Alberta Superintendent of Insurance

The Office of the Superintendent of Insurance regulates and creates policy for the insurance market in the province to ensure that Albertans have affordable access to the insurance coverage they require, by monitoring the effectiveness of the market, and responding to the needs of the province and its citizens.

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Insurance News

October 10, 2018 - Insurance Lists Updated

September 18, 2018 - Superintendent of Insurance Interpretation Bulletin 09-2018
Fees and Disbursements for Accident Benefit Claims

The purpose of Interpretation Bulletin 09-2018 is to clarify that:

  • The fees for physical therapy services, chiropractic services and Accident Benefit (AB) claim forms completion prescribed in Superintendent of Insurance Bulletins only apply to claims made under the Diagnostic and Treatment Protocols Regulation (DTPR).
  • Amounts established by the Health Information Regulation pursuant to the Health Information Act for the provision of full or partial copies of health records apply to all claims made under the DTPR.
  • The prescribed AB claim forms are to be used for claims made under both the DTPR and the Automobile Accident Insurance Benefits Regulation (AAIBR).
  • Completion of the AB-2, AB-3 and AB-4 claim forms under the AAIBR is at the request of the insurer. Expenses for completion of AB claim forms and services under the AAIBR are not prescribed and must be reasonable.

August 23, 2018 - Superintendent of Insurance Notice 08-2018
Updates to the Diagnostic and Treatment Protocols Regulation (DPTR) Interpretative Guide

August 21, 2018 - Superintendent of Insurance Notice 07-2018
Alberta Launches Electronic Administrative Cost Recovery Invoice

  • The purpose of Notice 07-2018 is to inform all insurance companies, fraternal benefit societies and reciprocal insurance exchanges licensed in Alberta that the Superintendent of Insurance has implemented electronic invoicing of amounts payable under the Recovery of Administration Costs Regulation.

August 17, 2018 - Financial Data

July 19, 2018 - Superintendent of Insurance Notice 06-2018
Alberta Automobile Insurance Claims and Costs Study Request for Proposal

  • The purpose of Notice 06-2018 is to provide information regarding the Request for Proposal for the Alberta Automobile Insurance Claims and Costs Study.

July 3, 2018 - 2017 Superintendent of Insurance Update

May 30, 2018 - 2016 Wood Buffalo wildfire: Insurance claim deadline extended

May 29, 2018 - Superintendent of Insurance Notice 05-2018
Updated Automobile Insurance Motor Vehicle Inspection Report - effective September 1, 2018

May 17, 2018 - Superintendent of Insurance Notice 04-2018
Clarification of Minor Injury Regulation

May 16, 2018 - Financial Data

April 24, 2018 - Superintendent of Insurance Notice 03-2018
Successful Vendor of the Automobile Insurance Rate Board Review

April 11, 2018 - Financial Data

March 29, 2018 - Superintendent of Insurance Notice 02-2018
Wood Buffalo Wildfire: Statutory Limitation on Property Insurance Claims

March 1, 2018 - Register updated

February 14, 2018 - Updated Superintendent of Insurance Interpretation Bulletin

  • See Superintendent of Insurance Interpretation Bulletin 01-2018 - Review of the Automobile Insurance Rate Board (AIRB).
    The purpose of this interpretation bulletin is to provide clarification regarding Treasury Board and Finance’s review of the Automobile Insurance Rate Board (AIRB). The bulletin was updated on February 14, 2018 to extend the deadline for request for proposal submissions to February 28, 2018.

January 30, 2018 - Superintendent of Insurance Supervisory Framework

  • The Alberta Superintendent of Insurance has released the Supervisory Framework, available on the OSFI Guidelines page. This framework was implemented in January 2013, and is reviewed every three years or as needed, based on development of supervisory practices, regulations and the risks identified as a result of the supervisory work.

December 21, 2017 - Superintendent of Insurance Interpretation Bulletin 03-2017
Minor Injury Regulation – Annual Increase in Amount for Non-Pecuniary Damages

December 5, 2017 - Financial Data

October 17, 2017 - Superintendent of Insurance Bulletin 02-2017
Unlicensed Insurance

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Page last updated:  October 10, 2018