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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

  • ICYMI: Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Implementation of Florida’s Prescription Drug Reform Act

    Published: Sep 19, 2023
    Governor Ron DeSantis and members of the Florida Cabinet approved rules to implement several provisions of the Prescription Drug Reform Act (SB 1550).
  • ICYMI: Updates for Florida Policyholders Following Hurricane Idalia

    Published: Sep 1, 2023
    Governor Ron DeSantis provided updates for Florida policyholders following Hurricane Idalia, including the issuance of an emergency order by the Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) to protect policyholders impacted by the storm.
  • NOTICE TO INDUSTRY: Florida Law Reminder for Early Prescription Refills

    Published: Aug 26, 2023
    This notice is a reminder that all health insurers, managed care organizations, pharmacy benefit managers and other health entities must comply with provisions of section 252.358, Florida Statutes, which allows for early prescription refills in the event the Governor issues an Executive Order declaring a State of Emergency. This mandate remains in effect until the Governor’s Executive Order is rescinded or expires.
  • OIR Approves Two Companies to Form as Property and Casualty Insurers in Florida Following Legislative Reforms

    Published: Aug 22, 2023
    Today, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) approved Orion180 Select Insurance Company and Orion180 Insurance Company to form as property and casualty insurers in Florida. Today’s announcement marks the third and fourth property and casualty insurers approved to operate in Florida following legislative reforms designed to promote market stability.
  • Florida’s Insurance Market Continues Growth Following Historic Reforms to Property & Casualty Market

    Published: Aug 14, 2023
    Today, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) is issuing an update to Floridians regarding the continued positive signs in growth to Florida’s insurance market. The announcements follow the enactment of several reforms to strengthen Florida’s property insurance market.
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