Natural Catastrophe Insurance Coverage Remains a Challenge for State Programs

Brown, Orice Williams
June 2010
GAO Reports;6/16/2010, p1
Government Documents
The article presents the evaluation of U.S. Government Accountability Office of the extent to which public policy goals for the involvement of the U.S. government in natural catastrophe insurance are supported by selected state insurance programs. It reviews the programs in nine states including Alabama, California, Florida to determine programs' status. Also described are practices applicable to natural catastrophe programs based on type of catastrophe risk, government structure and culture.


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