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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Life Insurance: Provide for the Ones You Love

Columbia, S.C. – 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. 

“Getting a life insurance policy is an important d...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

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.

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Consumer Alert: Insurance Policy Limits and Keeping Up with Increasing Construction Costs

The South Carolina Department of Insurance (SCDOI) is reminding home and property owners to review your insurance coverage limits due to increasing repair and replacement construction costs.

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Gov. McMaster, Supt. Spearman, & Dir. Farmer Announce $24.54M Investment

The second round of Volkswagen Settlement Funds to be used for the purchasing of 235 new school buses and three public transit buses.

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

SCDOI Launches Drive Smart Campaign, Challenges South Carolinians to Drive Distraction-Free

Columbia, S.C. Today, the South Carolina Department of Insurance (SCDOI) announced a Drive Smart campaign. This public awareness effort is challenging South Carolinians to drive without distractions.

DOI.SC.GOV/DriveSmart Highlights Reasons to Avoid Distra...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Consumer Alert: COVID-19 Vaccinations Should Be Provided at No Cost to the Consumer

The South Carolina Department of Insurance (SCDOI) would like to remind consumers that you should not be charged for a COVID-19 vaccine or for the vaccine’s administration, regardless of health insurance status. 

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Consumer Fraud Alert

The South Carolina Department of Insurance (SCDOI) is urging South Carolina citizens to not share their personal information with telemarketers. The SCDOI has recently received reports of organizations attempting to obtain personal information by masquera...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

S.C. Private Flood Insurance Act Enacted

For Immediate Release                                           &a...

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