Due to COVID-19, OPIC is telecommuting. We are still here to serve Texas consumers. Please send us questions at email@example.com. You can also call toll-free at 1-877-611-6742, but response times may be slower. We thank you for your understanding.
Highlights and News
2019-2020 HMO Report Cards Now Available
OPIC Provides Comments on TDI Consumer Choice Benefit Plan Disclosures Rule
OPIC sent comments to the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) regarding their informal draft rules on consumer choice health benefit plan disclosures.
OPIC Provides Comments on TDI Mental Health Parity Rule
OPIC sent comments to the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) regarding their informal draft rules on mental health and substance abuse disorder parity requirements.
OPIC Requests Special Auto Data Call
The Office of Public Insurance Counsel (OPIC) requested that the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) conduct a special data call of the top 10 auto insurance groups in the state to gather information about personal auto claims during the pandemic. OPIC needs the data to fulfill its statutory duty to assess the impact of insurance rates on insurance consumers in Texas and to represent their interests.
OPIC's Kimberly Donovan Named 2020 NAIC Consumer Liaison Representative
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) recently announced their 2020 Consumer Liaison Representatives. OPIC’s Chief Policy Analyst, Kimberly Donovan has been appointed as one of the funded Consumer Liaison Representatives. The Consumer Liaison Program “promotes consumer interaction with the NAIC’s members, the insurance industry and interested parties through the individuals’ dedication and commitment to serving the public interest,” an NAIC press release said.
OPIC Staff to Telecommute due to COVID-19
For the health and safety of our staff due to COVID-19, OPIC’s office will be closed. All OPIC functions will continue as our staff will telecommute and check voicemail during regular business hours. We thank you for your understanding. We are still here to serve Texas consumers so please do not hesitate to contact us if you need anything.