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Press Releases

  • Counsumer Groups Call on Florida Insurance Commission to Stop Massive Forced-Placed Insurance Overcharges, 05/13/2013. (PDF)
  • Expedited Claims, More Adjusters And Online Insurance Report Card System Will Improve Claims Processing And Transparency, 12/05/12. (PDF)
  • After Superstorm Sandy, State Insurance Regulators Must Protect Consumers From Unjustified Out-of-Pocket Costs, 11/6/12. (PDF)
  • National Consumer Organizations Applaud Governor Crist for Holding Down Insurance Rates, 02/02/10. (PDF)
  • Survey: Iowans Oppose Insurance Credit Scoring, Consumer Groups Criticize Biased Defense of Insurer Practices, 12/15/09. (PDF)
  • CFA and Consumer Watchdog: Michigan FAIR Initiative Modeled after Nation's Most Successful Insurance Reforms, 12/01/09. (PDF)
  • Consumer Representatives Oppose Finance Committee Proposal to Give Health Insurance Authority to National Association of Insurance Commissioners, 09/30/09. (PDF)
  • Statement of Robert Hunter, CFA's Director of Insurance, on Governor Crist’s Veto of Consumer Choice Insurance Bill, 06/24/09. (PDF)
  • State Insurance Commissioners to Consider Dropping Consumer Protections in Favor of Industry-Supported Deregulation , 04/14/09. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Applaud Insurance Regulators’ Decision to Keep Life Insurers Financially Strong, 01/29/09. (PDF)
  • Insurance Regulators Warned Not to Weaken Financial Strength of Life Insurance; Consumer Groups Ask NAIC to Reject Pressure from Insurers,12/29/08. (PDF)
  • Study Finds Significant Differences in Auto and Home Insurance Information Provided by States to Consumers, 11/10/08. (PDF)
  • New York State Legislature Advances Bill to Allow Huge Auto Insurance Rate Increases, 06/23/08. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Call on Governor Paterson to Rein in Excessive Automobile Insurance Rates, 06/13/08. (PDF)
  • Nationwide Study of Auto Insurance Regulation Finds that Consumers Fare Better in States that Pre-Approve Rates, 04/24/08. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Call on New York Insurance Superintendent to End Overcharges that are Among the Worst in the Country, 03/06/08. (PDF)
  • State Insurance Regulators Fail to Protect Consumers from Excessive Property Insurance Rates Based on Discredited Hurricane Projections, 03/28/07. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Press States to Take Action on Unfair Insurance Rating Practices by Insurers and Third Party Organizations, 04/04/06. (PDF)
  • CFA to State Leaders: Don’t Drop the Ball in Preparing for End of Nation’s Terrorism Insurance Law, 01/13/06. (PDF)
  • As Spitzer Insurance Investigation Widens, CFA Calls On Congress To Unleash the Federal Trade Commission, Kill Deregulatory Proposals, 10/27/04. (PDF)
  • Many State Legislators Involved with National Insurance Organization Have Close Ties to Insurance Industry, 07/09/03. (Read More)

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Studies

  • State Insurance Department Websites: A Consumer Assessment, 11/10/08. (PDF)
  • State Automobile Insurance Regulation: A National Quality Assessment and In-Depth Review of California’s Uniquely Effective Regulatory System, 04/24/08. (PDF)

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Testimony and Comments

  • CFA Testimony to NY State Dept. of Financial Services on Title Insurance, 12/9/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges the Governor of Missouri Jay Nixon to Amend or Veto H.B. 339, 05/16/2013. (PDF)
  • Testimony of J. Robert Hunter before the NY State Department of Health Medicaid Redesign Team: Medical Malpractice Reform Working Group, 10/27/11. (PDF)
  • Testimony of Travis Plunkett, Senate Banking; Regulatory Modernization: Perspectives on Insurance, 07/28/09. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges Florida Governor Crist to Veto Unfair Insurance Bill, 05/06/09. (PDF)
  • Testimony of J. Robert Hunter before the Senate Banking Committee regarding Modernizing Insurance Regulation, 03/17/09. (PDF)
  • Comments of the Consumer Federation of America and the Center for Economic Justice on Proposals to Weaken Life Insurers Capital and Reserve Requirements, 12/26/08. (PDF)
  • Testimony of Travis Plunkett on the State of the Insurance Industry before the Senate Banking Committee, 07/29/08. (PDF)
  • Consumer Federation Urges National Association of Insurance Commissioners to Examine AFLAC Denials of Aviation Death Claims, 07/02/08. (PDF)
  • Consumer Federation, Consumers Union, and NYPIRG Urge NY Governor Paterson to Rein in Excessive Auto Insurance Costs in Response to $4 per Gallon Gasoline, 06/09/08. (PDF)
  • Testimony of J. Robert Hunter on Credit-Based Insurance Scoring, House Financial Services Committee, 05/21/08. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges Halt to Overpricing by Insurers in New York, 02/15/08. (PDF)
  • Testimony of J. Robert Hunter on Insurance Regulatory Reform before the House Financial Services Committee, 10/30/07. (PDF)
  • Consumer Group Letter to NAIC on Unfair Insurance Rating Practices by Insurers, Third Party Organizations, 03/19/07. (PDF)
  • Consumer Group Letter to State Regulators on Unfair Insurance Rating Practices by Insurers, Third Party Organizations, 03/27/06. (PDF)
  • CFA, NJ CURE Letter to NAIC on GEICO Rating Methods, 03/14/06. (PDF)
  • CFA, CEJ Letter to Insurance Commissioners on the Impact of Higher Gasoline Prices on Auto Insurance Pricing, 01/25/06. (PDF)
  • Consumer, Labor, Civil Rights and Community Groups Join Forces to Oppose House Insurance Deregulation Bill, 05/02/05. (PDF)
  • CFA Testifies on Proposed Model Language Regarding Producer Disclosures Before the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, 12/04/04. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges FL to Prevent Unjustified Rate Increases by Insurers in Wake of Recent Hurricanes, 10/04/04. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges AL to Prevent Unjustified Rate Increases by Insurers in Wake of Recent Hurricanes, 10/04/04. (PDF)
  • Lowering Automobile Insurance Rates in New York, 11/12/03. (PDF)

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