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Georgia State Senator Elected Chairman of PIA Southern Alliance
Georgia State Sen. P.K. Martin (R-Lawrenceville) recently picked up a new responsibility outside of his legislative duties. Martin, who works in the insurance industry, was elected as the Professional Insurance Agents Southern Alliance’s new chairman...
Second Report for State Insurance Departments
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners has released the second volume of the 30th edition of the Insurance Department Resources Report. The report is intended to help state insurance departments assess their resources in comparison to other states...
Many Consumers Prefer Off-Exchange Health Plans
A large number of Americans who qualify for premium subsidies are bypassing them by purchasing health insurance outside the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchanges, according to a study by Health Affairs...
Flood Insurance Lobbying Up
The number of groups lobbying on flood insurance jumped 51 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from the same time last year, as Congress ramped up work on renewing a federal program key to the lenders, insurers and other businesses operating in flood-prone communities...
PA Dept. Announces $40 Million in Restitution
Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller announced the Insurance Department reclaimed $40,244,992...
Insurance Premium Volume in U.S. Grows 4 Percent in 2016
Overall insurance industry premiums in all lines rose 4 percent to $2.2 trillion in 2016 over 2015, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners reported in its 2016 Insurance Department Resources Report...
Sen. Alexander Announces Healthcare Hearing
The U.S. Senate health committee will hold bipartisan healthcare hearings in September on how to repair and stabilize the individual health insurance market.
Group Plans Not Immune to ACA, Sevigny Warns
New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner Roger Sevigny has been warning for weeks about the risk of a market failure.
Atlantic Storm Forecast Raised Again
Forecasters have again increased the number of predicted storms for the Atlantic hurricane season.
NAIC Reports to Congress on Antifraud Efforts
A hearing on insurance fraud was held Aug. 3 by the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security.