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NAMIC Promotes Strong Building Codes for Shelby County, Tennessee

"We strongly urged the Shelby County commissioners in Memphis, Tennessee, to adopt updates to their building codes at their meeting yesterday, including immediate implementation of all the updates before them." (Posted: 9/20/2012 8:47:24 AM)

RE: Illinois Proposed Regulation on Workers' Compensation Reimbursement For 'Repackaged' Drugs

NAMIC urges the General Assembly's Joint Committee on Administrative Rules to support the proposed amendment to the state's workers' compensation regulations. (Posted: 9/14/2012 11:18:30 AM)

RE: Illinois SB 2524 (Insurance Coverage for School Buses)

NAMIC commends Governor Pat Quinn for signing SB 2524 that updates insurance standards for the operators of school buses. (Posted: 8/27/2012 12:22:54 PM)

RE: Florida OIR Report on Savings From PIP Reform

The final OIR report on potential savings from the PIP reform again reiterates the positive progress made by the Legislature to address the skyrocketing costs and rampant fraud present in the Florida auto insurance system. (Posted: 8/22/2012 12:05:46 PM)

Alabama: 'Storm Scammers' Bill Passes, NAMIC Comments

"It's been a long process in Alabama, but we are delighted with the outcome, particularly the May 16 passage of HB 405 that makes it more difficult for 'storm scammers' to prey on homeowners when they are at their most vulnerable. (Posted: 5/17/2012 8:35:50 AM)

Alabama Legislature Passes Insurance Fraud Bill; NAMIC Comments

We're pleased that the Alabama Legislature has addressed insurance fraud with the passage of HB 323. Until now, Alabama was one of only a handful of states with no insurance fraud statute, so this development is a long time coming. (Posted: 5/11/2012 9:54:20 AM)

Iowa Legislature Sends 'Storm Scammer' Bill to Governor; NAMIC Comments

Iowa lawmakers placed a large 'Storm Scammers Not Welcome Sign' on the state's border Thursday when they sent to the governor Senate File 466 to increase protections for consumers from scam artists who prey on vulnerable citizens after natural disasters. (Posted: 5/10/2012 9:59:11 AM)

Passage of Florida PIP Reform

We commend the efforts of Governor Rick Scott, CFO Jeff Atwater, Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty, and Insurance Consumer Advocate Robin Westcott to build the case for PIP reform and continue the pressure for meaningful change throughout the legislative process. (Posted: 3/12/2012 7:36:04 AM)

New York: Initiative by the Cuomo Administration to Curb No-Fault Medical Provider Fraud

The initiative announced March 8, 2012 to target medical providers engaged in fraudulent activities is an encouraging sign that the Cuomo administration is highly engaged in the important fight to curb fraud and abuse in New York's no-fault system. (Posted: 3/8/2012 4:52:13 PM)

NAMIC Comments on Volcker Rule Hearing

“We are encouraged that the House Financial Services Subcommittees decided to hold a joint hearing this morning on the implementation of Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act, the so-called ‘Volcker Rule.’ Although only 11 pages in the legislation, the proposed rule by several agencies consisted of 300 pages and posed more than 1,300 questions on 400 different topics. Clearly this is a complex rule and therefore the utmost care ought to be taken throughout the implementation process." (Posted: 1/18/2012 4:26:36 PM)

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