Government seeks information from insurers regarding terrorism insurance program

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Federal government is requesting that insurers submit data concerning the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program The U.S. federal government is requesting information from insurers participating in the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program. The insurance program was established in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001 and was reauthorized in 2015 through 2020. The program is meant to serve as a financial backstop for insurers, allowing them to effectively mitigate the risks associated with acts of terrorism. While such acts are quite rare in the United States, insurers still face certain…

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Insurance industry report finally delivered by the Federal Insurance Office

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Federal Insurance Office released long-awaited insurance industry report The U.S. Department of the Treasury‘s Federal Insurance Office has released a highly anticipated report concerning the insurance industry. The report was initially scheduled for release in January of 2012, but this release was delayed in order for the Federal Insurance Office to take better account of emerging trends in the insurance industry and provide better insight on how the industry has evolved over a relatively short period of time. The agency is tasked with providing these types of reports on an…

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California to receive over $38 million to create state insurance exchange

The Department of Health and Human Services announced on Friday, August 12, 2011, that California would be receiving over $38 million from the $185 in total funds that were being distributed among 13 states and Washington D.C., in order to assist with the development of state health insurance exchanges which are required under the nationwide health reform laws that went into place last year. On the same day, the Department of the Treasury, in conjunction with the HHS, issued the proposed rules that the states would need to follow for…

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