Consumer Guides and Publications
You can request free copies of any publication by contacting the Department at 1-800-259-5300 or (225) 342-5900.
Louisiana Department of Insurance: How Can We Help You? - Information on what the Department does and how we can assist insurance consumers in Louisiana. (Spanish version/En Español)
Louisiana Department of Insurance Agency Snapshot - An infographic summary of the Louisiana insurance markets, industry trends and LDI operations.
How to File an Insurance Complaint - A step-by-step explanation of how to file a complaint and what help you can expect from the Department once your complaint is received.
Office of Consumer Advocacy and Diversity: What Can We Do For You? - Informs Louisiana citizens about the Department's Office of Consumer Advocacy and Diversity staff and how they can help.
Consumer Advocacy Newsletter - A monthly newsletter addressing topics of interest to consumers and Medicare beneficiaries.
Division of Diversity & Opportunity: We're Here For You - Informs Louisiana citizens about the Department's Division of Diversity & Opportunity. (Spanish version/En Español) (Vietnamese version)
Becoming a Licensed Producer - Information about the license application process in Louisiana.
Career Opportunities in the Insurance Industry - Information on various careers in the insurance industry.
Workers' Compensation Dos and Don'ts - Information on workers' compensation in Louisiana.
Auto Rate Comparison Guide - A quick reference guide for consumers to compare auto rates of insurance companies in the state.
Consumer's Guide to Auto Insurance - Shopping tips, updates on auto insurance laws, policy terminology and discount information.
Auto Theft: Don't Be a Victim - Promotes public awareness on auto theft prevention and insurance fraud by providing tips on how to better protect your vehicle from theft.
Guide to Teen Auto Insurance - Answers to common questions teenagers and parents have about auto insurance.
Homeowners Rate Comparison Guide - A quick reference guide for consumers to compare homeowners insurance rates of insurance companies in the state.
Consumer's Guide to Homeowners Insurance - Shopping tips, policy terminology, discount information and easy-to-use worksheets make this series a consumer favorite.
Renters Insurance Guide - Provides answers to many common questions concerning insurance needs for a rented property.
Surplus Lines: Insuring Rare, Unusual or Exposed Property in Louisiana - Provides information on surplus lines insurance.
Solving the Puzzle of Managing Risk for a Small Business - Information on the types of insurance products that can help manage the risks of a small business.
Consumer's Guide to Health Insurance - A guide to help consumers better understand and make decisions regarding health insurance.
Understanding the Affordable Care Act - Information to help Louisiana consumers better understand the Affordable Care Act.
Understanding Your Healthcare Rights - Information on the appeals process if your health insurance plan denies treatment based on medical necessity.
Health Insurance Rates for Individuals and Small Groups - Information on how health insurance rates are determined for Individual and Small Group policies.
Glossary of Health Insurance Terms - A glossary of the most commonly used health insurance terms provided by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).
Senior Health Insurance Publications - A link to publications that offer guidance on Medicare and other senior health issues.
SHIIP: Free Medicare Counseling- Informs seniors in Louisiana about SHIIP counselors who can help them with their Medicare questions.
Health Care Resources for the Uninsured - Provides information about health care resources for uninsured residents in Louisiana.
After the Hurricane Hits - A quick reference page perfect for hurricane season.
Post-Disaster Insurance Guide - Provides important insurance information to Louisiana citizens who have had to evacuate their homes due to a disaster.
Residential Property Storm Mitigation Incentives - Information on how Louisiana residents can receive incentives for strengthening their homes against storms and hurricanes.
Weathering the Storm - Provides advice on how to handle your insurance needs before, during and after a storm.
What to do After a Flood - A step-by-step reference page for use after a flood.
State of Insurance 10 Years Post Katrina - A report that looks at the state of the insurance market in Louisiana ten years after Hurricane Katrina.
Insurance Fraud: A Crime That Affects Everyone - Information on how to recognize and report all types of insurance fraud.
Insurance Fraud: Just Don't Do It - A brochure to raise awareness about insurance fraud and its consequences.
Consumer's Guide to Fixed Deferred Annuities - Explains the difference between the types of annuities and how to choose one that will best fit your needs.
Consumer's Guide to Life Insurance - Information on life insurance options.
Long-Term Care Insurance Comparison Guide - Helps consumers better understand Long-term Care Insurance and make better decisions when considering a policy.
Louisiana Long-Term Care Partnership Program - Informs citizens of Louisiana about the new Long-Term Care Partnership Program.