Insurance Law

Insurance rebates soften up some who doubt health care law – San Jose Mercury News

Lucia Harkenreader’s check landed in her mailbox last week: a rebate of $456.15 from her health insurance company, with a letter dryly explaining that the money came courtesy of the federal health care law. “It almost looked like junk mail … Continue reading

Opponents blast Florida auto insurance reform, medical care cuts – The Business Journal

Although many of the laws are in effect, the changes to PIP coverage are slated to begin at the beginning of next year. Local insurance agents and online insurance resources aim to help consumers better understand the new laws that … Continue reading

Booster seats, bibles in schools among new Arizona laws –

The booster seat measure is just one of dozens of laws approved earlier this year which are set to take effect Thursday. That day you also will be able to: • Show proof of auto insurance on your cell phone. … Continue reading

States With Budget-Busting Car Insurance Rates – Forbes

the cost of insurance fraud taking place within the state, the number of uninsured drivers on the roads and the percentage of residents living in densely populated areas. “The laws in each state vary widely,” explains John Egan of …

Lawsuit questions voter-guide statements on car insurance initiative – Los Angeles Times

The suit quibbles with the attorney general’s statement that Proposition 33 would change “current law to allow insurance companies to ‘set prices.’” The term, the suit argued, has negative connotations linked to illegal price fixing. The …

State increases scrutiny of some insurance rates – San Francisco Gate

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — State insurance regulators are complying with part of the federal health insurance reform law that requires more scrutiny of health insurance rate increases above 10 percent at a time when Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration is …

Health insurance mandate faces huge resistance in Oklahoma – Washington Post

The state cannot even get residents to comply with car insurance laws; roughly 1 in 4 drivers here lacks it, one of the highest rates in the country.

New PIP Law Aims to Reduce Insurance Fraud, Auto Insurance Rates –

The Florida legislature has amended the personal injury protection (PIP) benefits for Florida motorists, removing coverage types of medical treatment, like massage and acupuncture. July 29, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/– Gov. Rick Scott recently signed into a …

Govt considers complete makeover for insurance laws –

Mumbai: The government’s financial reforms panel is considering a complete makeover of the country’s insurance laws that would end the monopoly of state-owned Life Insurance Corp. of India (LIC), shift control of the government to the insurance …

Obama, Romney Contrasts Clear on Insurance –

The details on Romney’s plan are vague. His campaign website says he wants to “end the discrimination against the individual purchase of insurance.” Under current law, people who get their insurance through employers pay their premiums tax-free.