Filing Requirements
Review Requirements Reference Comments Location in Contract (page and section #) If Applicable
Filing Procedures and Fees 20 CSR 500-8.100 and 374.230 (5) RSMo Describes the procedures for rates/rules/forms filings. One filing may contain rates, rules and forms. Filing fee is $50.00 per line per company. Payment for filings is available through EFT which may be submitted as long as the filing is still open. Payment not made by EFT will be billed in arrears by Department invoice.  
Transmittal Document For paper filings, submit a completed TD-1 PDF Document form  
Withdraw from an entire line of insurance 379.886 RSMo Requires insurers to notify Director 90 days in advance of canceling or nonrenewing a line of business  
Review Requirements Reference Comments Location in Contract (page and section #) If Applicable
Application 375.936 RSMo Prohibits insurers from asking applicants if they have ever been cancelled or non-renewed by prior insurer  
Cancellation/Nonrenewal – Mailing requirement 379.885 RSMo Proof of mailing to the named insured at his last known address  
Cancellation/Nonrenewal – Policyholder right to claims history 379.884 RSMo Within 30 days of a written request, the insurer shall provide to the insured a statement of claims history for  3 years prior to the date of cancellation; or total claims history if policy has been in effect less than 3 years  
Cancellation – Notice of 379.883 RSMo 60 days prior to the effective date except for nonpayment of premium, fraud, changes in conditions after the effective date, insolvency of the insurer or if insurer involuntarily loses reinsurance for the policy  
Cancellation/Nonrenewal – Reasons for 379.883(3) RSMo Insurer's actual reason to be sufficiently clean and specific. An assignment or transfer among affiliated insurers within a group is not considered a cancellation/nonrenewal  
Claims Made 20 CSR 500-1.800 Retroactive date not required at policy issue. However, once a retroactive date is established, it may not be changed after policy inception except as required or requested by the insured.  
Form filings – effective date 20CSR 500-4.100 Filings must be received by the Department within 10 days of the effective date  
Mandatory Coverage 379.017 RSMo Requires that fire and allied lines be included in a package policy  
Mandatory endorsement (name, address, phone) 375.924(1) RSMo Requires policies to provide the name, address and telephone number of the insurer  
Missouri Property & Casualty Guaranty Association 375.772 RSMo Requires policies to include a  guaranty fund endorsement.  
Nonrenewal-Notice of 379.883 RSMo 60 days prior to the effective date of nonrenewal  
Loss Settlement Provisions
Review Requirements Reference Comments Location in Contract (page and section #) If Applicable
Acknowledging claims/settlement provisions 375.1000-375.1007 RSMo & 20 CSR 100-1.020-1.050 Misrepresentation of policy provisions, failure to acknowledge pertinent communications, standards for prompt investigation of claims, standards for prompt, fair and equitable settlement of claims  
Appraisal 20 CSR 500-1.100 When the insured and company fail to agree on the ACV or the amount of a loss, then, on written demand of either, each shall select a competent appraiser.  
Arbitration 435.350 RSMo & Case Law – Standard Sec. Life Ins. Co. v. West 127 F.Supp.2d 1064 W.D. MO.,2000 Arbitration hearing to be held in county where adverse party resides or has a place of business  
Statute of limitations 516.110 RSMo 10 years  

Review Requirements Reference Comments Location in Contract
(page and section #)
If Applicable
Consent to Rate – (A Rate) 379.888(1)(1) RSMo & 20CSR500-4.300 Defines "A Rates" as rates being individually determined based on judgment because neither a rate service organization nor the insurer has established a manual rate. Sets standards for using “Consent to rate”.  
Deviation from rating organization 379.326 RSMo Deviations from rating organizations shall be filed with the director and are effective upon the date of filing  
Fees 379.356 RSMo & 375.052 RSMo Incidental fees for premium installments, late payments, policy reinstatement, or other similar services specifically provided for by law or regulation are allowed  
Premium notification 379.321(6)(2) RSMo Requires insurers to send a notice to the agent of record and insured 60 days prior to the expiration date of a policy when the premium will only be renewed with an increase of 25% or more  
Rate filings 379.321 RSMo. Rate, rate plans, modifications and manuals of classifications shall be filed with the Department for informational purposes only; however, the Director retains authority over excessive, inadequate or unfairly discriminatory rates  
Rate Standard 379.470 RSMo Rates shall not be excessive, inadequate, or unfairly discriminatory.  
Rating Organization filings 20CSR500-4.200(4) Insurers adopting loss costs filed by a rating organization must file Exhibit A, B, & C  
Rebates 379.356 RSMo Prohibits rebating