Insurer SIUs  



    Division of Investigative and Forensic Services


    69D-2.003  Insurer SIUs


    Notice is hereby given that the following changes have been made to the proposed rule in accordance with subparagraph 120.54(3)(d)1., F.S., published in Vol. 44 No. 7, January 10, 2018 issue of the Florida Administrative Register.

    69D-2.003 Insurer Anti-Fraud Plans; Mandatory Reporting of Suspected Fraudulent Acts.

    (1) An insurer subject to subsection 626.9891(2), F.S., shall file with the Division a completed insurer anti-fraud plan and shall submit the plan electronically via the Division’s website at The completed plan shall be submitted on Form DFS-L1-1689, Anti-Fraud Plan (Rev. 03/18 10/17), which is hereby incorporated by reference and available on the Division’s website. The insurer’s filing of the information required on Form DFS-L1-1689 shall constitute an adequately detailed description of its designated anti-fraud unit as required by subsection 626.9891(2), F.S. An insurer that elects to contract with others to investigate and report possible fraudulent insurance acts pursuant to subparagraph 626.9891(2)(a)2., F.S., shall also electronically file a copy of the executed contract with the Division.

    (2)(a) Insurers or other entities or persons subject to mandatory reporting requirements of subsection 626.989(6), F.S., shall report suspected fraudulent acts electronically on Form DFS-L1-1691, Suspected Fraud Referral Form (Rev. 03/18), on the Division’s website at or via an electronic reporting interface that is linked to the Division (e.g. the National Insurance Crime Bureau or ISO sites). Form DFS-L1-1691 is hereby incorporated by reference and available on the Division’s  website. Insurers shall electronically provide the following with regard to reporting suspected fraudulent activity:

    (2) The following information must be included in the insurer’s anti-fraud plan:

    1. An acknowledgment that all reports of suspected insurance fraud shall contain information that clearly defines and supports the allegation of suspicious activity.

    2. An acknowledgment that the insurer or anti-fraud investigative unit shall record the date that suspected fraudulent activity is detected, and shall record the date that reports of such suspected insurance fraud are sent directly to the Division.

    (b) Insurers shall include the acknowledgements set forth in subparagraphs (2)(a) 1. and 2. electronically on Form DFS-L1-1689, the Anti-Fraud Plan.

    (3) Nothing in this rule shall require that an SIU utilize all established criteria in every circumstance.

    (3)(4) The filing of the information required herein is not intended to constitute a waiver of an insurer’s privilege, trade secret, confidentiality or any proprietary interest in its anti-fraud investigative unit, its anti-fraud investigative unit description, or its anti-fraud investigative unit policies and procedures.


    A change was made to the Anti-Fraud Plan Form by moving the Nos. 7 and 8 acknowledgments to the end of the form as Nos. 9 and 10 under a new heading of “Insurance Fraud Reporting.”


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69D-2.003. Insurer SIUs