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The Office of the Commissioner of Insurance announces that it will hold a public hearing on a Permanent Rule for Ch. INS 17.28, Wis. Adm. Code, relating to the Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund refund procedures and ISO code modifications and affecting small business. In accordance with s. 227.15, Stats., the Commissioner is seeking public input through the hearing and comment period regarding the content of the proposed permanent rule.
Hearing Information:
Date:     October 8, 2019
Time:   1:00 pm
Location:   Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
  125 S. Webster St., 2nd Floor Rm. 227
Madison, WI 53703
Pursuant to the American with Disabilities Act reasonable accommodations including the provision of informational materials in an alternative format, will be provided for individuals with disabilities upon request. Please call Karyn Culver at (608) 267-9586 with specific information on your request at least 5 days before the date of the hearing. There is also handicap access to the hearing location.
Appearances at the Hearing and Submittal of Written Comments:
Persons wishing to testify or provide oral or written comments regarding the Permanent Rule for the proposed administrative rule may appear during the hearing. Additionally comments may be submitted at
For additional information please contact Julie E. Walsh at (608) 264-8101 or email at in the OCI Legal Unit.
Deadline for submitting comments is October 14, 2019, by 4:00 pm.
Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis:
  This rule includes changes to the Insurance Services Office (ISO) code listing to address corrections to several classification specialties as well as new classification specialties. ISO codes are the numerical designation for a health care provider’s specialty and are used to classify the provider for assessment purposes. Errors identified in the ISO codes or specialty narratives for several specialties have been corrected. The Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) designated ISO codes have been added for two specialties previously listed only under the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) ISO codes. Additionally, this rule modifies the refund procedures of the fund by no longer requiring the fund to refund, with interest, the $3.00 administrative fee charged for quarterly billing.
Agency Small Business Regulatory Coordinator:
The OCI small business coordinator is Kate Ludlum and she may be reached at or (608) 264-6232.
Links to Admin. Code and Statutes in this Register are to current versions, which may not be the version that was referred to in the original published document.