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  • Florida Farm Bureau General Insurance Company and Florida Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Company Public Rate Hearing

    Published: May 16, 2022
    The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation will conduct a virtual rate hearing to hear testimony from Florida Farm Bureau General Insurance Company and Florida Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Company and receive public comment on their proposed rate filings.
  • First Floridian Auto and Home Insurance Company Public Rate Hearing

    Published: May 16, 2022
    The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation will conduct a virtual rate hearing to hear testimony from First Floridian Auto and Home Insurance Company and receive public comment on their proposed rate filings.
  • Kin Interinsurance Network Public Rate Hearing

    Published: May 16, 2022
    The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation will conduct a virtual rate hearing to hear testimony from Kin Interinsurance Network and receive public comment on their proposed rate filings. The hearing information is available here.
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board Meeting

    Published: Apr 13, 2022
    The Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board will hold a public meeting via conference call to conduct regular and general business of the Board. WHEN: Wednesday, April 13, 2022, 2:30 PM ET
  • Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Public Rate Hearing

    Published: Mar 30, 2022
    The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation will conduct a virtual rate hearing to hear testimony from Citizens Property Insurance Corporation and receive public comment on their proposed rate filings. WHEN: Thursday, March 31, 2022, 1:00 PM ET
  • Commissioner Altmaier Appoints New Chief of Staff to the Office of Insurance Regulation

    Published: Feb 25, 2022
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier announced the appointment of Alexis Bakofsky as the Chief of Staff for the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR).
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Cypress Insurance Company Public Rate Hearing

    Published: Jan 20, 2022
    The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation will conduct a virtual rate hearing to hear testimony from Cypress Insurance Company and receive public comment on their proposed rate filings. WHEN: Friday, January 21, 2021, 12:00 PM ET
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Southern Fidelity Insurance Company Public Rate Hearing

    Published: Jan 20, 2022
    The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation will conduct a virtual rate hearing to hear testimony from Southern Fidelity Insurance Company and receive public comment on their proposed rate filings. WHEN: Friday, January 21, 2021, 8:30 AM ET
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Centauri Insurance Company Public Rate Hearing

    Published: Jan 20, 2022
    The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation will conduct a virtual rate hearing to hear testimony from Centauri Insurance Company and receive public comment on their proposed rate filings. WHEN: Friday, January 21, 2021, 3:00 PM ET
  • Florida Office of Insurance Regulation Highlights 2021 Leadership Efforts to Protect Consumers

    Published: Dec 29, 2021
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) is highlighting the leadership efforts made in 2021 to protect Floridians. “Thanks to Governor DeSantis’ leadership, the steps taken this year highlight Florida’s commitment to protecting insurance consumers,” said Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier. “In one of the most complex markets in the world, Florida has continued to pursue insurance regulatory efforts and reforms that remain focused on consumer protection and provide meaningful long-term stability to our markets.” The following items highlight the actions taken in 2021.
  • Insurance Commissioner Altmaier Issues Statement of Support for Governor Ron DeSantis’ FY 2022-2023 Freedom First Budget

    Published: Dec 9, 2021
    The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) released the following statement today in support of Governor Ron DeSantis’ 2022-2023 budget recommendations: “Governor DeSantis’ budget recommendations exemplify his commitment to protecting Florida consumers and businesses. The Freedom First Budget provides OIR with the necessary resources to continue to maintain a stable and competitive insurance market for consumers,” said Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier.
  • 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.
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board Meeting

    Published: Nov 4, 2021
    ​The Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board will hold a public meeting via conference call to conduct regular and general business of the Board. WHEN: Thursday, November 4, 2021, 2:00 PM ET
  • 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."
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: National Council on Compensation Insurance Public Rate Hearing

    Published: Oct 13, 2021
    The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation will conduct a rate hearing to hear testimony from NCCI and receive public comment on the proposed workers' compensation insurance rate change for all new and renewal workers’ compensation insurance policies written in the voluntary market in Florida, effective January 1, 2022. WHEN: Thursday, October 14, 2021, 10:00 AM ET
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board Meeting

    Published: Oct 12, 2021
    ​The Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board will hold a public meeting via conference call to conduct regular and general business of the Board. WHEN: Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 2:00 PM ET
  • Florida Office of Insurance Regulation Announces 2022 PPACA Individual Market Health Insurance Plan Rates

    Published: Sep 21, 2021
    The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) announced today that premiums for Florida individual major medical plans in compliance with the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) have been approved for plan year 2022.
  • OIR Receives Annual Workers’ Compensation Rate Filing

    Published: Aug 30, 2021
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) has received the 2022 Florida workers’ compensation rate filing by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI), which proposes a statewide average premium decrease of 4.9%. The new rates would become effective January 1, 2022.
  • Media Advisory - Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board Meeting

    Published: Aug 24, 2021
    The Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board will hold a public meeting via conference call to conduct regular and general business of the Board. WHEN: Friday, December 18, 2020 2:00 PM
  • Media Advisory - Southern Fidelity Insurance Company Public Rate Hearing

    Published: Aug 19, 2021
    The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation will conduct a virtual rate hearing to hear testimony from Southern Fidelity Insurance Company and receive public comment on their proposed rate filings. WHEN: Friday, August 20, 2021 9:00 AM