Highlights and News
OPIC Comments on Proposed Out-of-Network Disclosure Rule
Texas insurance consumers need information to be presented clearly so they can make informed decisions about their health care. OPIC recently commented on the Texas Medical Board’s proposed rule for out-of-network disclosure.
Now Accepting Applications for TAIPA Alternate Public Member
OPIC is seeking applicants to serve as an alternate public member for the Texas Automobile Insurance Plan Association (TAIPA). TAIPA provides auto insurance to qualifying Texans in order to help them comply with the requirements of the Texas Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act. The deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 16, 2019.
For more information and to apply, visit our TAIPA Application page.
OPIC Creates Claims Handling Information Pages
Suffering damage or loss to your home or auto can be stressful. Filing a claim doesn’t have to be. OPIC created pages dedicated to residential property claims, first-party auto claims and third-party auto claims. These pages include tips on filing a claim, what to expect during the claims handling process, and what to do if there is a problem with your claim.
OPIC Provides Comments on TWIA Rate Analysis
OPIC sent comments to TWIA regarding their rate adequacy analysis on July 31, 2019. We expressed concerns with the methodologies and assumptions used, and that TWIA’s overall rate indication is inflated.