Insurance Regulation

Publications

, Insurance Journal
P/C Insurers Put a Price Tag on Uncovered Coronavirus Business Interruption Losses
R.J. Lehmann

From Insurance Journal:

However, free market think tank R Street, which typically opposes government insurance programs, thinks a federal pandemic insurance program has merit. In his blog on…

, Compliance.ai
Compliance.ai Introduces Simplified Regulatory Change Management for Insurance Professionals
R.J. Lehmann

From Compliance.ai:

Meanwhile, federal level insurance regulations are at odds with state-level regulations, resulting in manual, time consuming and costly regulatory change management processes,…

, Insurance Journal
California Legislative Recess Leaves Wildfire Plan in Limbo
R.J. Lehmann

Californians statewide are huddled at home under a “shelter-in-place” order handed down March 20 by Gov. Gavin Newsom to stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Unfortunately, nature does not…

Walmart offers lessons for market-based health reform
Steven Greenhut

When I needed new glasses, I went to an optometrist for an exam, picked out some dorky black frames, paid my portion and my insurance picked up the rest. Then, by chance, I walked into one of those…

, grist
Insurance companies and lenders are responding to climate change — by shifting risk to taxpayers
R.J. Lehmann

From grist:

Shifting risks related to climate change onto FAIR programs does not bode well for taxpayers.

, reason
California Politicians Double Down on Encouraging People To Live in Wildfire-Prone Areas

From reason:
Limited in their ability to raise rates, insurance companies have responded by issuing fewer new policies, and renewing fewer old ones in the riskiest areas of the state. That’s created…

In OPPOSITION to Maryland S.B. 17, Use of Credit History in Rating Policies
R.J. Lehmann

My name is R.J. Lehmann and I am director of finance, insurance and trade policy at the R Street Institute. R Street is a think tank devoted to pragmatic free-market solutions to public policy…

In SUPPORT of S.B. 924, An act relating to civil actions against insurers
R.J. Lehmann

My name is R.J. Lehmann and I am director of finance, insurance and trade policy at the R Street Institute. R Street is a think tank devoted to pragmatic free-market solutions to public policy…

, Florida Politics
PIP repeal legislation advances through first Senate committee

From Florida Politics:
R.J. Lehmann is the director of finance, insurance and trade policy at the think tank R Street Institute. He said they support the legislation despite concerns about…

, American Press
Auto insurance is complex issue

From American Press:
Louisiana’s insurance system got the nation’s only F grade from the R Street Institute, the newspaper said, and litigation wasn’t mentioned. The institute is a free market…