Crop Insurance


Background Information

Total Costs


Administrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements

Premium Subsidy

Farmer Premiums

Administrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements by County in Arizona

Administrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements
CountyAdministrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements
Pinal County, Arizona$21,706,86021,332
Maricopa County, Arizona$10,463,90511,480
Graham County, Arizona$6,101,6353,289
Cochise County, Arizona$3,548,9854,902
Apache County, Arizona$3,415,23831
Yuma County, Arizona$3,096,6284,606
Coconino County, Arizona$2,648,72315
La Paz County, Arizona$2,095,4901,156
Navajo County, Arizona$2,026,42734
Pima County, Arizona$2,014,3761,131
Mohave County, Arizona$982,782298
Gila County, Arizona$516,55929
Yavapai County, Arizona$367,33832
Unknown county in Arizona$161,404170
Santa Cruz County, Arizona$106,3829
Greenlee County, Arizona$20,44929

METHODOLOGY: EWG obtained county level crop insurance information from USDA Risk Management Agency which shows premium subsidies, indemnities and farmer premiums at the county/crop level by crop year. Administrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements to crop insurance companies (A+O), Other program fund costs, Other administrative and operating fund costs expenses, and Government earned interest were allocated to the crop/county level by using the national expenditures/revenue of the Crop Insurance program (available here for 2008-2017 and from RMA previous to 2008) in each category and attributing them the crop/county level by total premiums. EWG was unable to attribute underwriting gains to the county/crop level. Underwriting gains (or losses) are paid to insurance companies when the insurance companies collect more in total subsidies than are paid out in indemnities. Since underwriting gains are paid by company on the basis of all of their policies, EWG was unable to allocate underwriting gains by crop or by region. The total underwriting gains for 1995-2017 is $14.6 billion.


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