Insurance Law

HB 52 – Insurance reimbursements. Allows an insurance policyholder to petition the court for reimbursement of insurance costs as they occur during the pendency of a dissolution of marriage or legal separation.

HB 90 – Intervention by insurers. Specifies that an insurer has the right to intervene in a civil action in which it may be contractually obligated to pay the cost of defending a civil lawsuit or a portion of any judgment that may ren­dered in the lawsuit.

HB 308 – Homebirth services. Requires persons certified and providing homebirth services to provide proof of malpractice insurance coverage of at least $1 million prior to the provision of services. Failure to provide such proof is a class C misdemeanor.

HB 260 – Use of credit information in underwriting. Changes the laws regarding the use of credit information when underwriting insurance contracts and prohibits insurers from taking adverse actions based on a person’s credit report or insurance score.

HB 322 – Electronic insurance cards. Allows the insur­ance identification card that contains proof of insurance information for a motor vehicle and certain policies and endorsements to be available electronically.

HB 338 – Insurance payments for diminished property. Requires an insurer to pay a claimant for the total face value amount of an insurance policy for any total loss or damage by any peril of covered property without claiming a diminished value of the property.

HB 339 – Damage limitations for uninsured motorists. Requires uninsured motorists to forfeit recovery of non­economic damages under certain circumstances. In scope. Oppose.

SB 473 – Health Care Freedom Act. Modifies Missouri Health Care Freedom Act by prohibiting the state from implementing a health insurance exchange, prohibiting insurers from accepting remuneration that may result in penalties, and prescribing duties of the Attorney General for enforcement of the act.  


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