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Hospital-led Coalition Cautions Motorists on New Risks October 1, Lauds Legislative Leaders for Scheduling No-fault Hearings Next Week
Date:9/28/2007

insurance will not go up because of the sunset of Personal Injury Protection."

Florida's hospitals and the coalition dispute claims being made by State Farm and other national auto insurers that eliminating the no-fault system and PIP (Personal Injury Protection) will lead to big savings for drivers.

In fact, separate analyses conducted recently by both The Miami Herald and Florida's hospitals found that auto insurance costs will likely increase-not decrease-if no-fault goes away, as drivers will need to purchase or increase Bodily Injury and Uninsured Motorist coverage to be adequately protected. Additionally, drivers who lack separate health insurance would need to buy new Medical Payments coverage for their auto policies-or they would be without any coverage whatsoever if injured in a car crash.

"Florida's no-fault system and PIP are incredibly important protections for our state's citizens, especially when you consider that today, one in four Floridians under age 65 have no health insurance," said Tony Carvalho, President of the Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida. "Today, 40 percent of all car crash victims treated in hospital emergency rooms have no health insurance. For many of these victims, PIP is their only protection."

"Besides increasing auto insurance costs over time, the expiration of no- fault would also cause health insurance premiums to rise, as costs for injuries are shifted from auto to health policies," Carvalho said. "Florida would also see a surge in uninsured drivers and an escalation in lawsuits over auto accidents as fault would have to be determined in every crash," according to Carvalho.

Addressing no-fault in the special session also means Florida can avoid becoming one of only three states in the country that do not require drivers to carry any minimum medical protection. Today, only New Hampshire and Wisconsin have no minimum coverage requirements for motorists.


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