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State of Rhode Island: Department of Business Regulation

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Division of Insurance Regulation: Consumers

General Information

  • Consumer Alerts
  • InsureU – a Public Education Program to Assist Consumers with Information about Insurance Issues
  • The VA’s Insurance Team – Insurance information specifically for active Servicemembers, Veterans, and their families
  • Consumer Information Source (CIS) – Information about insurance companies consumers can use BEFORE purchasing insurance
  • Access to Public Records Form
  • Office of Health Insurance Commissioner
  • Licensed and Approved Insurance Companies
  • Financial Information – Rhode Island Domestic Insurance Companies
  • For Information on Service of Process
      • Domestic Companies
      • Insurance Regulation 114 – Service of Process Upon Insurance Companies

  • Industry Alerts
  • Insurance Bulletins
  • Insurance Enforcement Actions
  • Insurance Regulations

Automobile Insurance

  • Consumers Guide to Auto Insurance
  • Uninsured Motorists:
    If you are involved in an accident with an uninsured motorist, please contact the Financial Responsibility Unit at the Division of Motor Vehicles at 401-462-5709.
  • Market of Last Resort – If you are unable to secure automobile insurance coverage through the voluntary market, please contact the RI Automobile Insurance Plan at 401-946-2600 for assistance.
  • Fraud Reporting: To report suspected automobile insurance fraud, please contact the RI Auto Theft and Fraud Unit at 401-444-1155.

Homeowners Insurance

  • Consumers Guide to Homeowners Insurance
  • Disaster Preparedness Tips and Consumer Alerts for Homeowners and Renters
  • Home Inventory Checklist
  • State of RI Emergency Management Agency (Disaster Assistance, Flood Insurance and Prepare Now!)
  • For questions on applying for federal assistance and aide contact: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
    at 800-621-3362 or to apply for disaster assistance online at www.fema.gov
  • For questions on obtaining flood insurance, what to do before, during and/or after flooding, or to report flood claims (for property owners who purchased a flood policy) contact: National Flood Insurance Program
    (NFIP) at 800-638-6620; www.floodsmart.gov
  • United Way: 2-1-1: For Disaster or Emergency Service Information
  • Market of Last Resort – If you are unable to secure property insurance coverage through the voluntary market, please contact the RI Joint Reinsurance Association at 800-851-8978 for assistance.
  • Lead Liability – For questions on mitigation of properties in accordance with the Lead Hazard Mitigation Act, please contact the RI Housing Resource Commission at 800-570-0768 or http://www.hrc.ri.gov/index.php
  • Fraud Reporting: To report suspected arson, please contact the RI State Fire Marshall at 401-462-4200.

Long Term Care Insurance

Life Insurance and Annuities

  • Deferred Annuities Buyers Guide
  • Life Insurance Consumers Guide
  • NAIC Life Insurance Policy Locator Service – Helping connect consumers to life insurance policies they didn’t know their deceased family members had.

Medical Malpractice

  • Market of Last Resort – If you are unable to secure medical malpractice insurance coverage through the voluntary market, please contact the Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association of RI at 401-369-8245 for assistance.

Workers Compensation Insurance

Health Insurance

Please also see the website of the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner (OHIC) at
www.ohic.ri.gov