Improving the Transparency of Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund’s (FHCF) Ratemaking

The Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund’s Ratemaking Formula Report is an “Actuarial Communication” as governed by actuary profession’s U.S. Standards of Practice, specifically #41.  Therefore, it must adhere to the following standard (from section 3.2 of #41) unless the actuary discloses a deviation from standards and explains why: “In the actuarial report, the actuary should state the actuarial…

Florida Homeowners Insurance Market Update

FAIR is deeply concerned about the recently reported operating results of Florida-based insurance companies. We have also heard from a number of affected policyholders of insurance companies that have failed, i.e., Florida Specialty, Windhaven. Fourth quarter 2019 financial data will result in additional operating losses beyond the dollar amounts already reported. Moreover, Floridians will face…