In 2018, we saw progress toward more competitive insurance markets. Residual property insurance mechanisms continued to shrink. Several states, notably Missouri, moved to loosen systems for filing rates and forms in the commercial insurance space. On the other side of the ledger, Illinois—long among the most free-market insurance environments in the nation—introduced stringent controls on its workers’ compensation market after overturning Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto.
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- “The R Street Institute releases seventh annual Insurance Regulation Report Card”: https://www.rstreet.org/2018/12/24/the-r-street-institute-releases-seventh-annual-insurance-regulation-report-card/
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