OIR Approves a 4.9% Decrease in Workers' Compensation Insurance Rates for 2022
Published: Nov 12, 2021
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier issued a Final Order granting approval to the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) for a statewide overall workers’ compensation insurance rate decrease of 4.9%. The rate decrease applies to both new and renewal workers’ compensation insurance policies effective in Florida as of January 1, 2022.
OIR Issues Statement on the Successful Dismissal of Lawsuit Following the Passage of House Bill 747
Published: Oct 14, 2021
Tallahassee, Fla. - Today, Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier issued a statement of support for the dismissal of a lawsuit following the passage of House Bill 747 in 2020.
"House Bill 747 provides important protections for consumers accessing critical lifesaving air ambulance services. The successful dismissal of this lawsuit will ensure consumers are protected from extraordinary out-of-pocket expenses at a time when they need help most.
I want to thank the bill sponsors Representative Jayer Williamson and Senator Manny Diaz for their leadership on the bill and Governor Ron DeSantis for his continued commitment to protecting Florida insurance consumers."