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Citizens Property Insurance

It cost $482 million for Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance to buy reinsurance this year

Reinsurance plays a critical role in the Florida market, as it can help insurers pay claims if hurricanes cause major damage.
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Florida appeals in a dispute over children’s health insurance

Florida is appealing in a dispute about new federal guidelines in a program that provides subsidized health-insurance to children.
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Citizens Property Insurance adds more Florida policies

Citizens officials have said they do not expect private carriers to take out policies over the next few months.
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More than 1.2 million Floridians still have Citizens Property Insurance

The state’s Citizens Property Insurance Corp. topped 1.211 million policies last week, as it continued to add thousands of customers.

The Scoop: Thurs. June 20th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Tropical Storm Alberto makes landfall today and the National Hurricane Center is monitoring a disturbance near the Bahamas.
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Citizens Property Insurance supports rate hikes for its customers

Citizens Property Insurance Board of Governors backed a proposal for customers to see double-digit rate increases in 2025.

The Scoop: Weds. June 5th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Manatee Memorial Hospital cuts funding for uninsured and low-income surgical patients We Care Manatee is a nonprofit organization that connects patients with financial needs to healthcare providers. The hospital recently cut ties with Good County...
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A U.S. Senate committee looks at insurance, including Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance

The U.S. Senate Budget Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday about how climate change is affecting insurance markets.
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Citizens Property Insurance adds policies before the storm season

Florida's Citizens Property Insurance Corp. added nearly 5,000 policies last week,

The Scoop: Wed. May 29th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Hurricane season starts Saturday. Senator Rick Scott stresses preparedness yesterday in St. Pete
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The policy count goes down for Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance

Citizens Property Insurance had a nearly 13,000-customer decrease last week as private insurers could take policies through “depopulation.
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Citizens Property Insurance approves reinsurance coverage

Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance approved spending as much as $750 million on reinsurance for backup coverage before hurricane season.

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