Property Casualty Insurer Organization Predicts
2012 Legislation Will Relate to Steering, Aftermarket Parts
January 23, 2012
The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCIA) has
issued a report on its outlook for 2012 and the legislation it expects
to see introduced. Among these, the association says it "anticipates
the major auto body repair and glass issues for 2012 will involve
aftermarket parts, labor rates, steering and estimating systems."
In response, PCIA officials say they intend to oppose any efforts
that would limit recommendations of shops.
"To help control costs and promote customer service, PCI will
oppose legislative efforts that would restrict insurers' ability
to make recommendations or suggestions to consumers on individual
repair facilities or that would impede insurers' ability to manage
the claim repair process and control costs on behalf of consumers,"
writes the PCIA in its report.
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