1998)
  • 97-5 Utility Electrical Wiring System for Manufactured Homes (Issued October 1, 1997)
  • 97-4 Guidelines for the Rural Fire Truck Acquisition Assistance Program - Round 3 (Issued July 1, 1997)
  • 95-7 Guidelines for the Rural Fire Truck Acquisition Assistance Program (Issued July 1, 1995)
  • 94-3 Auto Pilot Ignition Systems in Gas Furnaces (Issued July 14, 1994)
  • 93-6 Revised Guidelines for Contracts (Issued October 1, 1993 and revised June 3, 2013)
  • 93-4 Manufactured Housing Blocking, Anchoring and Tie-Downs (Issued November 5, 1993)
  • 93-3 Factory-Built Homes Laws (Issued August 31, 1993)
  • 93-2 Fire Safety Bulletin (Issued August 31, 1993)

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Part 8: Safety Conveyances

  • 2013-7 Passage Of House Bill 817 - Mississippi Conveyance Safety Act (Issued August 23, 2013)

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Withdrawn Bulletins

  • 2014-3 Premium Payments for Policyholders in Impacted Areas. (Issued May 6, 2014). (The provisions of this Bulletin expired on July 7, 2014.)
  • 2009-4 Mississippi Department of Insurance Withdrawal of Bulletin 2009-1 (Issued April 24, 2009)
  • 2008-3 Withdrawal of Bulletin 2008-2 (Issued March 7, 2008)
  • 2008-2 2007 Property Claims Information Request (Issued February 13, 2008) (Withdrawn)
  • 2006-9 Withdrawal of bulletin 2001-3 (Issued July 27, 2006)
  • 2006-4 Annual renewal of producer appointments (Issued March 27, 2006) (Superseded by Bulletin 2009-8)
  • 99-9 Changes in Filing Instructions, Rate Exhibits, Problem Areas, and Access Through the Internet (Issued December 14, 1999) (Replaced by 2003-6)
  • 93-8 Withdrawal of Mississippi Insurance Department Bulletin 93-8, Fire Services Development Program Eligibility Guidelines Administered by the MS Department of Insurance (Issued June 3, 2013)

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