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Rule 1.5 Cancellation of Policies.

To cancel or terminate an insurance policy with an employer before the expiration date stated in the policy, the carrier shall give the employer thirty (30) days prior notice as provided in Miss. Code Ann. Section 71-3-77 of the Act.

The employer whose policy has been canceled or terminated per Miss. Code Ann. Section 71-3-77 shall, on or before the thirtieth (30th) day after receiving notice of cancellation or termination, furnish proof of coverage in accordance with Mississippi Workers' Compensation Commission General Rule1.3. Employer's failure to furnish such proof of coverage within thirty days shall be considered a violation of Miss. Code Ann. Section 71-3-9 and subject the employer to the penalties prescribed under Miss. Code Ann. Section 71-3-83.

This Rule shall be in force and effect on and after January 18, 2018.

Source: Miss. Code Ann. § 71-3-85.

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