• Aetna cutting HIV drug costs

    March 27, 2015

    Before the change, Aetna put almost all HIV drugs in its highest category of cost sharing, asking patients to pay as much as half the expense of high-priced medicines, according to the AIDS Institute.

  • D.C. commissioner fired

    November 18, 2013

    The insurance commissioner of Washington, D.C. has apparently become a casualty over the controversy dealing with President Obamas you can keep your own insurance policy commitment.

  • Florida volunteers spread word about Obamacare

    August 12, 2013

    With just 50 days until Floridians are able to go online and shop for private health insurance under a new federal law, hundreds of volunteers are fanning out across the state to inform people about the law and the coverage opportunities available under it.

  • Florida insurance officials say rates will rise

    July 31, 2013

    Florida's insurance officials said Tuesday that health insurance rates will rise an average of 5 to 20 percent for small businesses and 30 to 40 percent in the individual market through the state's new exchange under the federal health law.

  • Florida Senate extends annuity law to all ages

    May 14, 2013

    The new law would also impose stricter criteria when recommending an exchange or replacement of an annuity.

  • Florida’s workers’ comp rate going up

    October 26, 2012

    Workers' compensation insurance rates paid by Florida's employers are going up 6.1 percent on Jan. 1.

  • Florida consumer advocate urges health care action

    July 20, 2012

    A consumer advocate urged Florida insurance officials on Thursday to seek public comment on essential health care benefits under the federal Affordable Care Act.

  • MetLife's unclaimed property settlement could approach $700 million

    April 24, 2012

    MetLife may be on the hook for as much as $700 million in unpaid life and annuity policies; other insurers are expected to follow.

  • NAIC standard-setting rule questioned

    March 01, 2012

    The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is being asked to explain the legal reasoning behind its decision to describe itself as a standard-setting organization rather than a trade group.

  • The NAIC on implementation of MLR

    January 17, 2012

    Obama administration officials never improperly interfered with the deliberations regarding standards it recommended for implementing the healthcare reform law, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) said in response to a congressional inquiry.