Tex. Ins. Code Section 38.301
Insurer Data Reporting


Each insurer that writes professional liability insurance policies for nursing institutions licensed under Chapter 242 (Convalescent and Nursing Facilities and Related Institutions), Health and Safety Code, including an insurer whose rates are not regulated, shall, as a condition of writing those policies in this state, comply with a request for information from the commissioner under this section.


The commissioner may require information in rate filings, special data calls, or informational hearings or by any other means consistent with this code applicable to the affected insurer that the commissioner believes will allow the commissioner to:


determine whether insurers writing insurance coverage described by Subsection (a) are passing to insured nursing institutions on a prospective basis the savings that accrue as a result of the reduction in risk to insurers writing that coverage that will result from legislation enacted by the 77th Legislature, Regular Session, including legislation that:


amended Article 5.15-1 to limit the exposure of an insurer to exemplary damages for certain claims against a nursing institution; and


amended Sections 32.021 (Administration of the Program)(i) and (k), Human Resources Code, added Section 242.050, Health and Safety Code, and repealed Section 32.021 (Administration of the Program)(j), Human Resources Code, to clarify the admissibility of certain documents in a civil action against a nursing institution; or


prepare the report required of the commissioner under Section 38.252 (Collection of Information; Report) or any other report the commissioner is required to submit to the legislature in connection with the legislation described by Subdivision (1).


Information provided under this section is privileged and confidential to the same extent as the information is privileged and confidential under this code or any other law governing an insurer described by Subsection (a). The information remains privileged and confidential unless and until introduced into evidence at an administrative hearing or in a court of competent jurisdiction.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1284, Sec. 4.01, eff. June 15, 2001. Renumbered from Insurance Code Sec. 38.251 by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1276, Sec. 10A.501, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.

Source: Section 38.301 — Insurer Data Reporting, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­38.­htm#38.­301 (accessed Dec. 9, 2023).

Dec. 9, 2023

§ 38.301’s source at texas​.gov