News & Updates

health insurance

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Radey wishes all of our friends a happy and prosperous new year.  As 2019 begins, Florida’s capital city will be embarking on a new era.  Governor-elect Ron DeSantis will take office next week, succeeding Rick Scott who was Governor for eight years.  Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis returns, having been elected to the Cabinet office to […]

Continue Reading →

Key Insurance Issues Remain Unresolved as Session Progresses

Key Insurance Issues Remain Unresolved as Session Progresses

As the Florida legislature enters the final few weeks of the 2017 regular session, several important insurance issues remain unresolved.  One of the most prominent insurance issues in need of a legislative solution is the “assignment of benefits” issue.  Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier, Citizens Property Insurance Corporation chief executive officer Barry Gilway, and a number […]

Continue Reading →

DFS Discusses Fee for Health Policy Services

DFS Discusses Fee for Health Policy Services

The Florida Department of Financial Services (DFS) reminds Florida health insurance agents that they may enter into contracts with consumers to charge a flat fee in lieu of receiving commissions from the insurer for individual health policies.  This opportunity arises under the new SB 1386 passed in the 2016 legislative session.  DFS attributes the introduction of […]

Continue Reading →

McCarty Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

McCarty Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Florida Association for Insurance Reform (FAIR) at its 2015 awards banquet.  FAIR is a non-profit association that works to educate consumers and industry stakeholders about the effects of insurance public policy considerations.  FAIR attempts to encourage dialogue among consumers, insurers, public adjusters, the trial […]

Continue Reading →