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Hunter-Sam.bmpGiven all the controversy about wind versus flood coverage following Hurricane Katrina, I invited Bob Hunter, director of insurance at the Consumer Federation of America, to lay out his arguments for why he believes there is an inherent conflict of interest when insurers must settle both types of claims–one type they cover and one they do not. Mr. Hunter is well acquainted with the program, having dealt with the problem first hand as a former federal insurance administrator. Read what he has to say and let me know what you think of his suggested reforms.

Flood Program Must EndInsurer Conflicts Of Interest

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