The National Association of Insurance Commissioners will work in 2008 to develop an insurance regulation standardization proposal for Congress.
Sandy Praeger, Kansas insurance commissioner and the new president of the NAIC, Kansas City, Mo., talk about the effort here at the NAIC’s winter meeting.
Praeger emphasized that the effort will enhance state regulation and not abrogate state authority.
In the past, Praeger said, the NAIC has worked with federal authorities on similar efforts, in connection with issues such as Medicare supplement insurance the producer licensing records.
The NAIC will consider a number of approaches during its annual weekend gathering in February 2008, Praeger said.
Texas Insurance Commissioner Michael Geeslin described one proposal today during the government relations leadership council session.