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Al.com
New Alabama fire marshal named as longtime marshal Ed Paulk retiresof Science Degree in Criminal Justice. Established in 1909, the State Fire Mar
New Alabama fire marshal named as longtime marshal Ed Paulk retires
Al.com / Posted yesterday
of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. Established in 1909, the State Fire Marshal's Office is a division of the Alabama Department of Insurance. It's deputy marshals provide inspection services and conduct investigations of fires, explosions and... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
State Fire Marshal Ed Paulk set to retire after nearly 40 years of public serviceat Riverwalk Stadium. The event caps a career of nearly 40 years in public serv
State Fire Marshal Ed Paulk set to retire after nearly 40 years of public service
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
at Riverwalk Stadium. The event caps a career of nearly 40 years in public service. Paulk is being honored by the Alabama Department of Insurance, of which the fire marshal's office is a division, for the culmination of a long career. He spent 32... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
State Fire Marshal Ed Paulk set to retire after nearly 40 years of public serviceat Riverwalk Stadium. The event caps a career of nearly 40 years in public serv
State Fire Marshal Ed Paulk set to retire after nearly 40 years of public service
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted yesterday
at Riverwalk Stadium. The event caps a career of nearly 40 years in public service. Paulk is being honored by the Alabama Department of Insurance, of which the fire marshal's office is a division, for the culmination of a long career. He spent 32... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Michigan health insurers post near-record profits in 2015and group plans increased by 2 percent to 1.29 million from 1.26 million. The
Michigan health insurers post near-record profits in 2015
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 2 days ago
and group plans increased by 2 percent to 1.29 million from 1.26 million. The HMO data was provided by the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services through June 2015. The second part of the report, which will be released... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Homeowners Could Be Reinbursed for Sand Fire Evacuations Coststhose things - those are reimbursable up to the limit of your policy," said Nan
Homeowners Could Be Reinbursed for Sand Fire Evacuations Costs
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 3 days ago
those things - those are reimbursable up to the limit of your policy," said Nancy Kincaid, spokeswoman for the California Department of Insurance. Kincaid says it must be a mandatory evacuation. The Department of Insurance says most people... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Land of Lincoln Health and Obamacare: Promises made, promises brokennarrower networks to some customers in an effort to control exploding costs. C
Land of Lincoln Health and Obamacare: Promises made, promises broken
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
narrower networks to some customers in an effort to control exploding costs. Consumer advocates have urged Illinois Department of Insurance acting director Anne Melissa Dowling to let policyholders move to new plans without resetting... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Consumer Wise: What to do after a car accidenttalk to-- including a short summary. For questions on Florida’s Unfair Claim S
Consumer Wise: What to do after a car accident
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
talk to-- including a short summary. For questions on Florida’s Unfair Claim Settlement Practices Act, contact the Florida Department of Insurance Regulation: http://www.floir.com. When You Need an Attorney As for when you might need an attorney,... Read more
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Business Insurance
Texas prescription drug formulary delivers savingssince the state’s pharmacy controlled formulary was put into place, according t
Texas prescription drug formulary delivers savings
Business Insurance / Posted 4 days ago
since the state’s pharmacy controlled formulary was put into place, according to a July report. A report from the Texas Department of Insurance Workers’ Compensation Research and Evaluation Group released Thursday said that before the state’s... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Lots of yeas and naysasked if the Illinois General Assembly should establish a Consumers Insurance B
Lots of yeas and nays
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
asked if the Illinois General Assembly should establish a Consumers Insurance Board to represent the public before the Department of Insurance. PASSED. State of Illinois asked if the Illinois General Assembly should approve legislation... Read more
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Island Packet
Commissioner's conflict of interest question remains issuethe proposed Anthem-Cigna merger, saying the proposed combination would hurt co
Commissioner's conflict of interest question remains issue
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
the proposed Anthem-Cigna merger, saying the proposed combination would hurt competition. That prompted the Connecticut Department of Insurance to announce it was immediately suspending its review of Anthem's financial condition and corporate... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Land of Lincoln coverage will end Oct. 1 for individual enrolleesLand of Lincoln Health's insurance coverage for its individual enrollees will e
Land of Lincoln coverage will end Oct. 1 for individual enrollees
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Land of Lincoln Health's insurance coverage for its individual enrollees will end Oct. 1, according to the Illinois Department of Insurance. The agency posted the news on Land of Lincoln's website. A green banner now greets visitors to the website... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona insurer exits roil Affordable Care Act marketplaceCare Act marketplace exits in Arizona. Two large health insurers, UnitedHealth
Arizona insurer exits roil Affordable Care Act marketplace
The Arizona Republic / Posted 8 days ago
Care Act marketplace exits in Arizona. Two large health insurers, UnitedHealthcare and Humana, previously told the Arizona Department of Insurance they won't sell marketplace plans in Arizona next year. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona and Health... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Health insurance mergers that are too big not to failnext health insurance open enrollment. And though Anthem executives testified
Health insurance mergers that are too big not to fail
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
next health insurance open enrollment. And though Anthem executives testified in March at hearings before the California Department of Insurance that as much as $2 billion in efficiencies could result from the mergers, Insurance Commissioner Dave... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
With Renters Insurance, Benefits Outweigh Costs: Officialsis one of the best values for your dollar you can get,” said Gerard O’Sullivan,
With Renters Insurance, Benefits Outweigh Costs: Officials
NBC Connecticut / Posted 8 days ago
is one of the best values for your dollar you can get,” said Gerard O’Sullivan, Director of Consumer Affairs for the State Department of Insurance. “No one ever thinks that they’re going to have a fire or a theft or anything, but when those things... Read more
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Island Packet
Panel still reviewing Connecticut insurance commissionerAnthem Inc. and Bloomfield-based Cigna. Thursday's decision by the Citizens Et
Panel still reviewing Connecticut insurance commissioner
Island Packet / Posted 8 days ago
Anthem Inc. and Bloomfield-based Cigna. Thursday's decision by the Citizens Ethics Advisory Board came minutes after the Department of Insurance announced it was suspending its assessment of the merger because the U.S. Justice Department is now... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Idaho Pulls License of Broker Who Admitted to Filing False Income Tax ReturnsThe Idaho Department of Insurance announced Thursday it had revoked the license
Idaho Pulls License of Broker Who Admitted to Filing False Income Tax Returns
Boise Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
The Idaho Department of Insurance announced Thursday it had revoked the license of a Magic Valley insurance broker after the Internal Revenue Service said she submitted more than 2,500 false federal income tax returns over four years. The Idaho... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Some Land of Lincoln policyholders to see coverage end Oct 1(AP)—The Illinois Department of Insurance says individual Land of Lincoln polic
Some Land of Lincoln policyholders to see coverage end Oct 1
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 9 days ago
(AP)—The Illinois Department of Insurance says individual Land of Lincoln policyholders will see their insurance coverage end Oct. 1. Earlier this month, the Insurance Department announced it will take over Land of Lincoln Health and prepare the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Tire removal in Illinois to target virus-carrying mosquitoesLincoln policyholders to see coverage end Oct 1Some Land of Lincoln policyholde
Tire removal in Illinois to target virus-carrying mosquitoes
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 10 days ago
Lincoln policyholders to see coverage end Oct 1Some Land of Lincoln policyholders to see coverage end Oct 1 The Illinois Department of Insurance says individual Land of Lincoln policyholders will see their insurance coverage end Oct. 1. The... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Some Land of Lincoln policyholders to see coverage end Oct 1CHICAGO (AP) - The Illinois Department of Insurance says individual Land of Lin
Some Land of Lincoln policyholders to see coverage end Oct 1
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 10 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The Illinois Department of Insurance says individual Land of Lincoln policyholders will see their insurance coverage end Oct. 1. Earlier this month, the Insurance Department announced it will take over Land of Lincoln Health and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Land of Lincoln coverage will end Oct. 1 for individual enrolleesLand of Lincoln Health's insurance coverage for its individual enrollees will e
Land of Lincoln coverage will end Oct. 1 for individual enrollees
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Land of Lincoln Health's insurance coverage for its individual enrollees will end Oct. 1, according to the Illinois Department of Insurance. The agency posted the news on Land of Lincoln's website. A green banner now greets visitors to the website... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Department of Insurance returns $6.6 million to MissouriansJEFFERSON CITY - In the first half of 2016, the Missouri Department of Insuranc
Department of Insurance returns $6.6 million to Missourians
KOMU Columbia / Posted 11 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY - In the first half of 2016, the Missouri Department of Insurance's Division of Consumer Affairs has helped Missourians recover $6,663,928 related to insurance issues. “Our consumer affairs team is trained to handle individuals who... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
3 Kemper insurers sue Illinois to block auditcompanies claim that the Death Master File records can be incorrect. In additio
3 Kemper insurers sue Illinois to block audit
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
companies claim that the Death Master File records can be incorrect. In addition, the companies say that the Illinois Department of Insurance is the only state agency that can regulate insurance companies and that the Illinois treasurer is... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Comment period to end on insurance commissioner’s possible recusal over mergerviolate the state’s code of ethics. Wade is a former vice president of Cigna, a
Comment period to end on insurance commissioner’s possible recusal over merger
The Middletown Press / Posted 13 days ago
violate the state’s code of ethics. Wade is a former vice president of Cigna, and her husband is currently an attorney there. A Department of Insurance spokeswoman has said Wade sought guidance from state ethics officials throughout the... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Comment period on commissioner's possible recusal to endthe state's code of ethics. Wade is a former vice president of Cigna, and her h
Comment period on commissioner's possible recusal to end
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 13 days ago
the state's code of ethics. Wade is a former vice president of Cigna, and her husband is currently an attorney there. A Department of Insurance spokeswoman has said Wade sought guidance from state ethics officials throughout the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
A serial entrepreneur details his challengesand stated that “there were no false statements as to any financial reports or
A serial entrepreneur details his challenges
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 13 days ago
and stated that “there were no false statements as to any financial reports or documents presented to the Illinois Department of Insurance.” THE WEST LOOP CAN HAVE MCDONALD'S The McDonald's corporation is attempting to recuperate after an... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Access HealthCT to help other insurers remain in Connecticutnew plans and possibly narrowing networks. The move comes after nonprofit heal
Access HealthCT to help other insurers remain in Connecticut
WWLP Springfield / Posted 14 days ago
new plans and possibly narrowing networks. The move comes after nonprofit health insurer HealthyCT was ordered by the Department of Insurance to stop writing new policies. The agency’s commissioner says the Consumer Oriented and Operated Plan... Read more
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WALB Albany
Colquitt Co. residents charged for insurance fraudFour Colquitt County residents are suspected of being involved in an extensive
Colquitt Co. residents charged for insurance fraud
WALB Albany / Posted 14 days ago
Four Colquitt County residents are suspected of being involved in an extensive insurance fraud scheme. The Georgia Department of Insurance and State Fire Marshal's Office says Aundra Williams, Celdrick Greene, Calvin Washington, and Amanda Cornelius... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Access HealthCT to Help Other Insurers Remain in Connecticutnew plans and possibly narrowing networks. The move comes after nonprofit heal
Access HealthCT to Help Other Insurers Remain in Connecticut
NBC Connecticut / Posted 15 days ago
new plans and possibly narrowing networks. The move comes after nonprofit health insurer HealthyCT was ordered by the Department of Insurance to stop writing new policies. The agency's commissioner says the Consumer Oriented and Operated Plan... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Access HealthCT to help other insurers remain in Connecticutnew plans and possibly narrowing networks. The move comes after nonprofit heal
Access HealthCT to help other insurers remain in Connecticut
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 15 days ago
new plans and possibly narrowing networks. The move comes after nonprofit health insurer HealthyCT was ordered by the Department of Insurance to stop writing new policies. The agency's commissioner says the Consumer Oriented and Operated Plan... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Coverage for troubled Illinois Obamacare plan may end Sept. 30may be able to start shopping for new health insurance as soon as Aug. 1, accor
Coverage for troubled Illinois Obamacare plan may end Sept. 30
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
may be able to start shopping for new health insurance as soon as Aug. 1, according to the head of the Illinois Department of Insurance. Anne Melissa Dowling, acting director of the agency, said she is working with the federal... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
9 percent premium hike for Urbana has Prussing looking to Springfieldthe same approach to determining rates with all employer groups, using a rate-d
9 percent premium hike for Urbana has Prussing looking to Springfield
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
the same approach to determining rates with all employer groups, using a rate-development process filed with the Illinois Department of Insurance. "In general, health insurance premiums change year-to-year for a variety of reasons," he said in an... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois needs to protect consumers in wake of Land of Lincoln debaclethe two state agencies charged with protecting consumer interests and helping c
Illinois needs to protect consumers in wake of Land of Lincoln debacle
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 15 days ago
the two state agencies charged with protecting consumer interests and helping consumers connect with coverage options—the Department of Insurance and Get Covered Illinois—are underfunded and ill-prepared to serve the public. Who will protect... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Enrollees of failed Illinois insurance co-op face high coststhey've paid in copays and deductibles to new plans after the failing nonprofit
Enrollees of failed Illinois insurance co-op face high costs
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 15 days ago
they've paid in copays and deductibles to new plans after the failing nonprofit company goes out of business. Illinois Department of Insurance spokesman Michael Batkins tells The Associated Press that the company's 49,000 customers will likely... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Obamacare company shutdown leaves customers in a lurch, facing higher costssaid Mostowski, who lives in Algonquin. Becker said she and other consumer adv
Obamacare company shutdown leaves customers in a lurch, facing higher costs
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
said Mostowski, who lives in Algonquin. Becker said she and other consumer advocates in the state have reached out to the Department of Insurance to see if regulators would consider allowing policyholders to transition to new plans without... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Illinois seeks to shut down state Obamacare insurer; 49,000 to lose insuranceand our consumers," said Jason Montrie, president and interim CEO of Chicago-ba
Illinois seeks to shut down state Obamacare insurer; 49,000 to lose insurance
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
and our consumers," said Jason Montrie, president and interim CEO of Chicago-based Land of Lincoln. "This is the end." The Department of Insurance said the decision was based on the startup company's deteriorating financial condition. Land of... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Obamacare insurer closing; 49,000 to lose insuranceand our consumers," said Jason Montrie, president and interim CEO of Chicago-ba
Obamacare insurer closing; 49,000 to lose insurance
SaukValley.com / Posted 16 days ago
and our consumers," said Jason Montrie, president and interim CEO of Chicago-based Land of Lincoln. "This is the end." The Department of Insurance said the decision was based on the startup company's deteriorating financial condition. Land of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Obamacare company shutdown leaves customers in a lurch, facing higher costssaid Mostowski, who lives in Algonquin. Becker said she and other consumer adv
Obamacare company shutdown leaves customers in a lurch, facing higher costs
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
said Mostowski, who lives in Algonquin. Becker said she and other consumer advocates in the state have reached out to the Department of Insurance to see if regulators would consider allowing policyholders to transition to new plans without... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Business Digest, July 14, 2016: Taste of Scotts Valley coming Thursdayagencies electronically. They include the Board of Equalization, Employment Dev
Business Digest, July 14, 2016: Taste of Scotts Valley coming Thursday
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
agencies electronically. They include the Board of Equalization, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, Department of Insurance, State Controller’s Office, Department of Health Care Services, State Teachers Retirement System,... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Illinois Moves to Shut Down Failing Obamacare Insurerof Lincoln Health, a 3-year-old startup that lost $90 million in 2015 and more
Illinois Moves to Shut Down Failing Obamacare Insurer
NBC Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
of Lincoln Health, a 3-year-old startup that lost $90 million in 2015 and more than $17 million through May 31. Illinois Department of Insurance officials announced they are seeking a court order allowing the state to take over Land of Lincoln... Read more
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11 News Houston
Houston floods may increase car insurance ratesyou’ll receive a letter from your auto insurance company alerting you to a chan
Houston floods may increase car insurance rates
11 News Houston / Posted 16 days ago
you’ll receive a letter from your auto insurance company alerting you to a change in your premium. On average, the Texas Department of Insurance has tracked a 2-4% increase in liability insurance each year over the last six years. “If you’re not... Read more
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Dover Post
Three insurance companies finednotice about what they were doing and not complying with laws and regulations,”
Three insurance companies fined
Dover Post / Posted 17 days ago
notice about what they were doing and not complying with laws and regulations,” Grant said. The fines were the result of examinations made by the Delaware Department of Insurance, he said. The fines were levied in the second quarter of 2016, he add... Read more
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Business Insurance
State health care exchange to fold after 3-year runfor the members and for competition,” Mr. O'Sullivan said. Anne Melissa Dowlin
State health care exchange to fold after 3-year run
Business Insurance / Posted 17 days ago
for the members and for competition,” Mr. O'Sullivan said. Anne Melissa Dowling, acting director of the Illinois Department of Insurance, has asked Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to petition the Circuit Court of Cook County to... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Dulac area residents could save money on fire insuranceinclude response times, equipment, training hours, station locations and availa
Dulac area residents could save money on fire insurance
The Houma Courier / Posted 17 days ago
include response times, equipment, training hours, station locations and availability of water. According to the state Department of Insurance, fire insurance for a home valued at $150,000 was costing residents in the fire district about $1,523... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Dulac area residents could save money on fire insuranceinclude response times, equipment, training hours, station locations and availa
Dulac area residents could save money on fire insurance
The Daily Comet / Posted 17 days ago
include response times, equipment, training hours, station locations and availability of water. According to the state Department of Insurance, fire insurance for a home valued at $150,000 was costing residents in the fire district about $1,523... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois Obamacare plan to fold after 3-year rununfortunate for the members and for competition,” O'Sullivan said. Anne Meliss
Illinois Obamacare plan to fold after 3-year run
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 17 days ago
unfortunate for the members and for competition,” O'Sullivan said. Anne Melissa Dowling, acting director of the Illinois Department of Insurance, has asked Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to petition the Circuit Court of Cook County to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois seeks to shut down Land of Lincoln Healthcompany, meaning about 49,000 people will lose their health insurance in the co
Illinois seeks to shut down Land of Lincoln Health
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
company, meaning about 49,000 people will lose their health insurance in the coming months. The decision is based on Land of Lincoln's unstable financial condition, according to the state Department of Insurance. More to come. Twitter @ameetsach... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois Obamacare plan shutting downunfortunate for the members and for competition," O'Sullivan said. Anne Meliss
Illinois Obamacare plan shutting down
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 17 days ago
unfortunate for the members and for competition," O'Sullivan said. Anne Melissa Dowling, acting director of the Illinois Department of Insurance, has asked Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to petition the Circuit Court of Cook County to... Read more
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Salon.com
Illinois moves to shut down failing insurance co-opregulators are moving to shut down a struggling health insurance co-op with 49,
Illinois moves to shut down failing insurance co-op
Salon.com / Posted 17 days ago
regulators are moving to shut down a struggling health insurance co-op with 49,000 Illinois policyholders. Illinois Department of Insurance officials announced Tuesday they are seeking a court order to take over Land of Lincoln Health and... Read more
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Orange County Register
San Clemente healthcare provider sues Health Net over $55 million in unpaid servicesIn 2016 only 3 percent of its claims were paid. This isn’t the first time Heal
San Clemente healthcare provider sues Health Net over $55 million in unpaid services
Orange County Register / Posted 18 days ago
In 2016 only 3 percent of its claims were paid. This isn’t the first time Health Net has come under fire. The California Department of Insurance is investigating if Health Net has withheld payments to addiction treatment centers. The... Read more
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MLive.com
Michiganders could see health insurance rate hikes on 'Obamacare' marketplacecould go up in Michigan. Fourteen insurers, twelve of which offer plans on the
Michiganders could see health insurance rate hikes on 'Obamacare' marketplace
MLive.com / Posted 19 days ago
could go up in Michigan. Fourteen insurers, twelve of which offer plans on the marketplace, filed with the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services requesting rate increases averaging 17.3 percent. No insurer filed for a rate... Read more
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