BNamericas provides a wrap up of the most important stories in the region's insurance market.
The CNSeg insurance confederation reduced its premium growth forecasts for both this year and 2019.
Pensions watchdog SP and insurance and securities regulator CMF propose changes, with a central aim of making pension offer certificates easier to understand.
Uruguay's agriculture ministry is proposing legislation that includes a tax break on expenditures for crop insurance, while Colombia's ministry said it had channeled additional funds for a program to pay up to 80% of agricultural insurance premiums.
If signed into law by the state's governor, the bill would force insurers to provide public lists of vehicle models that cannot obtain insurance coverage.
Under the new framework, investors will obtain tax benefits.
The head of insurer association AMIS said it was critical for insurers, agents and brokers to view the incoming government's likely elimination of private health plans for high-level officials as an opportunity to reach out to affected bureaucrats and convert policies to individual plans.
The Brazilian health insurer is seeking to stem a large outflow of beneficiaries by increasing the focus on client retention.