Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Thursday, December 17, 2015
Dec 17, 2015
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Daily Florida Insurance-Related Events
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Daily Florida Insurance-Related News
A Coral Gables-based health insurance company and dozens of its employees are the latest casualties of a Republican-led legislative gambit in 2014 to undermine the Affordable Care Act – a maneuver for which presidential hopeful and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida has taken credit on the campaign trail. The Miami Herald’s Daniel Chang reports.
Universal Insurance Holdings Inc. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Company received a certificate of authority from the New Hampshire Insurance Department approving the company as a licensed insurance entity in New Hampshire, Insurance Journal reports.
Florida Surplus Lines Service Office announced today that Assistant Director of Agent and Insurer Services Tom Terfinko will retire effective December 31, 2015.
Cape Coral Mayor Marni Sawicki has been appointed to the board of trustees for the Florida Municipal Insurance Trust, the Cape Coral Breeze reports.
A Leon County courtroom played host Wednesday to a rare moment in the more than three-year redistricting battle over the state’s political lines: a legal win for the state Senate. Matt Dixon reports for PoliticoFlorida.com.
In a new effort to rein in unsavory players in the largely unregulated sober home industry, two local lawmakers are moving to ban patient brokering, urine testing kickbacks and other dubious practices associated with the county’s booming sober home industry. Pat Beall reports for the Palm Beach Post.
A state senator has filed legislation to protect Florida’s K-12 students from websites that mine personal information online. Jim Rosica reports for SaintPetersBlog.com.
The Missouri Department of Insurance has appointed John Talley as its new Captive Program Manager, Insurance Journal reports.
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners announced the State Based Systems implementation for Wisconsin, making it the 29th state to license SBS, Insurance Journal reports.
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