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The Communications Office acts as a liaison with the media and general public to address insurance matters related to the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR).

Recent Press Releases

  • Financial Services Commission Appoints Michael Yaworsky as Insurance Commissioner

    Published: Mar 13, 2023
    Today, the Financial Services Commission appointed Michael Yaworsky as the Insurance Commissioner for the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR). Michael Yaworsky has served as Interim Insurance Commissioner since being nominated by Governor DeSantis in February 2023.
  • Governor Ron DeSantis Nominates Michael Yaworsky as Commissioner of the Office of Insurance Regulation

    Published: Feb 10, 2023
    Today, Governor Ron DeSantis nominated Michael Yaworsky as Commissioner of the Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR). Yaworsky is currently Vice Chair of the Florida Gaming Control Commission and previously served as Chief of Staff of OIR.
  • Florida's Temporary Market Stabilization Arrangement Accepted by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    Published: Dec 7, 2022
    The Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) noticed all of its Single-Family Sellers/Servicers with guidance on the acceptance of property insurance policies in Florida, in conjunction with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation's (OIR) establishment of the Temporary Market Stabilization Arrangement.
  • Notice to Industry: OIR's Office of Inspector General Seeks CFA Reaccreditation

    Published: Nov 14, 2022
    The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation's (OIR) Office of Inspector General (OIG) will be undergoing an assessment by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) in an effort to retain accredited status. On December 15, 2022, the CFA assessment team will examine all aspects of OIR's OIG Investigations Section, including policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services.
  • NOTICE TO INDUSTRY: Hurricane Nicole and Hurricane Ian OIR Emergency Order

    Published: Nov 10, 2022
    Following Governor DeSantis' Emergency Order 22-256, and pursuant to sections 252.63(1) and 627.4133(2)(d)1., Florida Statutes, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation issued Emergency Order 302804-22 for Hurricane Nicole and Hurricane Ian.
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Insurance Consumer Helpline

To request assistance with an insurance question or to file an insurance-related complaint, contact the Department of Financial Services, Division of Consumer Services at:

Statewide toll-free helpline:
1-877-MY-FL-CFO (1-877-693-5236)
Out of state callers: (850) 413-3089
TDD line: 1-800-640-0886