Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak News

Oklahoma Commissioner to Seek NAIC Investment in Emergency Response Vehicles

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak announced that he intends to ask the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) to invest in Shared Emergency Response Vehicles (SERVEs) for education and disaster response. “These vehicles are a great way for the …

Johnson to Lead Oklahoma Insurance Agents Group; Ramsey to Retire

The Independent Insurance Agents of Oklahoma named Denise Johnson to lead the association upon the retirement of long time IIAO President/CEO Dan Ramsey. Johnson will join the IIAO on June 1 and take over the leadership role on Sept. 1. …

Oklahoma Sees Double Digit Decrease in Workers’ Comp Loss Costs

An annual filing most insurance carriers will use to develop rates for workers’ compensation insurance shows a dramatic decrease in loss costs, Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak announced. The overall loss cost decrease of 14.6 percent takes effect Jan. …

Oklahoma Requiring Transparency for Interlocal Insurance Pools

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak is urging school districts considering interlocal insurance agreements to be diligent about analyzing financial statements before joining an insurance pool. To that end, the Oklahoma Insurance Department (OID) has launched a new webpage to …

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Refuses to Enforce Affordable Care Act

The Oklahoma Insurance Department will not be participating in a collaborative effort with the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) to enforce the Affordable Care Act, according to a letter released by Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak. …

Oklahoma Commissioner Backs Temporary Insurance Plan for Uninsured Drivers

A pair of legislative proposals would allow Oklahoma law enforcement officers to remove the tags of uninsured vehicles and create a temporary insurance plan for them. Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak announced the bills on Feb. 5 at the …