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Nevada Ecards

Governor Brian Sandoval signed Nevada Assembly Bill 455 into law on May 26, 2017. The law authorizes the electronic delivery of certain notices and documents relating to insurance policies, includi...

Tennessee suspension notice letters

Tennessee’s new Electronic Insurance Verification System (EIVS) is gearing up to begin their letter campaign for motorists found to not have auto liability insurance coverage. A series of four...

New Jersey proof-of-insurance requirements

New Jersey law requires every driver or operator of a vehicle to have a registration certificate and an insurance identification card on hand at all times. The state issued a Motor Vehicle Advisory...

Surprising Trends in Auto Claims Frequency and Severity

Indications are Americans will drive more but crash less—welcome news. Yet despite the decrease in the number of accident claims, auto insurance loss costs are mounting. That’s because claim severi...

TN Requests Carriers to Include NAICs on Insurance ID Cards

DOR has informed carriers they are running into problems in attempting to verify NAIC numbers when a motorist contacts them for assistance. These problems include: Customer doesn’t know or cannot...

Tennessee HB 280 Signed into Law

William Haslam signed House Bill 280 into law on March 22. The bill extends the time given to respond to a Department of Revenue (DOR) request for information regarding motorists suspected of not...

Arkansas HB 2193 Signed into Law

Arkansas Governor William Asa Hutchinson signed House Bill 2193 into law on April 6. The bill repeals the current Insurance Verification Database enacted in 1997 and replaces it with the Arkansas...

Arkansas now supports FTP file submissions

The Arkansas Office of Driver Services announced that its auto liability insurance reporting system can now support FTP file submissions. The announcement was made during an industrywide conference...

Exhaust Administrative Remedies Before Challenging Medicare Conditional Payment Claims

A new case out of Missouri reaffirms this important principle: When challenging Medicare conditional payment claims, parties must exhaust Medicare administrative appeals before filing an action in...

SPARC Act Reintroduced in Congress

On February 16, Congressman Tim Murphy (R-PA) reintroduced H.R. 1122, the Secondary Payer Advancement, Rationalization, and Clarification Act, or SPARC Act . Originally filed last September, the...