2018 Summer National Meeting
Boston, MA
Saturday, August 4, 2018
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Hynes Convention Center - Ballroom A - 3rd Floor

Blanks (E) Working Group
Items Received for Comment

Last Updated June 12, 2018

Please address comment letters to Jacob Garn, Chair of the Blanks (E) Working Group, and direct to Mary Caswell and Calvin Ferguson.


 
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2018-02BWG Modified

Update the columns and rows on the Summary Investment Schedule to tie to the different investment schedules. Add new publicly traded and other categories for industrial and miscellaneous and parents, subsidiaries and affiliates for common stock. Remove aggregate categories for mortgage loans available for use by property, health and title companies.

July 12, 2018

2018-19BWG

Add Annual Statement Line (ASL) 29 for "International" to the Exhibit of Premiums and Losses (state page) and provide instruction that data should only be provided for the "Other Alien" page and the "Grand Total" page.

July 12, 2018

2018-20BWG

Split the column for annual statement line of business (ASL) for the illustration of Note 31A(1), High Deductibles, into two columns with one to capture ASL number and the other to capture the ASL description.

July 12, 2018

2018-21BWG

Add new line to Note 32, Analysis of Annuity Actuarial Reserves and Deposit Type Contracts by Withdrawal Characteristics that identifies surrender charges over 5% in the current year that will be less than 5% in the subsequent year. Add new Note 33, Analysis of Life Actuarial Reserves and Deposit Type Liabilities by Withdrawal Characteristics. These are to be data captured. Renumber subsequent notes.

July 12, 2018

2018-22BWG

Add columns to Life and Fraternal Analysis of Operations and Analysis of Reserves for types of life insurance; separate into individual life, group life, individual annuities, and group annuities. Delete Interest Sensitive Supplement and Annuities Supplements. Add new appendix for Definitions of Lines of Business and move expense allocation instructions from Analysis of Operations to appendices. Renumber all subsequent pages. Delete current Analysis of Operations and Analysis of Reserves in Separate Accounts and replace with proposed revisions.

July 12, 2018

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The Blanks (E) Working Group will:

  1. Consider improvements and revisions to the various annual/quarterly statement blanks to:
    1. Conform these blanks to changes made in other areas of the NAIC to promote uniformity in reporting of financial information by insurers;
    2. Develop reporting formats for other entities subject to the jurisdiction of state insurance departments;
    3. Conform the various NAIC blanks and instructions to adopted NAIC policy; and
    4. Oversee the development of additional reporting formats within the existing annual financial statements as needs are identified.
  2. Continue to monitor state filing checklists to maintain current filing requirements.
  3. Continue to monitor and improve the quality of financial data filed by insurance companies by recommending improved or additional language for the Annual Statement Instructions.
  4. Continue to monitor and review all proposals necessary for the implementation of statutory accounting guidance to ensure proper implementation of any action taken by the Accounting Practices and Procedures (E) Task Force affecting annual financial statements and/or instructions.
  5. Continue to coordinate with other task forces of the NAIC to ensure proper implementation of reporting and instructions changes as proposed by these task forces.
  6. Coordinate with the Life Actuarial (A) Task Force to use any special reports developed and avoid duplication of reporting.
  7. Review requests for investment schedule blanks and instructions changes in connection with the work being performed by the Investment Risk-Based Capital (E) Working Group. The Subgroup will review for technical changes and/or clarifications to the blanks and instructions.
  8. Review changes requested by the Valuation of Securities (E) Task Force relating to its work on other invested assets reporting for technical consistency within the investment reporting schedules and instructions.