Insurance News

Only about 10 percent of Californians had earthquake insurance, but through a concerted effort the California Earthquake Authority has seen the number of new cu...
Feb 13, 2018 04:37 PM
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has launched an investigation into Aetna after learning that a former medical director for Aetna in Southern Califo...
Feb 13, 2018 04:29 PM
We are asking agents to answer a series of questions for the 2018 Insurance Digital Transformation Study of agents’ use of digital technologies...
Feb 13, 2018 03:58 PM
According to a new report by S&P Global Ratings, insurers will face the real test in 2018 if catastrophe losses come close to last year's activity and if reserv...
Feb 05, 2018 01:22 PM
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said on Jan. 31 that the 2017 wildfires generated $11.8 billion in insurance claims, exceeding the total claims fro...
Feb 05, 2018 01:18 PM
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners recently named 37 consumer liaison representatives for 2018...
Feb 05, 2018 12:27 PM
The Consumer Federation of America and the Center for Economic Justice sent a letter to insurance commissioners in all 50 states on January 23, asking them to s...
Jan 30, 2018 04:30 PM
Between 2008 and 2017, 73 percent of presidential disaster declarations issued were for flooding events, according to an analysis of the Federal Emergency Manag...
Jan 30, 2018 04:27 PM
The National Hurricane Center at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Hurricane Harvey likely caused $125 billion in damages, making ...
Jan 30, 2018 04:20 PM
Georgia state lawmakers are considering legislation that supporters say aims to promote more transparency in medical billing for outpatient procedures at doctor...
Jan 30, 2018 04:18 PM
The three-day federal government shutdown ended with Monday’s compromise in Congress extending funding until February 8...
Jan 24, 2018 03:55 PM
The Federal Trade Commission has issued a warning that genetic testing kits do more than reveal a person's ancestry and "can disclose the biological building bl...
Jan 24, 2018 03:28 PM
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has approved Delaware for the reimbursement of licensing test fees to veterans. The reimbursement includes fees for the ...
Jan 24, 2018 02:12 PM
Back-up cameras, touch-screen controls, blind-spot monitoring, and other high-tech gadgets in cars could lead to higher auto insurance rates. “If they’re da...
Jan 24, 2018 01:22 PM
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has reissued guidance to National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Write-Your-Own (WYO) insurance companies, servicing a...
Jan 20, 2018 01:20 PM
For the first time in seven years, A.M. Best has boosted its outlook on the commercial lines segment of the U.S. property/casualty industry, to stable from nega...
Jan 17, 2018 04:47 PM
Federal programs to protect Americans against extreme weather and other natural disasters save even more money than previously thought, according to a report fu...
Jan 17, 2018 04:42 PM
We are asking agents to answer a series of questions for the 2018 Insurance Digital Transformation Study of agents’ use of digital technologies. The survey by...
Jan 17, 2018 04:40 PM
Acting Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman announced a national study indicating that Pennsylvania auto insurance consumers continue to benefit from the state...
Jan 17, 2018 04:35 PM
More than 100 homes were damaged or destroyed by mudslides that followed wildfires in Montecito, California...
Jan 17, 2018 04:33 PM