As more states join the Child Support Lien Network (CSLN), insurers must be aware of specific insurance claim intercept laws and their impact on claim processes. Recent regulatory activities — whether mandatory or optional in nature — send a clear signal that efforts will continue to ensure that child support obligations are met through various means, including interception of, and liens on, certain insurance proceeds.

Claim departments are required to recognize, interpret, and apply state regulatory requirements applicable to issues such as acceptance, denial, investigative periods, disclosures, and payments in their claim-handling processes. In addition to these standard and expected issues that need to be accounted for, some states impose proactive requirements on insurers to notify the applicable state’s child support enforcement agency when a claim is filed or in advance of settlement payment — or both.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free
PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader.

INCLUDED IN A DIGITAL MEMBERSHIP:

  • All PropertyCasualty360.com news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including BenefitsPRO.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.

Already have an account?

 

PropertyCasualty360

Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join PropertyCasualty360.com now!

  • Unlimited access to PropertyCasualty360.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including BenefitsPRO.com, ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2022 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.