California has no controls for frequency of utilization and no caps on outpatient services, Peter Gorman of the Alliance of American Insurers
The Alliance of American Insurers
filed a lawsuit today in Leon County Circuit Court challenging a notice that Agriculture Commissioner Bob Crawford sent to motor vehicle repair shops that unfairly casts a cloud over the quality and suitability of generic aftermarket crash parts.
We should not discount the creativity of the plaintiff's bar in creating new causes of action because I think it has already shown the ability to think up new kinds of claims regarding the Year 2000," says Patrick Watts, assistant vice president for regulation, tax, law and claims for the Alliance of American Insurers
SAIF's huge surplus provides an unprecedented advantage to offer discounts that allows it to price its products at predatory levels," Steve Telfer, the Oregon legislative counsel for the Alliance of American Insurers
Although the law applies only to publicly traded companies, smaller insurers can expect the National Association of Insurance Commissioners to apply many of the rules to insurers regardless of whether they're traded or not, said Jim Olsen, director of financial regulation for the Alliance of American Insurers
Zachry is a member of numerous property and casualty organizations, including the California Workers' Compensation Institute's Claims Committee and the Alliance of American Insurers
Workers' Compensation Committee.
The trade associations signing the paper include the American Council of Life Insurance, American Insurance Association, International Insurance Council, National Association of Independent Insurers, Alliance of American Insurers
, Reinsurance Association of America, National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, Surety Association of America, Association of British Insurers, Federation Francaise de Societes d'Assurances (FFA) and the Comite Europeen Des Assurances.
Additionally, Wortman has been active in insurance industry affairs as a five term board member for the National Council on Compensation Insurance, a board member for the Insurance Services Office, and as a board member for the Alliance of American Insurers
Crawford is chairman-elect of the Alliance of American Insurers
Past quick-fixes like the Joint Underwriting Association (JUA), unrealistic unlimited Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage, eliminating risk-based pricing, Residual Market Equalization Charges (RMEC), and creating unfair subsidies just didn't work and led to additional non-solutions," said Sarah Phillips, Alliance of American Insurers
Assistant Vice President, the association's New Jersey legislative representative.
The Urban Insurance Education Coalition is comprised of the American Insurance Association, the Alliance of American Insurers
and the Independent Property-Casualty Insurers of Massachusetts.
Sarah White, a policy manager for the Alliance of American Insurers
, agrees that the awareness level about the importance of background checks and strict underwriting has been raised.