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Facts about the Division of Insurance and Nevada’s Insurance Industry

  •  The total premium dollar generated from all lines of insurance in Nevada for 2016 was approximately $15.2 billion.
  • In fiscal year 2017 premium tax collections for the benefit of the General Fund was over $358 million.
  • In fiscal year 2017, the Division collected $31,853,224 in additional General Fund revenue from assessments, fines, and license and registration fees.
  •  There are currently 2,539 admitted carriers in Nevada. Of these, 267 were domiciled in Nevada, and 207 of these companies are Captives.

Consumer Protection

  • During fiscal year 2016, the Division of Insurance recovered $6 million for consumers.
  • For fiscal year 2016, the Division of Insurance had more than 15,000 consumer contacts, and investigated nearly 3,200 consumer complaints.
  • The authorized Division staff count is currently 87 employees, of which 14 are based in Las Vegas.

Market & Finanical Regulation

  • In 2015 and 2016, the Division conducted or participated in 42 financial examinations and 8 market conduct examinations were initiated on domestic and foreign insurers.  During that same time period, 115 regulatory examinations of “non-traditional” insurers were conducted.
  • The Division admitted 33 insurers in 2017, 10 life and health companies and 23 property and casualty.

Active Licensees

  • 1,758 Resident Producer Firms and 17,577 Resident Producer Individuals  
  • 8,976 Non Resident Producer Firms and 111,577 Non Resident Producer Individuals  
  • Total of 11,593 firms and 144,851 individuals from all licenses (resident and non-resident)  

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