DAR File No. 40238

This notice was published in the March 15, 2016, issue (Vol. 2016, No. 6) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Insurance, Administration

Rule R590-200

Diabetes Treatment and Management

Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation

DAR File No.: 40238
Filed: 02/29/2016 10:06:32 AM


Concise explanation of the particular statutory provisions under which the rule is enacted and how these provisions authorize or require the rule:

Subsections 31A-2-201(1) and 31A-2-201(3)(a) empower the commissioner to enforce and write rules necessary to implement the provisions of Title 31A. Section 31A-22-626 authorizes the commissioner to establish by rule minimum standards of coverage for diabetes for accident and health policies. It also allows the commissioner to write rules with limits, deductibles, coinsurance, requirements regarding self management training and management training that is equitable or identical to coverage provided for the treatment of other diseases or illnesses, as well as requiring coverage for equipment and supplies considered to be medically necessary for that care.

Summary of written comments received during and since the last five-year review of the rule from interested persons supporting or opposing the rule:

The department has not received any written comments regarding this rule in the past five years.

Reasoned justification for continuation of the rule, including reasons why the agency disagrees with comments in opposition to the rule, if any:

This rule goes into detail regarding the minimum standards that must be covered under health care insurance. It includes diabetes education, training, supplies, and prescriptions necessary for a person to manage their diabetes. Therefore, this rule should be continued.

The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:

SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84114-1201

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Steve Gooch at the above address, by phone at 801-538-3803, by FAX at 801-538-3829, or by Internet E-mail at sgooch@utah.gov



Authorized by:

Steve Gooch, Information Specialist

Additional Information

More information about a Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation is available online.

The Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Bulletin is the official version. The PDF version of this issue is available at https://rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull-pdf/2016/b20160315.pdf. The HTML edition of the Bulletin is a convenience copy. Any discrepancy between the PDF version and HTML version is resolved in favor of the PDF version.

For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Steve Gooch at the above address, by phone at 801-538-3803, by FAX at 801-538-3829, or by Internet E-mail at sgooch@utah.gov.  For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Division of Administrative Rules.