2023 brings new insurance protections for California consumers and other laws

SACRAMENTO – Beginning Jan. 1, Californians will benefit from newly created consumer protection as 11 new state laws, which were sponsored by Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara this past legislative session, take effect. The new laws address climate change, expand health access and reproductive care, preserve health protections, protect against fraud and ensure public safety.“Protecting consumers is my No. 1 priority,” Lara said. “Partnership with the Legislature and Gov. Newsom is essential to my department’s mission of bringing fairness for all in our oversight of the nation’s largest insurance market. I look forward to putting these 11 new laws into effect while taking further actions that benefit California consumers.”New laws that start taking effect Sunday, Jan
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