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Legislature Develops Solution for Long Term Care Insolvencies

Legislature Develops Solution for Long Term Care Insolvencies

The House and Senate based a bill designed to more equitable handle insolvencies associated with long term care insurers. After passing both chambers without opposition, HB 673 goes to Governor Ron DeSantis for action. The bill largely follows the NAIC Model Act related funding long-term care insolvencies. In general, these insolvencies will be divided evenly […]

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Governor Supports Resolution of AOB Concerns

Governor Supports Resolution of AOB Concerns

Governor Ron DeSantis had many topics to choose from as he addressed the legislature at the outset of this year’s session. More information here. However, the Governor opted to touch upon the highlights rather than exhaustively list the priorities of his first session as Governor.  Among these, Governor DeSantis discussed the need for AOB reform, calling […]

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Legislative Session Draws Near

Legislative Session Draws Near

The 2019 Florida legislative session in only about a week away.  This year’s session will be different in some respects than recent sessions, if only due to significant changes in executive branch and legislative officers.  The Governor’s office often sets the tone for legislative sessions through developing proposed budgets and advancing public policy issues.  The […]

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Supreme Court Changes Fuel Workers Compensation Discussion

Supreme Court Changes Fuel Workers Compensation Discussion

The Florida workers’ compensation insurance market presents interesting regulatory and legislative dynamics. Two Florida Supreme Court cases threatened to unravel some of the legislative reforms that helped reduce workers’ comp rates in this state. This prompted concerns among some policymakers that the legislative must revisit workers’ compensation laws to head off future rate increases for […]

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