Committee approves Rep Kahles auto insurance claims reform bill

first_img Categories: Kahle News,News 31May Committee approves Rep. Kahle’s auto insurance claims reform bill The House Insurance Committee has taken the first step towards reforming the Michigan Assigned Claims Plan (MACP) by unanimously passing legislation from state Rep. Bronna Kahle.“This is a common-sense reform. People without insurance should be held to the same standards as those paying for private insurance,” Kahle said. “This simply puts all of us on the same playing field.”House Bill 4626 will require that a person making a claim through the MACP must notify the Michigan Automobile Insurance Placement Facility (MAIPF) of the claim within a year. This is the same amount of time allowed for someone filing an insurance claim through his or her own insurance company.Kahle’s legislation was part of a four-bill legislative package reforming the MACP, ensuring proper coverage while also providing uniform filing requirements to increase efficiency. Kahle joined fellow Reps. Curt VanderWall, Mary Whiteford and Hank Vaupel in testifying before the committee on May 18.The legislation advances to the House for its consideration.State Rep. Bronna Kahle speaks before the House Insurance Committee on her legislation to reform assigned claim coverage related to automobile insurance in Michigan on Thursday, May 18.last_img

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