Legislation and Regulatory Information

Timely Notification Requirements

Account Premium Payment After Employee Termination, enacted by passage of Texas Senate Bill 51, amends Chapter 843 and Chapter 1301, of the Texas Insurance Code (TIC) and applies to fully insured HMO and PPO plans issued, delivered or renewed on or after January 1, 2006. The legislation does not affect self-funded accounts.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) provides an overview of the key aspects of this law within Blue Access for EmployersSM (BAE), a secure web portal for BCBSTX group clients. Log in to BAE and visit Employer Resources to access this information.

To review the actual legislation, visit the Texas Legislature website.

Texas Department of Insurance

For your convenience, please click on the link below to be taken directly to the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) website that contains information specific to Texas Insurance Regulations as well as Texas Consumer Information.