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31 Pa. Code § 73.138. Financial statement reserves.

§ 73.138. Financial statement reserves.

 The following reserves for all credit insurance policies shall be maintained by insurers doing credit life insurance or credit A and H insurance business in this Commonwealth:

   (1)  The reserves for credit life insurance may not be less than the reserves as computed using the Commissioners 1980 Extended Term Mortality Table, using mortality rates applicable to male lives for insurance issued prior to January 1, 2007, with interest at the rate specified in section 301(c) of The Insurance Department Act of 1921 (40 P. S. §  71(c)).

   (2)  The reserves for credit life insurance may not be less than the reserves as computed using the 2001 CSO Male Composite Ultimate Mortality Table for insurance issued on or after January 1, 2007 with interest at the rate specified in section 301(c) of The Insurance Department Act of 1921.

   (3)  If the credit life insurance policy or certificate insures two lives, the minimum standard must be twice the mortality in the 2001 CSO Male Composite Ultimate Mortality Table based on the age of the older insured.

   (4)  Chapter 84c (relating to valuation of life insurance policies) does not apply to credit life insurance.

   (5)  The reserves for single premium credit TPD benefits may not be less than the mean of the amounts of unearned premium calculated from gross premiums in force on the following bases:

     (i)   The pro rata basis.

     (ii)   Rule of 78 basis.

   (6)  The reserves for single premium credit A and H insurance are regulated under Chapter 84a (relating to minimum reserve standards for individual and group health and accident insurance contracts).

   (7)  The reserves for monthly premium credit A and H insurance and TPD benefits may not be less than the amount of unearned premium calculated from gross premiums in force on the pro rata basis.

   (8)  The claim reserves for credit A and H insurance shall be calculated using a generally accepted actuarial method or other reasonable method acceptable to the Commissioner.

Source

   The provisions of this §  73.138 amended July 14, 2006, effective January 1, 2007, 36 Pa.B. 3665. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (242961).



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