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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 21. Insurance
- Chapter 27. Producers, Agents, Administrators, Brokers, Adjusters, and Managers
- Section 640. Third-Party Administrator Qualifications.
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. Registration Required.
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. Operating Requirements For Third-Party Administrators.
AS 21.27.640. Third-Party Administrator Qualifications.
- (a) The director may not issue or renew a registration except in compliance with this chapter and may not issue a
registration to a person, or to be exercised by a person, found by the director to be untrustworthy, incompetent,
financially irresponsible, or who has not established to the satisfaction of the director that the person is qualified
under this chapter.
- (b) To qualify for issuance or renewal of a registration, an applicant or registrant shall comply with this title,
regulations adopted under AS 21.06.090
- (1) be a trustworthy person;
- (2) have active working experience in administrative functions that, in the director's opinion, exhibits the ability to
competently perform the administrative functions of a third-party administrator;
- (3) not have committed an act that is a cause for denial, nonrenewal, suspension, or revocation of a registration or
license in this state or another jurisdiction;
- (4) maintain a lawfully established place of business as described in AS 21.27.330
in this state, unless licensed as a nonresident under AS 21.27.270;
- (5) disclose to the director all owners, officers, directors, or partners, if any;
- (6) designate a compliance officer for the firm;
- (7) provide in or with its application
- (A) all basic organizational documents of the third-party administrator, including articles of incorporation, articles of
association, partnership agreement, trade name certificate, trust agreement, shareholder agreement, and other
applicable documents and all endorsements to the required documents;
- (B) the bylaws, rules, regulations, or similar documents regulating the internal affairs of the administrator;
- (C) the names, mailing addresses, physical addresses, official positions, and professional qualifications of persons who
are responsible for the conduct of affairs of the third-party administrator, including the members of the board of
directors, board of trustees, executive committee, or other governing board or committee; the principal officers in the
case of a corporation, or the partners or members in the case of a partnership, limited liability company, limited
liability partnership, or association; shareholders holding directly or indirectly 10 percent or more of the voting
securities of the third-party administrator; and any other person who exercises control or influence over the affairs
of the third-party administrator;
- (D) certified financial statements for the preceding two years, or for each year and partial year that the applicant has
been in business if less than two years, prepared by an independent certified public accountant establishing that the
applicant is solvent, that the applicant's system of accounting, internal control, and procedure is operating
effectively to provide reasonable assurance that money is promptly accounted for and paid to the person entitled to the
money, and any other information that the director may require to review the current financial condition of the
- (E) a statement describing the business plan, including information on staffing levels and activities proposed in this
state and in other jurisdictions and providing details establishing the third-party administrator's capability for
providing a sufficient number of experienced and qualified personnel in the areas of claims handling, underwriting, and
- (8) provide to the director documents necessary to verify the statements contained in or in connection with the
- (9) notify the director, in writing, within 30 days of
- (A) a change in compliance officer, residence, place of business, mailing address, or phone number;
- (B) the suspension or revocation of an insurance license or registration by another state or jurisdiction; or
- (C) a conviction of a misdemeanor or felony of the third-party administrator, its officers, directors, partners, owners,
- (c) The director may require that a third-party administrator maintain
- (1) a bond as described in AS 21.27.190
in an amount acceptable to the director and conditioned in that the third-party administrator will conduct business as
required by this title; and
- (2) an errors and omissions insurance policy acceptable to the director.
- (d) If the director finds that the applicant or registrant is qualified and that application, registration, or renewal
fees have been paid, the director may issue or renew the registration.
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