Topic: Regulatory

Florida No Fault Coverage – Insurers May Reimburse Medical Providers at the Providers’ PPO Contract Rates

Florida’s personal injury protection (“PIP”) statute, Florida Statute § 627.736, requires Florida insureds to maintain at least $10,000 in “no fault” coverage for automobile accidents and compels insurers to pay 80% of all reasonable, related, and necessary medical expenses.  However, subsection (10) of the PIP statute creates an alternative to standard PIP coverage options. 

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House Panel Approves Bill to Amend NFIP

Despite warnings from the Bush Administration, as reported here that it would not support any legislation expanding the National Flood Insurance Program (“NFIP”) to include windstorm coverage, the House Financial Services Committee approved the Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2007 (H.R. 3121), which contains just such an amendment to the NFIP. 

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