• Filing Date: 2015-03-10
  • Form Type: 10-K
  • Description: Annual report
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Reinsurance - Additional Information (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Reinsurers
Dec. 31, 2013
Reinsurers
Dec. 31, 2012
Reinsurance Premiums for Insurance Companies, by Product Segment [Line Items]      
Number of reinsurers 28hci_NumberOfReinsurers 27hci_NumberOfReinsurers  
Reinsurance recoverable $ 0us-gaap_ReinsuranceRecoverables $ 0us-gaap_ReinsuranceRecoverables  
Credit risk associated with reinsurance receivables 0hci_ConcentrationOfCreditRiskAssociatedWithReinsuranceReceivables 0hci_ConcentrationOfCreditRiskAssociatedWithReinsuranceReceivables  
Percentage of assumed premiums to net premium earned 13.20%hci_PercentageOfAssumedPremiumsToNetPremiumEarned 27.40%hci_PercentageOfAssumedPremiumsToNetPremiumEarned 41.00%hci_PercentageOfAssumedPremiumsToNetPremiumEarned
Other assets 35,287us-gaap_OtherAssets 15,814us-gaap_OtherAssets  
Prepaid reinsurance premiums 34,096us-gaap_PrepaidReinsurancePremiums 28,066us-gaap_PrepaidReinsurancePremiums  
Credit Concentration Risk [Member]      
Reinsurance Premiums for Insurance Companies, by Product Segment [Line Items]      
Recoveries pertaining to reinsurance contracts 0us-gaap_ReinsuranceCostsAndRecoveriesNet
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0us-gaap_ReinsuranceCostsAndRecoveriesNet
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0us-gaap_ReinsuranceCostsAndRecoveriesNet
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Reinsurance [Member]      
Reinsurance Premiums for Insurance Companies, by Product Segment [Line Items]      
Net reduction in ceded premiums 23,543hci_NetReductionToCededPremiumResultingFromReinsuranceAdjustments
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12,521hci_NetReductionToCededPremiumResultingFromReinsuranceAdjustments
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0hci_NetReductionToCededPremiumResultingFromReinsuranceAdjustments
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Other assets 28,596us-gaap_OtherAssets
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9,009us-gaap_OtherAssets
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Prepaid reinsurance premiums $ 5,983us-gaap_PrepaidReinsurancePremiums
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$ 3,512us-gaap_PrepaidReinsurancePremiums
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