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NAIC Articulates Support for Bipartisan Health Bill

The NAIC expressed support today for a bipartisan bill aimed at stabilizing the health insurance market. The NAIC sent a letter to Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, the chair and ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, respectively.

NAIC Holds 8th Regulatory Dialogue with Japan's FSA

This week, representatives from the NAIC met with the Financial Services Agency of Japan (FSA) for the eighth NAIC-FSA Insurance Regulatory Dialogue in Washington, D.C. The NAIC and the FSA discussed regulatory updates including group capital, macroprudential surveillance, cybersecurity and international standard-setting at the IAIS and OECD.

CSR Funding Ceased, NAIC Response
Statement from NAIC CEO Mike Consedine:

State regulators across the country are very disappointed in the decision to stop funding CSR reimbursement payments. The immediate cancellation of these payments will cause premiums to increase by an additional 12-15 percent in 2018. Cancelling these payments cuts more than $1 billion in payments owed to insurance carriers in 2017 for assistance they provide to low-income consumers.

NAIC Reacts to Health Executive Order
Statement from NAIC President Ted Nickel

"The NAIC and its members have long-supported the goals of giving consumers broad access to quality, affordable healthcare. We recognize the intention of today's Executive Order is to meet those objectives. With respect to short-term duration plans, we welcome and support returning to state regulators authority and market oversight of these products."

InsureTech In Silicon Valley

The NAIC wraps up three days in Silicon Valley with InsureTech in Silicon Valley, a forum where state insurance regulators engage and hear from startup founders about their insurance technology companies and how they impact consumers.

NAIC, Stanford Host Cyber Forum

The NAIC and Stanford University's Cyber Initiative are sponsoring a joint program today designed to help policymakers and the public better understand the world of cyber threats and the critical role played by cyber insurance in helping to possibly mitigate these risks. This forum is being held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif.

NAIC Provides Support to US Virgin Islands
After Hurricanes

Due to power outages and damage from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the NAIC is assisting the Virgin Islands' Office of the Lieutenant Governor – Division of Banking, Insurance and Financial Regulation  to provide communications to consumers, media and the insurance industry.

A temporary website in English and Spanish contains pertinent resources for consumers and insurers. Those in need of immediate assistance should call toll-free 1-833-252-2376 or visit


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