Connecticut insurance department News

Connecticut Considers Drop in 2022 Workers’ Comp Rates, Seeks Public Comment

Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Andrew N. Mais issued a department notice on September 24 announcing a 30 day period of public comment on the National Council on Compensation Insurance’s (NCCI) voluntary loss cost and assigned risk rate filing. NCCI is proposing …

Connecticut Insurance Department to Host Conference on Climate Change, Insurance

The Connecticut Insurance Department and U.S. experts on climate change, resiliency, mitigation and adaptation are leading a discussion on what the insurance industry should consider to mitigate and adapt. On October 13 and 14, the department is hosting The Connecticut …

Connecticut Insurance Department Releases National Survey on Climate Risk

Connecticut is continuing to engage with the insurance industry on climate change and its implications with its latest release of a national survey on climate risk in the insurance industry. Previously one of six states nationally conducting the National Association …

Connecticut Reminds Insurers to Avoid Discriminatory Practices with Big Data

Connecticut Insurance Department (CID) Commissioner Andrew N. Mais issued a formal notice to insurers licensed by the department that their use of technology and big data must be in full compliance with federal and state anti-discrimination laws. The notice, issued …

Conn. Offers Coverage Guidance Due to Power Outages After Tropical Storm Isaias

In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont and Insurance Commissioner Andrew N. Mais are reminding policyholders to review their homeowners insurance policies to understand their coverage for property damage due to loss of power as the …

Connecticut Reminds Businesses to Verify Insurance Coverage During Reopening

Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Andrew N. Mais and Economic Development Commissioner David Lehman are reminding businesses to make sure their insurance coverage accurately reflects any changed circumstances as they move to comply with Governor Ned Lamont’s reopening guidelines. “The pandemic has …

Connecticut Calls on Auto Insurers to Extend Coverage to Personal Delivery Drivers

Connecticut Insurance Department Commissioner Andrew N. Mais has called on insurers to immediately institute an extension of coverage for personal delivery drivers in light of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “The emergency social distancing and closing of restaurants …

Insurance Commissioner Confers with Connecticut Congressional Delegation

Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Andrew N. Mais joined more than 40 of his colleagues from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) last week to highlight important issues for members of U.S. Congress. Some of the topics raised were federal reforms …

Connecticut Insurance Department Recoups Nearly $8M

The Connecticut Insurance Department says it recovered nearly $8 million for policyholders and taxpayers in 2018 by helping individuals, families and employers with their claims and complaints. Acting Commissioner Paul Lombardo says the agency’s consumer affairs staff each year helps …

Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Wade to Step Down

Connecticut Insurance Department Commissioner Katharine Wade plans to step down from her position on December 19, 2018. Connecticut’s incoming Governor-elect Ned Lamont, who is set to take office on January 9, will appoint a new commissioner. Connecticut Insurance Department Life …