Adds language to Senate Bill prohibiting assignment of benefits to collision repair facilities. Amendment eliminates most restrictions on insurers.
The Indiana House Committee on Insurance amended and approved Senate Bill 164 (SB 164) on February 21 by a vote of 12-0. While SB 164 originally included extensive anti-steering provisions, amendments in both the Senate and now the House have expanded restrictions on collision repair shop activities while eliminating proposed restrictions from auto insurance companies.
In addition to the bill’s proposed restrictions on collision repair facilities prohibiting intimidating insureds from using an insurer’s drive-in claim center or deny access to vehicle