NAIC News

Idaho Commissioner Named NAIC Secretary-Treasurer

Dean Cameron, director of the Idaho Department of Insurance, has been elected secretary-treasurer of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Cameron is the first Idaho Insurance Commissioner ever elected to NAIC leadership. He and his fellow NAIC leaders, elected at …

Carbon Copies of Flo, Jake, Gecko Join Climate Change Protest at NAIC Meeting

An angry Flo, an unusually sullen Jake, a less-than cheeky Gecko and a hawkish duck stood outside the National Association of Insurance Commissioners meeting in San Francisco on Thursday in protest to call out the industry for its investments in …

The State of NAIC’s Data Security Model Law

Most states have yet to adopt a cyber security model law for the insurance industry like the one approved by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners in 2017, but one expert believes the industry should be prepared for what he …

California Commissioner Named Chair of New NAIC Cannabis Committee

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners has named California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones chair of its new Cannabis Insurance Working Group. Jones proposed that the NAIC establish this working group the NAIC’s Summer National Meeting. The reason for creating the …

Lloyd’s CEO Beale Urges Regulators to ‘Keep Up’ with Insurers’ Technology

As insurers try to innovate and address the rapidly changing needs of their clients, Lloyd’s of London CEO Inga Beale has a message for regulators who oversee them: “Try and keep up.” Beale, speaking May 14 during a panel discussion …

State Commissioners Assist Puerto Rico Insurance Department

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) says that since January, 10 state insurance departments have sent more than 20 regulators and NAIC has sent staff to support the office of Puerto Rico’s insurance commissioner. Puerto Rico has been recovering …

Why States Should Drop Insurance Anti-Rebating Laws: Viewpoint

For the commercial property and casualty, and employee benefits segments of the insurance industry, anti-rebating laws are both nonsense and anti-consumer. Competition is intended to protect competitiveness in the marketplace, not to protect competitors. Producers need to be able to …

Federal Uncertainty Could Impact Pennsylvania Individual Market, Miller Says

Pennsylvania insurers are seeking a statewide average rate increase of 8.8 percent for individual plans and 6.7 percent for small group plans, but this could be adversely affected by actions taken by the Trump Administration or Congress against the Affordable …

12 States Call Out California’s ‘Affront to Sound Insurance Regulation’

It’s difficult to decide whether Dave Jones is underdog prize fighter Rocky Balboa or reigning champ Apollo Creed. He’s the insurance commissioner of the most populated state in the nation and that makes him a powerful figure. But with a …

Oklahoma Commissioner to Host Healthcare Innovation Summit

Mobile apps, wearable heart monitors and high-tech shoe soles could help solve some of America’s healthcare problems. These cutting-edge products are among the topics up for discussion at the Healthcare Innovation Summit hosted by Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak. …