AZ | The Arizona Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions has issued Regulatory Bulletin 2022-01(INS).
Pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes (“A.R.S.”) § 41-1091, the Arizona Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions (“Department”) occasionally issues Substantive Policy Statements to express the Department’s position on current industry practices and to provide the Department’s interpretation regarding Arizona law requirements. The Department’s Substantive Policy Statements are intended to promote a level playing field and uniform application of statutory provisions to consumers and industry stakeholders in Arizona.
The purpose of this Substantive Policy Statement is to (1) adopt and publish the two standardized prior authorization request forms, as required by A.R.S. § 20-3406; and (2) to highlight Arizona’s prior authorization laws’ requirements.