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Starting July 2, Michigan Drivers Will Have New Insurance Choices

Michigan drivers who renew or buy car insurance face a choice starting July 2: stick with unlimited medical coverage, go with less or — for seniors with Medicare — opt out entirely. The decision, a signature feature of a new …

Michigan Car Insurance Fee Dropping by 55% Next Year

Michigan drivers who want unlimited medical coverage for crash injuries will pay $100 per vehicle starting in July, which will be 55% less than the record-high $220 annual fee they currently pay. The Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association, a state-created nonprofit …

Optional Auto Premium Cut for Seniors OK’d by Michigan Senate

Michigan drivers age 65 and older could avoid paying most of a mandatory insurance fee that covers unlimited medical benefits and instead choose $50,000 in coverage under legislation the state Senate approved on June 7. Supporters called the two bills …

Michigan Auto Insurance Assessment Rising to $192 per Vehicle in July

Michigan drivers with auto insurance will pay more money than ever — $192 annually per vehicle — to cover unlimited medical benefits for severely injured motorists. The fee was announced Thursday by the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association, a state-created entity …

Michigan Raising Auto Insurance Fee for Catastrophic Injuries to $170

The annual auto insurance fee Michigan drivers pay toward caring for people catastrophically injured in crashes is rising to $170, a $10 increase. The Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association announced the new per-car assessment for the 12 months starts July 1. …

Court: Michigan Car Insurance Fund Public but Records Can Be Withheld

A new court decision will keep the public’s eyes from records of an auto insurance fund. The Michigan appeals court says the state Catastrophic Claims Association is a public body, but lawmakers legally carved out an exemption from public records …

Michigan Auto Insurance Fee for Catastrophic Injuries to Increase

The annual auto insurance fee that Michigan drivers pay toward caring for people catastrophically injured in crashes is rising to $160, a $10 increase. The Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association announced the new per-car assessment for the 12 months starting July …

Change to Michigan Auto Insurance Bills Requires $100 Premium Cut

The Republican-led House will consider legislation that would cut auto insurance premiums in Michigan by $100 annually for two years and no longer let health providers charge car insurers much more to treat injured motorists than health plans are billed. …

Michigan Auto Insurance Bills Passed by Senate

A divided state Senate approved revisions to Michigan’s auto insurance law that backers said would curtail costs in the only state to require unlimited medical benefits for those severely injured in crashes and that opponents warned wouldn’t guarantee rate relief. …

Michigan Auto Insurance Reform Legislation Advances

A legislative panel has approved changes to Michigan’s auto insurance law, voting to reduce how much insurers pay for medical care, establish an anti-fraud authority and create a new entity to cover expenses for people catastrophically hurt in car crashes. …