Consumer Publications

Last Updated: May 18, 2017

The publications listed below are available on-line by clicking the title of the publication. All materials may be copied without permission.

One copy of each publication listed below is available free of charge. If you would like a hard copy of a publication, a link to the publication order form is provided below. Your request will be filled within 7 to 10 days.

A glossary of insurance terms and definitions commonly used in the insurance business is available on the National Association of Insurance Commissioner's (NAIC) Web site at http://www.naic.org/consumer_glossary.htm.

Auto   Health   Homeowner's   Liability   Life Insurance and Annuities   Other


Auto


Health

Long-Term Care

Medicare Supplement

 

General


Homeowner's


Liability


Life Insurance and Annuities

  • Life Insurance Coverage and AIDS (PI-064) (Updated March 2017)
    Summarizes rules regarding life insurance and coverage for AIDS and includes Resources for Persons with a Positive HIV Test/The Implications of Testing Positive for HIV (OCI 17-001).
  • NAIC Life Insurance Buyer's Guide
    The link above will bring you to the NAIC's Life Insurance Buyer's Guide.
  • State Life Insurance Fund
    Information about the State Life Insurance Fund that offers life insurance to Wisconsin residents. This also includes a rate table and application information. For more information, call 1-800-562-5558 (Wisconsin residents only).
  • Understanding Annuities (PI-214) (Updated April 2017)
    Explains the different types of annuity contracts, describes the various contractual features and discusses how to shop for an annuity.
  • NAIC Buyer's Guides for Annuities
    The link above will bring you to the National Association of Insurance Commissioner's publications page. The buyer's guides provide consumer information about the different types of annuities.

Other


Wisconsin Insurance News
The Wisconsin Insurance News is published quarterly by the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance to provide interested parties with information affecting regulation of the Wisconsin insurance market.


Wisconsin Insurance Report
The Office of the Commissioner of Insurance is required by statute to submit a report to the Governor and to the legislature that includes an organizational chart of the Commissioner's Office, a general review of the insurance business, a summary of complaints, a summary of rules promulgated, a list of insurers authorized to do business in the state, a list of all revocations of licenses or certificates of authority and any legislative changes.


Order Form


If you want more than one copy of any one publication, please call 1-800-236-8517 (in state only) or (608) 266-3585 or send an e-mail request including your name, phone number, and e-mail address and publication requested to ocipublications@wisconsin.gov. All materials may be copied without permission. Information regarding bulk orders is available on OCI's Web site.