Tag: David Altmaier

News Service Of FloridaOctober 14, 2018
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5min2
Gov. Rick Scott on Sunday directed the state’s top insurance regulator to freeze any potential property-insurance rate increases for 90 days as homeowners and businesspeople grapple with massive damage from Hurricane Michael. Scott also directed Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier to require rescinding for 90 days all policy non-renewals or cancellations that had been issued in […]

Staff ReportsMay 1, 2018
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3min11
Florida employers will see another workers’ compensation insurance rate decrease on June 1. The Office of Insurance Regulation approved a 1.8 percent decrease Tuesday. The move had been sought by the National Council on Compensation Insurance, which proposes workers’ compensation rates in the state. NCCI lowered insurers’ profit and contingency factor — essentially, their cut […]

Michael MolineOctober 18, 2017
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4min5
Regulators pressed representatives of a workers’ compensation insurance rating service Wednesday about whether two Florida Supreme Court rulings had in fact increased the cost of administering claims, as many had feared. The answer: Still too soon to say. Nor is it clear that carriers adjusted their reserves or other practices in response to the rulings […]

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Nothing is going to slow down Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier from asking the Florida Legislature to prevent insured patients from being hit with high out-of-pocket costs for emergency medical transportation. Not even pending recommendations from Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate Sha’Ron James, who a year ago assembled a working group on emergency medical transportation to study […]

News Service Of FloridaSeptember 7, 2017
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2min7
Insurance companies are prepared to meet Floridians’ needs after Hurricane Irma, state Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis and Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier said Thursday. Patronis and Altmaier issued a joint statement after holding a conference call with nearly 50 insurance company representatives to discuss issues such as claims reporting after the storm and the availability […]


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