LANSING, Mich. (FOX 2) – Michigan auto insurance rebates are already beginning to be distributed to the bank accounts of drivers with a covered vehicle or motorcycle in the state. According to the governor’s office and the Department of Financial Services, the transfer of funds had already begun.
The $400 rebate checks issued to drivers are intended for those who had their vehicles insured before Oct. 31, 2021. The rebate is part of bipartisan auto reform legislation passed in 2019 that requires the California Catastrophic Claims Association to Michigan (MCCA) issue money back to drivers
Through May 9, $400 refunds owed to drivers will be electronically deposited into bank accounts. Governor Gretchen Whitmer first announced the rebates in December 2021, with assurances that the rebates will be transferred from the MCCA to insurers by Wednesday, March 9.
“Our bipartisan auto insurance reforms have significantly lowered the cost of auto insurance for families. And starting this week, thanks to that reform, Michiganders will receive $400 per vehicle rebate checks for every insured driver, putting money in people’s pockets,” the governor said. Gretchen Whitmer. “We will continue to work to save Michiganders money so they can pay their bills and put food on the table.”