Background Information

Total Costs

Indemnities

Administrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements

Premium Subsidy

Farmer Premiums

Administrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements Paid to Insurance Companies by the Crop Insurance Program in Contra Costa County, California

Administrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements

YearAdministrative and Operating Expense ReimbursementsPolicies
1995$24,49235
1996$18,53735
1997$31,68037
1998$31,20716
1999$33,51450
2000$78,34652
2001$118,65593
2002$94,70498
2003$97,96676
2004$67,90451
2005$75,02153
2006$72,25658
2007$58,55553
2008$66,45957
2009$88,06961
2010$48,68158
2011$47,76362
2012$46,22763
2013$57,46564
2014$71,57668
2015$137,87283
2016$271,27984
2017$377,67881
2018$399,28685
1995-2018$2,415,1931,473

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 1995-2018 is $14.6 billion.

 

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