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Life Insurance and Annuities (A) Committee

2021 Membership

Mission

The mission of the Life Insurance and Annuities (A) Committee is to consider issues relating to life insurance and annuities and review new life insurance products.

2021 Adopted Charges

LIFE INSURANCE AND ANNUITIES (A) COMMITTEE

The mission of the Life Insurance and Annuities (A) Committee is to consider issues relating to life insurance and annuities and review new life insurance products.

Ongoing Support of NAIC Programs, Products or Services

  1. The Life Insurance and Annuities (A) Committee will:
    1. Monitor the activities of the Life Actuarial (A) Task Force.
  2. The Accelerated Underwriting (A) Working Group will:
    1. Consider the use of external data and data analytics in accelerated life underwriting,
      including consideration of the ongoing work of the Life Actuarial (A) Task Force on the
      issue and, if appropriate, drafting guidance for the states.
  3. The Annuity Disclosure (A) Working Group will:
    1. Review and revise, as necessary, Section 6—Standards for Annuity Illustrations in the
      Annuity Disclosure Model Regulation (#245) to take into account the disclosures
      necessary to inform consumers in light of the product innovations currently in the
      marketplace.
  4. The Annuity Suitability (A) Working Group will:
    1. Review and revise, as necessary, the Suitability in Annuity Transactions Model
      Regulation (#275). (completed)
    2. Consider how to promote greater uniformity across NAIC-member jurisdictions.
  5. The Life Insurance Online Guide (A) Working Group will:
    1. Develop an online resource on life insurance, including the evaluation of existing content on the NAIC website, to be published digitally for the benefit of the public.
  6. The Life Insurance Illustration Issues (A) Working Group will:
    1. Explore how the narrative summary required by Section 7B of the Life Insurance Illustrations Model Regulation (#582) and the policy summary required by Section 5A(2) of the Life Insurance Disclosure Model Regulation (#580) can be enhanced to promote consumer readability and understandability of these life insurance policy summaries, including how they are designed, formatted and accessed by consumers.
  7. The Retirement Security (A) Working Group will:
    1. Explore ways to promote retirement security consistent with the NAIC’s continuing “Retirement Security Initiative.”

NAIC Support Staff: Jennifer R. Cook/Jolie H. Matthews

Life Insurance and Annuities (A) Committee

Public Webex Meeting
Monday, July 19, 2021
1:00 PM ET, 12:00 PM CT, 11:00 AM MT, 10:00 AM PT Expected Length of Call: 1 hr
Webex Link

Consider adoption of Valuation Manual amendments and Annuity Suitability FAQ. Additional documents to be posted later.


Life Actuarial (A) Task Force (2)

2021 Spring National Meeting
Life Actuarial (A) Task Force (2)
Thursday, April 08, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM CT

Life Insurance and Annuities (A) Committee

2021 Spring National Meeting
Life Insurance and Annuities (A) Committee
Monday, April 12, 2021
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM CT

Subordinate groups reporting from interim meetings prior to National Meeting:

Annuity Suitability (A) Working Group

Education & Training Events

Industry-Only Life Policy Locator Webinar

Related NAIC Publications

Contacts

Media Inquiries
(816) 783-8909
news@naic.org


Jennifer R. Cook
Senior Health Policy Advisor and Counsel
Phone: 202-471-3986

Jolie H. Matthews
Senior Health Policy Advisor and Counsel
Phone: 202-471-3982

Please see the current Committee List for a complete list of committee members.