• Filing Date: 2015-03-10
  • Form Type: 10-K
  • Description: Annual report
v2.4.1.9
Regulatory Requirements and Restrictions - Additional Information (Detail) (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Statutory Accounting Practices [Line Items]      
Minimum percentage of capital and surplus requires to maintain by Company 10.00%hci_MinimumPercentageOfCapitalAndSurplusRequiresToMaintainByCompany    
HCPC's statutory capital and surplus $ 168,000,000us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesStatutoryCapitalAndSurplusBalance $ 116,900,000us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesStatutoryCapitalAndSurplusBalance $ 69,800,000us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesStatutoryCapitalAndSurplusBalance
HCA's Deposit In Trust With The Treasurer Of Alabama 300,000us-gaap_AssetsHeldByInsuranceRegulators 300,000us-gaap_AssetsHeldByInsuranceRegulators  
Dividend distribution open capital surplus under condition 1 10.00%hci_DividendDistributionOpenCapitalSurplusUnderConditionOne    
Dividend distribution open capital surplus under condition 2 10.00%hci_DividendDistributionOpenCapitalSurplusUnderConditionTwo    
Percentage of unrealized capital gain under condition 2 25.00%hci_PercentageOfUnrealizedCapitalGainUnderConditionTwo    
Dividend distribution open capital surplus under condition 3 10.00%hci_DividendDistributionOpenCapitalSurplusUnderConditionThree    
Percentage of unrealized capital gain under condition 3 25.00%hci_PercentageOfUnrealizedCapitalGainUnderConditionThree    
Dividend paid by HCPC     0us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesStatutoryAmountAvailableForDividendPaymentsWithoutRegulatoryApproval
Hcpc [Member]      
Statutory Accounting Practices [Line Items]      
Statutory net income (loss) Amount 48,900,000us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesStatutoryNetIncomeAmount
/ us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesByJurisdictionAxis
= hci_HcpcMember
45,700,000us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesStatutoryNetIncomeAmount
/ us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesByJurisdictionAxis
= hci_HcpcMember
13,200,000us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesStatutoryNetIncomeAmount
/ us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesByJurisdictionAxis
= hci_HcpcMember
HCPCI Domiciled in Florida [Member]      
Statutory Accounting Practices [Line Items]      
Statutory accounting practices, Future dividend payments restrictions, Capital Surplus Percentage 10.00%hci_StatutoryAccountingPracticesFutureDividendPaymentsRestrictionsCapitalSurplusPercentage
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryOneMember
   
Statutory accounting practices, Future dividend payments restrictions, Statutory Capital surplus Percentage 115.00%hci_StatutoryAccountingPracticesFutureDividendPaymentsRestrictionsStatutoryCapitalSurplusPercentage
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryOneMember
   
Statutory accounting practices, Future dividend payments restrictions, Notice Period 30 days    
Premium to capital surplus ratios, percentage of written premiums 90.00%hci_PremiumToCapitalSurplusRatiosPercentageOfWrittenPremiums
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryOneMember
   
Premium to capital surplus ratio for gross written premiums 2.21hci_PremiumToCapitalSurplusRatiosForGrossWrittenPremiums
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryOneMember
2.76hci_PremiumToCapitalSurplusRatiosForGrossWrittenPremiums
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryOneMember
3.63hci_PremiumToCapitalSurplusRatiosForGrossWrittenPremiums
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryOneMember
Premium to capital surplus ratio for net written premiums 1.50hci_PremiumToCapitalSurplusRatiosForNetWrittenPremiums
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryOneMember
1.68hci_PremiumToCapitalSurplusRatiosForNetWrittenPremiums
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryOneMember
2.27hci_PremiumToCapitalSurplusRatiosForNetWrittenPremiums
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryOneMember
HCA Domiciled in Alabama [Member]      
Statutory Accounting Practices [Line Items]      
Minimum amount of statutory capital and surplus required 500,000us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesStatutoryCapitalAndSurplusRequired
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryTwoMember
   
HCPC's statutory capital and surplus 1,926,000us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesStatutoryCapitalAndSurplusBalance
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryTwoMember
1,969,000us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesStatutoryCapitalAndSurplusBalance
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryTwoMember
 
HCA's Deposit In Trust With The Treasurer Of Alabama 100,000us-gaap_AssetsHeldByInsuranceRegulators
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryTwoMember
   
Claddaugh Domiciled in Bermuda [Member]      
Statutory Accounting Practices [Line Items]      
Minimum amount of statutory capital and surplus required 2,000,000us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesStatutoryCapitalAndSurplusRequired
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryThreeMember
   
HCPC's statutory capital and surplus 21,307,000us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesStatutoryCapitalAndSurplusBalance
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryThreeMember
15,526,000us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesStatutoryCapitalAndSurplusBalance
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryThreeMember
10,313,000us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesStatutoryCapitalAndSurplusBalance
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryThreeMember
Statutory net income (loss) Amount 1,980,000us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesStatutoryNetIncomeAmount
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryThreeMember
4,164,000us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesStatutoryNetIncomeAmount
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryThreeMember
4,818,000us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesStatutoryNetIncomeAmount
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryThreeMember
Payment of cash dividend to parent 0us-gaap_CashDividendsPaidToParentCompany
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryThreeMember
4,000,000us-gaap_CashDividendsPaidToParentCompany
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryThreeMember
6,000,000us-gaap_CashDividendsPaidToParentCompany
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryThreeMember
Maximum [Member] | HCPCI Domiciled in Florida [Member]      
Statutory Accounting Practices [Line Items]      
Premium to capital surplus ratio for gross written premiums 10hci_PremiumToCapitalSurplusRatiosForGrossWrittenPremiums
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryOneMember
/ us-gaap_RangeAxis
= us-gaap_MaximumMember
   
Premium to capital surplus ratio for net written premiums 4hci_PremiumToCapitalSurplusRatiosForNetWrittenPremiums
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_SubsidiaryOneMember
/ us-gaap_RangeAxis
= us-gaap_MaximumMember
   
Minimum [Member]      
Statutory Accounting Practices [Line Items]      
Minimum amount of statutory capital and surplus required $ 24,757,000us-gaap_StatutoryAccountingPracticesStatutoryCapitalAndSurplusRequired
/ us-gaap_RangeAxis
= us-gaap_MinimumMember