7.0 Earthquake Hits Alaska Coast

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked southcentral Alaska near Anchorage on 11/30/18. Local authorities report major infrastructure damage and power outages. The NAIC offers the following resources to those impacted by the earthquake and aftershocks.

NAIC Elects 2019 Officers

Members of the NAIC elected the following 2019 officers during its Fall National Meeting:

President: Maine Insurance Superintendent Eric A. Cioppa

President-Elect: South Carolina Insurance Director Raymond G. Farmer

Vice President: Hawaii Insurance Commissioner Gordon I. Ito

Secretary-Treasurer: Idaho Insurance Director Dean L. Cameron

NAIC Symposium Focuses on Health Care Costs

More than 300 insurance regulators, consumer representatives and industry stakeholders discussed factors that go into health care costs during an event coordinated by the NAIC's Center for Insurance Policy and Research (CIPR). "Rising Health Care Costs, Key Drivers and Potential Solutions" was held in conjunction with the NAIC's Fall National Meeting.

NAIC Life Insurance Policy Locator Tracks $200 Million for Consumers in Second Year

The Life Insurance Policy Locator has matched U.S. consumers with policies totaling more than $200 million in the past 12 months. The NAIC launched the free locator service in November 2016 to make it easier to connect consumers with lost life insurance policies or annuities. In that two-year period, the locator has matched 24,934 consumers with policies, totaling more than $368 million.