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NAIC President McPeak & Cerner's Sutariya Address Health Care Cost Drivers

NAIC President Julie Mix McPeak and Cerner Chief Medical Officer Bharat Sutariya, MD, FACEP, discuss cost drivers in health care and insurance during the Insurance Summit. This one-on-one session with thought leaders addressed the 3.3 trillion-dollar healthcare cost question and opportunities for mitigating escalating costs. Held annually in Kansas City, Mo., the summit is a premier conference for insurance regulators, companies and startups.

NAIC Leaders Discuss 2018 Key Initiatives

NAIC Leadership kicked off Day 3 of the Insurance Summit with the annual officer panel. NAIC President Julie Mix McPeak (Tennessee), President-Elect Eric A. Cioppa (Maine) and Vice President Raymond G. Farmer (South Carolina) were joined by NAIC COO/CLO Andy Beal and Iowa Insurance Commissioner Doug Ommen for a discussion about the association's State Ahead strategic plan. Held annually in Kansas City, Mo., the summit is a premier conference for insurance regulators, companies and startups.

Summit Keynote Tackles Tech Drivers of Global Change

In her Insurance Summit keynote presentation, former White House Chief Information Officer Theresa Payton addressed big data, global technological disruption and balancing business interests with cybersecurity. Her discussion covered the impact of technologies from Pokémon GO to the Internet of Things (IoT). Held annually in Kansas City, Mo., the summit is a premier conference for insurance regulators, companies and startups.

Distracted Driving

President Signs Bill with NAIC Priorities

Today the president signed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155) which includes two NAIC legislative priorities. The bill includes language from the Senior Safe Act, sponsored by Sens. Susan Collins and Claire McCaskill, which encourages reporting of suspected financial exploitation. It also includes the text of the International Insurance Capital Standards Accountability Act sponsored by Sens. Dean Heller and Jon Tester, which formalizes structures for congressional oversight, increased transparency of international insurance standard-setting activities and consultation with state insurance regulators.

Distracted Driving

Keep The Road Code: NAIC Unveils Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the NAIC today announced the launch of Keep the Road Code, a new campaign that focuses on preventing distracted driving. This campaign aims to educate consumers on the dangers of driving while distracted whether it is from impairment, texting or doing anything that takes their eyes off the road or hands off the wheel.

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