• Filing Date: 2015-03-10
  • Form Type: 10-K
  • Description: Annual report
v2.4.1.9
Commitments and Contingencies - Additional Information (Detail) (USD $)
12 Months Ended 0 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
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Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Sep. 10, 2013
Feb. 28, 2013
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Commitment And Contingencies [Line Items]          
Future minimum aggregate amounts payable to the reinsurers for 2015 $ 66,451,000us-gaap_ContractualObligationDueInNextTwelveMonths        
Future minimum aggregate amounts payable to the reinsurers for 2016 22,989,000us-gaap_ContractualObligationDueInSecondYear        
Company agreement to lease 15,000hci_AreaOfBuildingToBeLeased        
Percentage increase in monthly rental payment 5.00%hci_PercentageIncreaseInMonthlyRentalPayment        
Period of lease termination after the commencement date 36 months        
Number of months providing notice 3 months        
Rental expense under all facility leases 222,000us-gaap_OperatingLeasesRentExpenseNet 248,000us-gaap_OperatingLeasesRentExpenseNet 527,000us-gaap_OperatingLeasesRentExpenseNet    
Percentage increase in monthly service agreement payment 5.00%hci_PercentageIncreaseInMonthlyServiceAgreementPayment        
Lease notice period 3 months        
Lease termination period 36 months        
Area of land 3.5us-gaap_AreaOfLand       1.6us-gaap_AreaOfLand
Gross area of building 122,000hci_AreaOfRealEstatePropertyOne        
Payable for assessments 17,683,000us-gaap_OtherLiabilities 6,772,000us-gaap_OtherLiabilities      
Guaranty fund assessment 1,139,000hci_GuaranteeFundPaid        
Recognized as an asset recoverable from policyholders 482,000hci_GuaranteeFundAssetRecoverableFromPolicyHolders        
Balance charged to expense 657,000hci_GuaranteeFundChargedToExpenses        
Period of recovery 12 years        
Asset recoverable from policyholders 1,030,000hci_GuaranteeFundAssessmentsRecoveredFromPolicyholders        
Financial guarantee liability expense credited 434,000hci_AmountCreditedToReceivableFromPolicyholders        
Unrecoverable balance of the asset recognized 48,000hci_ExpenseForAmountUnrecoveredFromPolicyholders        
Liability related to guaranty fund assessments 0hci_LiabilityForGuaranteeFundAssessment        
Available unused commitment 6,981,000us-gaap_ContractualObligation        
Capital contribution unfunded balance 9,860,000hci_LimitedPartnersContributedCapitalUnfunded        
Premium Tax [Member]          
Commitment And Contingencies [Line Items]          
Loss contingency amount 1,754,000hci_LossContingencyAmount
/ us-gaap_LossContingenciesByNatureOfContingencyAxis
= hci_PremiumTaxMember
       
Proposed premium tax adjustment with interest       1,913,000hci_ProposedAdjustmentWithInterest
/ us-gaap_LossContingenciesByNatureOfContingencyAxis
= hci_PremiumTaxMember
 
Loss contingency related to credit disallowance The auditor's proposed adjustments primarily relate to the Department's proposed disallowance of the entire amount of $1,754 in Florida salary credits applicable to that period.        
Accrued amount 140,000us-gaap_LossContingencyAccrualAtCarryingValue
/ us-gaap_LossContingenciesByNatureOfContingencyAxis
= hci_PremiumTaxMember
       
Reinsurance Contract One [Member]          
Commitment And Contingencies [Line Items]          
Reinsurance contract period 2 years        
Reinsurance Contract Two [Member]          
Commitment And Contingencies [Line Items]          
Reinsurance contract period 3 years        
Fhch [Member]          
Commitment And Contingencies [Line Items]          
Assessments paid 4,481,000hci_AssessmentsAmountPaidDuringPeriod
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_FhchMember
4,103,000hci_AssessmentsAmountPaidDuringPeriod
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_FhchMember
2,517,000hci_AssessmentsAmountPaidDuringPeriod
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_FhchMember
   
Surcharge rate 1.30%hci_PercentageOfSurchargeOnAssessments
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_FhchMember
1.30%hci_PercentageOfSurchargeOnAssessments
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_FhchMember
1.30%hci_PercentageOfSurchargeOnAssessments
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_FhchMember
   
Fhch [Member] | Insurance Assessments [Member]          
Commitment And Contingencies [Line Items]          
Payable for assessments 453,000us-gaap_OtherLiabilities
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_FhchMember
/ us-gaap_LossContingenciesByNatureOfContingencyAxis
= us-gaap_InsuranceRelatedAssessmentsMember
       
Citizens [Member]          
Commitment And Contingencies [Line Items]          
Assessments paid 3,447,000hci_AssessmentsAmountPaidDuringPeriod
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_CitizensMember
3,156,000hci_AssessmentsAmountPaidDuringPeriod
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_CitizensMember
1,936,000hci_AssessmentsAmountPaidDuringPeriod
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_CitizensMember
   
Surcharge rate 1.00%hci_PercentageOfSurchargeOnAssessments
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_CitizensMember
1.00%hci_PercentageOfSurchargeOnAssessments
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_CitizensMember
1.00%hci_PercentageOfSurchargeOnAssessments
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_CitizensMember
   
Citizens [Member] | Insurance Assessments [Member]          
Commitment And Contingencies [Line Items]          
Payable for assessments 349,000us-gaap_OtherLiabilities
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= hci_CitizensMember
/ us-gaap_LossContingenciesByNatureOfContingencyAxis
= us-gaap_InsuranceRelatedAssessmentsMember
       
Lease Commitments [Member]          
Commitment And Contingencies [Line Items]          
Operating lease monthly rental payment for five years 10,000hci_OperatingLeaseMonthlyRentalPaymentForFiveYears
/ us-gaap_OtherCommitmentsAxis
= hci_LeaseCommitmentsMember
       
Service Agreement [Member]          
Commitment And Contingencies [Line Items]          
Operating lease monthly rental payment for five years $ 2,000hci_OperatingLeaseMonthlyRentalPaymentForFiveYears
/ us-gaap_OtherCommitmentsAxis
= us-gaap_ServiceAgreementsMember