Utah Admin. Code R590-191-3 - Definitions

Current through Bulletin No. 2021-18, September 15, 2021

For the purpose of this rule the Commissioner adopts the definitions as set forth in Section 31A-1-301, and the following:

(1) "Beneficiary" means the party entitled to receive the proceeds or benefits occurring under the policy.
(2) "Claim File" means any record either in its original form or as recorded by any process which can accurately and reliably reproduce the original material regarding the claim, its investigation, adjustment and settlement.
(3) "Claim Representative" means any individual, corporation, association, organization, partnership, or other legal entity authorized to represent an insurer with respect to a claim.
(4) "Claimant" means a person making a claim under a policy, including an insured, policyholder, beneficiary, or the claimant's legal representative, including a member of the claimant's immediate family.
(5) "Days" means calendar days.
(6) "Documentation" includes, but is not limited to, all written and electronic communication records, transactions, notes, work papers, claim forms, and explanation of benefits forms relative to the claim.
(7) "Investigation" means all activities of an insurer related to the determination of liabilities under coverages afforded by an insurance policy or insurance contract.
(8) "Notice of Loss" means any notification, whether in writing or other means acceptable under the terms of an insurance policy to an insurer or its representative, by a claimant, which reasonably apprises the insurer of the facts pertinent to a claim.
(9) "Proof of Loss" means written proofs, such as claim forms, medical authorizations or other reasonable evidence of the claim that is ordinarily required of all claimants submitting claims.

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Utah Admin. Code R590-191-3

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