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The NAIC Premieres New Podcast

"The Regulators" will delve into insurance issues impacting the industry

WASHINGTON (Jul. 29, 2019) — The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) announces the launch of its podcast, "The Regulators." The monthly podcast features interviews with regulators and focuses on issues facing the insurance industry both today and in the future.

"Listeners will get an inside look at key issues facing insurance regulators and the industry" said NAIC CEO Michael F. Consedine, who hosts the show. "It's also an opportunity for people to understand the unique perspective of insurance regulators as they deal with some of the hottest topics in the insurance industry."

Topics for season one include: Annuity Suitability, International Governance, and Climate Risk and Resiliency. The inaugural segment features NAIC President and Maine Insurance Superintendent Eric A. Cioppa who discusses the NAIC's key priorities for 2019, with an emphasis on long-term care insurance (LTCI). "We have to figure out a way to balance solvency with consumer protection, two big issues plaguing the industry today. It has to be fixed; failure is not an option," said Superintendent Cioppa.

You can listen and subscribe to "The Regulators" on Spreaker and Spotify.

About the NAIC

As part of our state-based system of insurance regulation in the United States, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) provides expertise, data, and analysis for insurance commissioners to effectively regulate the industry and protect consumers. The U.S. standard-setting organization is governed by the chief insurance regulators from the 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories. Through the NAIC, state insurance regulators establish standards and best practices, conduct peer reviews, and coordinate regulatory oversight. NAIC staff supports these efforts and represents the collective views of state regulators domestically and internationally. For more information, visit

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