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Addendum to the NFIP Adjuster Claims Manual — Special Adjustment Issues: Fiberboard Sheathing/Blackboard

WYO Bulletin w-17065

On October 13, 2017, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) updated the NFIP Adjuster Claims Manual by adding an addendum providing additional guidance on special adjustment issues surrounding perimeter wall sheathing. The addendum expands upon and replaces existing guidance found at Paragraph P of Section VIII of the NFIP Adjuster Claims Manual.

Application of Addendum
This addendum applies to all claims with an open proof of loss period, including, but not limited to, claims arising from the following events: 

FICO Number,  State, Dates of Loss

  • 685 Puerto Rico September 19, 2017 – Continuing
  • 367 U.S. Virgin Islands September 19, 2017 – Continuing
  • 684 Florida September 9, 2017 – September 18, 2017
  • 362 U.S. Virgin Islands September 5, 2017 – September 8, 2017
  • 363 Puerto Rico September 6, 2017 – September 8, 2017
  • 364 Alabama September 10, 2017 – September 11, 2017
  • 365 Georgia September 10, 2017 – September 18, 2017
  • 366 South Carolina September 10, 2017 – September 18, 2017
  • 682 Texas August 24, 2017 – September 13, 2017
  • 683 Louisiana August 24, 2017 – September 10, 2017
  • 679 Louisiana August 9, 2016 – August 31, 2016

 

  • WYO Companies and NFIP Direct must apply the addendum to all new or supplemental claims submitted on or after October 13, 2017. This bulletin does not modify any deadline for th submission of a proof of loss.

See the document below for additional details.

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