Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 4. Standard Valuation

Reserve Calculation -- Indeterminate Premium Plans -- Minimum Standards For Disability Plans And Accident And Health Plans

33-2-417. Reserve calculation -- indeterminate premium plans -- minimum standards for disability plans and accident and health plans. (1) In the case of a plan of life insurance that provides for future premium determination, the amounts of which are to be determined by the insurer based on then estimates of future experience, or in the case of a plan of life insurance or annuity that is of a nature that the minimum reserves cannot be determined by the methods described in 33-2-411 and 33-2-412(3), the reserves that are held under the plan must:

(a) be appropriate in relation to the benefits and the pattern of premiums for that plan; and

(b) be computed by a method that is consistent with the principles of 33-2-407 through 33-2-415.

(2) The commissioner may promulgate a rule containing the minimum standards applicable to the valuation of disability plans issued prior to the operative date of the valuation manual. For accident and health insurance contracts issued on or after the operative date of the valuation manual and after the applicable effective date provided in 33-2-403, the minimum standard of valuation prescribed by the valuation manual must be used.

History: En. Sec. 76, Ch. 379, L. 1995; amd. Sec. 7, Ch. 531, L. 1997; amd. Sec. 22, Ch. 370, L. 2015; Sec. 33-2-537, MCA 2013; redes. 33-2-417 by Sec. 40, Ch. 370, L. 2015.