Latest News:

SCDOI Licensees:  Don't forget that the requirement to maintain a valid email address on file became effective last year (January 1, 2017). Please visit Online Services to update your email address. The Department will no longer be mailing hard copy renewal notices to licensees.  Click here to read more about our 2018 initiatives, including converting many of our licensing processes to the NAIC's State Based Systems.

Access Insurance Company, in Liquidation
Media Release:  Director Farmer Reminds Access Insurance Company Policyholders to Shop for New Coverage on or before April 12, 2018
Media Release:  Access Insurance Company Placed in Liquidation by its Domestic Regulator
Order of Liquidation
Liquidation Website
FAQs for Consumers (published 3/22/18)

Media Release:  Making the Claims Process Easier:  What Consumers Should Know When Faced With A Loss

Media Release:  NAIC Unveils Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign

Media Release: South Carolina Department of Insurance Announces Release of Volkswagen Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan, Sets Public Meeting
Consumer Alert:  Preparing for Spring's Extreme Weather

Media Release: SCDOI Warns of Identity Thieves Targeting Annuities and Annuity Recipients 

Public Notice:  Prestige Appliances, LLC, a service contract provider, filed for bankruptcy in 2017 and the Department is providing instructions to contract holders potentially affected by this event.  Click here to obtain the proof of claim form (Class II contract holders only).

Media Release:  The South Carolina Department of Insurance Recovers Nearly $5 Million for South Carolina Policyholders

NAIC Release: Director Farmer elected as NAIC Vice President

Media Release NAIC Life Insurance Policy Locator Finds $92.5 Million for Consumers in First Year

Latest Bulletins & Notices to Industry:

Bulletin 2018-01: Addendum E to Bulletin 2013-12 re Federal Extension of Transitional Policy through CY 2019
Memo to Health Insurance Issuers: Filing Timeline for Plan/ Policy Years Beginning in 2019 and Guidance for Student Health Plans

Tip: view all bulletins by clicking on the "Bulletins & Orders" box

Latest Reports:

Status of the South Carolina Coastal Property Insurance Market
Effects of Changes to Tort Laws
South Carolina Workers' Compensation Insurance Market