Florida auto insurance law loophole causing problems for medical care providers

Florida auto insurance

Regulators scramble to address issues before damages spiral out of control Florida insurance regulators are making an effort to close a loophole in the state’s no-fault auto insurance law. State legislators introduced a new auto insurance law this year that changed the Florida personal injury protection (PIP) regulations. Regulators have discovered a loophole in the law that could have a serious impact on payments that are given to health care providers. The loophole has already generated a number of lawsuits, some of which have been targeted at the law itself,…

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Florida legislators back new bill that will reform the state’s no-fault auto insurance laws

As auto insurance fraud is thrusted into the limelight by the actions of federal and state regulators this week in New York, the eleven other states that host no-fault insurance laws are taking a hard look at what can be done to make fraud a less serious issue. Florida is currently the leader in terms of auto insurance fraud, much of which is spurred by the state’s no-fault laws. These laws require insurers to pay benefits to victims of car accidents no matter who may be at fault. Like in…

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