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Re: Missouri Governor Nixon Signs Legislation Allowing Farm Mutuals to Serve Consumers via the Internet

Governor Jay Nixon and Missouri lawmakers took an important step in modernizing Missouri’s insurance infrastructure in enacting SB 609 by Senator Mike Parson (R - Bolivar) and HB 1079 by Representative Don Gosen (R - Ballwin). (Posted: 6/6/2014 1:26:01 PM)

Re: Illinois SB 3287 – Loophole Increases Employer Risk For Tort Liability

SB 3287 eliminates the workers’ compensation exclusive remedy for all safety service organizations except for those ‘wholly owned’ by the employer, its insurer, or its broker. (Posted: 5/22/2014 1:33:18 PM)

Re: NAMIC Supports Hawaii’s Proposed Workers’ Compensation, Auto Insurance Medication Pricing Legislation

“The proposed workers’ compensation and auto insurance medication legislation, SB 2365, SD2, makes it less profitable for those who want to game the system. (Posted: 3/11/2014 10:32:40 AM)

RE: Maryland Legislation on Use of Deductibles

“NAMIC supports SB 887 that further clarifies the use of deductibles in Maryland. The original passage of this law contained ambiguous language that has confused when and how certain deductible may be applied. (Posted: 2/25/2014 2:21:43 PM)

RE: NAMIC Supports Alaska Underwriting Bill on Abandoned Property

“NAMIC submitted written testimony supporting SB 58 that would provide insurers with the option of cancelling homeowner’s insurance on property that has been entirely abandoned and no longer maintained, if the abandonment increases the risk of loss exposure to the insurer and the insurer’s policyholders. (Posted: 2/3/2014 11:47:36 AM)

RE: Florida Governor Proposal for Sales Tax Holiday, Hurricane Preparedness Supplies

“NAMIC applauds Governor Rick Scott for proposing a 15-day sales tax holiday for hurricane preparedness supplies. (Posted: 1/29/2014 1:50:10 PM)

Re: NAMIC Supports Hawaii’s Proposed Workers’ Compensation, Auto Insurance Medication Pricing Legislation

“NAMIC submitted written testimony supporting HB 1960 because the legislation is a reasonable and balanced pro-insurance consumer and pro-consumer protection legislative proposal. (Posted: 1/27/2014 1:14:07 PM)

RE: Missouri SB 617, HB 1344 – Restoring Balance to Claims Litigation

“SB 617 and HB 1344 restore balance to the resolution of insurance claims in Missouri by ending the incentive for trial lawyers to string out the process in order to manufacture a bad faith claim. (Posted: 1/27/2014 10:44:43 AM)

Hawaii: NAMIC Opposes Proposed Amendment to Hawaii’s Workers’ Compensation Medical Fee Schedule Legislation

“NAMIC submitted written testimony in opposition to HB 1974, which authorizes the director to annually update the medical fee schedule and establish a maximum allowable medical fee schedule ceiling that exceeds the 110 percent of fees rate prescribed in the Medicare Resource Based Relative Value Scale. (Posted: 1/27/2014 10:06:10 AM)

NAMIC Opposes Proposed Amendment to Hawaii’s Workers’ Compensation Physician Selection Legislation

“NAMIC submitted written testimony in opposition to HB 1961 because the proposed legislation would fundamentally alter how physicians are selected for independent medical examinations and permanent impairment rating examinations. (Posted: 1/24/2014 10:41:14 AM)

NAMIC Opposes Proposed Amendment to Hawaii’s Workers’ Compensation Prompt Payment Legislation (1/23/2014 2:07:07 PM)

NAIC Policy Statement on Open Meetings (1/21/2014 2:54:54 PM)

Missouri SB 609, Carrier Delivery, Consumer Access to Insurance Documents Via the Internet (1/21/2014 10:00:27 AM)

NAMIC Responds to Florida Legislative Discussion on Ending PIP (11/6/2013 10:41:52 AM)

Florida Appeals Court Lifts Injunction Against PIP Reforms (10/24/2013 10:30:57 AM)

Arkansas: NAMIC Files Amicus in Arkansas Supreme Court Case on Depreciation of Labor (8/30/2013 1:10:19 PM)

NAMIC Responds to Latest CFA Survey (7/23/2013 8:09:21 AM)

Oregon Legislature Says ‘No’ to Plaintiff Attorney Efforts to Increase Their Profits at Expense of Insurance Consumers (7/9/2013 2:04:59 PM)

Wisconsin AB 81 (Consumer Protection From Storm Scammers) (7/8/2013 12:14:59 PM)

New York Legislature, ‘Sandy’-Related Bills (6/11/2013 9:41:36 AM)

Missouri HB 322 (5/31/2013 3:47:33 PM)

Nevada Joins List of States That Have Embraced Insurance Rate Modernization (5/29/2013 2:40:10 PM)

NAMIC Opposes Gun Liability Measure Before D.C. City Council (5/16/2013 11:24:26 AM)

NAMIC Calls for Building Code Update for Shelby County, Tenn. (5/15/2013 12:22:22 PM)

Florida Drug Repackaging Bill (5/6/2013 9:55:47 AM)

Florida Legislature Passage of Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Bill (5/3/2013 9:55:19 AM)

Wisconsin Legislation Strengthening Protections Against ‘Storm Scammers’ (5/1/2013 10:08:03 AM)

Florida House Committee Rejects Repeal of Insurance Jobs Tax Credit (4/26/2013 3:38:31 PM)

Michigan No-Fault Reforms (4/24/2013 9:05:28 AM)

Florida Circuit Court Lifts Stay on Injunction Halting Pip Reforms; NAMIC Comments (4/23/2013 11:31:04 AM)

Kansas Governor Signs Roofing Registration Bill (4/22/2013 2:07:12 PM)

NAMIC Encouraged by Michigan Governor’s No-Fault Reform Plan (4/19/2013 11:26:58 AM)

Kansas HB 2024 (Roofing Registration Act) (4/15/2013 3:30:25 PM)

Idaho Joins Growing Ranks of States Allowing Electronic Communications, Proof Insurance on Mobile Communications Devices; NAMIC Comments (4/9/2013 3:09:57 PM)

NAMIC Responds to Ceres Climate Disclosure Report (3/7/2013 4:45:30 PM)

NAMIC Opposes Nebraska Bill to Ban Pro-consumer Underwriting Tool (2/26/2013 10:30:01 AM)

Insurance Consumers in Washington State Can Breathe Easy Again; Proposed CBIS Ban Bill Dead In Legislature (2/25/2013 5:33:07 PM)

NAMIC Submits Written Testimony in Opposition to Hawaii’s No-Fault Insurance Electronic Verification Reporting Bill (1/31/2013 1:47:52 PM)

NAMIC Submits Written Testimony Supporting Wyoming's Insurance Guaranty Association Act Modernization Bill (1/29/2013 9:55:43 AM)

NAMIC Submits Written Testimony to Montana Committee Supporting Civil Judgment Interest Reform Bill (1/29/2013 9:44:56 AM)

NAMIC Asks Idaho Legislators to Vote ‘Yes’ on Auto Insurance Renewal Bill (1/29/2013 9:26:38 AM)

Consumer Federation of America Releases New 'Report,' NAMIC Comments (1/28/2013 2:09:12 PM)

Sen. Nelson Appointment as NAIC CEO (1/22/2013 2:06:30 PM)

NAMIC Submits Written Testimony in Opposition to Wyoming Bill That Could Turn Every Minor Insurance Dispute Into an Unfair Trade Practices Act Claim (1/21/2013 1:53:40 PM)

Legislation Introduced in Wyoming to Codify Common Law Doctrine on Landowner's Duty to Trespassers; NAMIC Comments (1/16/2013 8:35:08 AM)

NAMIC Opposes Legislative Attempt in Wyoming to Impose Covert Taxation on Auto Insurance Consumers, Via Mandated Insurance Coverage (1/16/2013 8:27:29 AM)

'Storm Scammer' Residential Roofing Repair Consumer Protection Bill Introduced in Wyoming; NAMIC Comments (1/15/2013 1:14:50 PM)

Wyoming's Electronic Proof of Insurance Legislation Makes Sense For Consumers, Insurers, Law Enforcement; NAMIC Comments (1/15/2013 1:06:23 PM)

New York Governor Calls for Additional Workers' Compensation Reforms; NAMIC Comments (1/9/2013 5:11:02 PM)

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