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    Crackdown on Shady Bail Bond Activities

    The SCDOI has issued an order designed to crack down on bail bondsmen who fail to report a criminal defendant’s non-compliance with court-ordered bond conditions. Additional Info...
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    Download the NEW Earthquake Coverage Guide

    Earthquake damage is not typically covered under your renter's or homeowner's insurance policy. Learn how to protect your home and property against a potential loss, in the SCDOI's new Earthquake Coverage Guide. Download it today! Additional Info...
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    SCDOI Director Ray Farmer Honored with NAIC Award

    Ray Farmer, Director of the SCDOI, was honored with the NAIC President’s Award for Distinguished NAIC Leadership for his years of steadfast insurance regulation. Read on...
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    Alert for Consumers with SHIP Long-term Care Insurance

    Yesterday, Ray Farmer, Director of the SCDOI took another step towards protecting consumers who have long-term care insurance with Senior Health Insurance Company of Pennsylvania (SHIP) from potentially detrimental rate increases or benefit reductions. Read on...
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    The How and Where of Reporting Suspected Insurance Fraud Has Changed

    Concerned citizens should now report suspected insurance fraud to the SCDOI. Reports of suspected insurance fraud can be made through an online portal system or by calling the SCDOI’s Insurance Fraud Division at 888-95-FRAUD (37283). Read on...
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    Life Insurance: Provide for the Ones You Love

    September is National Life Insurance Awareness Month, and the South Carolina Department of Insurance (SCDOI) wants to alert consumers to the importance of this coverage. Read on...
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    SCDOI Announces $2M Investment for Insurance Fraud Enforcement

    SCDOI Director Farmer announces that he has entered into an MOU with Attorney General Wilson & Chief Keel of SLED, to transfer insurance fraud enforcement to the SCDOI. A budget of $2 million for insurance fraud investigation & prosecution was announced. Additional Info...