Sep. 7th, 1999


TO:          All Reinsured Companies
             All Risk Management Agency Field Offices

FROM:        Tim B. Witt	/s/ Tim B. Witt
             Deputy Administrator

SUBJECT:    Mint Pilot Program Underwriting Standards Guidelines


The Mint Pilot Program Underwriting Standards Guidelines are being updated to better define and more accurately determine the sample size used for adequate stand determinations. The revision is a result of field research completed recently. Other minor changes have been made. All changes have been designated by redlining.


The revised Mint Pilot Program Underwriting Guidelines are available in WordPerfect and PDF formats as document mintgud2 at:

If you have any questions about this pilot program, please contact Janet Naglich of the Research and Evaluation Division at (816) 926-6365 or by fax at (816) 926-7343.


This Informational Memorandum is for the purpose of transmitting information and the expiration date is December 31, 1999.