33-10-217. Prevention of insolvencies or impairments. (1) To aid in the detection and prevention of insurer insolvencies or impairments, the commissioner shall:
(a) (i) notify the commissioners of all the other states when the commissioner takes any of the following actions against a member insurer:
(A) the revocation of a license;
(B) the suspension of a license; or
(C) the issuance of any formal order that the company restrict its premium writing, obtain additional contributions to surplus, withdraw from the state, reinsure all or any part of its business, or increase capital, surplus, or any other account for the security of policyowners or creditors;
(ii) mail the notice to all commissioners within 30 days following the action taken or the date on which the action occurs;
(b) report to the board of directors when the commissioner has taken any of the actions set forth in subsection (1)(a) or has received a report from any other commissioner indicating that an action has been taken in another state. The report to the board of directors must contain all significant details of the action taken or the report received from another commissioner.
(c) report to the board of directors when the commissioner has reasonable cause to believe from any examination, whether completed or in process, of any member company that the company may be an impaired or insolvent insurer; and
(d) furnish to the board of directors the national association of insurance commissioners' insurance regulatory information system (IRIS) ratios and listings of companies not included in the ratios developed by the national association of insurance commissioners. The board of directors may use the information contained in the ratios and listings in carrying out its duties and responsibilities under this section. The report and the information contained in the ratios and listings must be kept confidential by the board of directors until the commissioner or other lawful authority makes the report or information public.
(2) The commissioner may seek the advice and recommendations of the board of directors concerning any matter affecting the commissioner's duties and responsibilities regarding the financial condition of member insurers and companies seeking admission to transact insurance business in this state.
(3) The board of directors shall, upon majority vote, notify the commissioner of any information indicating any member insurer may be unable or potentially unable to fulfill its contractual obligations.
(4) The board of directors may, upon majority vote, request that the commissioner order an examination of any member insurer which the board in good faith believes may be unable or potentially unable to fulfill its contractual obligations.
(5) The board of directors may, upon majority vote, make reports and recommendations to the commissioner upon any matter germane to the solvency, liquidation, rehabilitation, or supervision of any member insurer or germane to the solvency of any company seeking to provide life or health insurance in this state. The reports and recommendations are not considered public documents.
(6) The board of directors may, upon majority vote, make recommendations to the commissioner for the detection and prevention of insurer impairments or insolvencies.