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  • Wednesday, May 25, 2016

    State Policyholder Advocate Opposes Arbitration Proposal

    The Office of Public Insurance Counsel has weighed in opposing a proposed pre-dispute binding arbitration provision currently under consideration by the state insurance commissioner. OPIC is the state office tasked with representing policyholders in rate and form filing decisions.

    In her letter to Commissioner David Mattax, Public Counsel Deeia Beck writes of arbitration generally: