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Florida Officials React to Ron DeSantis Calling for a Special Session to Deal With...

Florida leaders reacted last week after Gov. Ron DeSantis called for a special session of the Legislature to deal with “property insurance, reinsurance, changes to the Florida Building Code to improve the affordability of...

American Property Casualty Insurance Association Releases Priorities for 2022 Florida Legislative Session

On Monday, the American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA) outlined its top priorities for the 2022 Legislative Session, which include: working with lawmakers to build upon the 2021 reforms to help stabilize Florida’s ailing...
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Jimmy Patronis Announces New Property Insurance Fraud-Fighting Squads

During the Florida Chamber Annual Insurance Summit last week, state Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis announced the formation and deployment of two new property insurance fraud-fighting squads dedicated to combat property insurance fraud...

Personal Insurance Federation of Florida Unveils 2022 Legislative Priorities

With the Legislature getting ready to hold its regular session in Tallahassee at the start of the new year, on Tuesday, the Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) released its policy priorities for 2022. PIFF’s...
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OIR Highlights How it Protected Floridians in 2020

“In an unprecedented year, thanks to Governor DeSantis’ decisive leadership, the Office of Insurance Regulation was able to act quickly to take proactive steps to protect consumers,” said Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier. “I remain resolute in my commitment to consumer protection, and while 2020 has provided challenges, we have risen to meet them. As we move forward, OIR will continue its work to promote a stable and competitive insurance market for Floridians.”

Assignment of Benefits Reform Bill Clears Legislature, Ron DeSantis Plans to Sign It

“The exponential growth in AOB abuse has contributed to mounting insurance costs for Floridians for far too long,” said DeSantis. “In recent years, there have been calls for reform and today, the Legislature took action."