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The News & Observer
Burr says North Carolinians facing Obamacare price jumpsBased on rate increases proposed to North Carolina’s Department of Insurance, s
Burr says North Carolinians facing Obamacare price jumps
The News & Observer / Posted 5 hours ago
Based on rate increases proposed to North Carolina’s Department of Insurance, state residents who have signed up for Obamacare could face a 19 percent to 25 percent jump in the cost of their health coverage for 2017, Republican Sen. Richard Burr... Read more
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Providence Business News
NerdWallet: R.I. Department of Insurance ranked 5th worst in consumer helpfulnessPROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has the fifth worst Department of Insurance website w
NerdWallet: R.I. Department of Insurance ranked 5th worst in consumer helpfulness
Providence Business News / Posted 6 hours ago
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has the fifth worst Department of Insurance website when it comes to consumer helpfulness, according to personal finance website NerdWallet.com. NerdWallet conducted an extensive analysis of all 50 states and the District... Read more
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MedCity News
California insurance commissioner thinks it's time to consider the public optiondon’t want to begin to prejudge it,” said Jones, an elected Democrat serving hi
California insurance commissioner thinks it's time to consider the public option
MedCity News / Posted 14 hours ago
don’t want to begin to prejudge it,” said Jones, an elected Democrat serving his second term as head of the state Department of Insurance, one of two insurance regulators in California. “I don’t know whether you would start in certain... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Some insurance companies force roof replacementsGeneral’s office, talked to state Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, about his concer
Some insurance companies force roof replacements
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
General’s office, talked to state Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, about his concerns and met with staff from the state Department of Insurance. He also wants to continue to hear from other homeowners who are getting roof demands from their... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Failed insurer's customers face deadline to find new planlosses. The 3-year-old nonprofit's failure left 49,000 Illinois policyholders s
Failed insurer's customers face deadline to find new plan
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
losses. The 3-year-old nonprofit's failure left 49,000 Illinois policyholders searching for new coverage. Illinois Department of Insurance Acting Director Anne Melissa Dowling issued a news release Friday reminding any customers who haven't... Read more
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Daily Herald
Failed insurer's customers face deadline to find new planlosses. The 3-year-old nonprofit's failure left 49,000 Illinois policyholders s
Failed insurer's customers face deadline to find new plan
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
losses. The 3-year-old nonprofit's failure left 49,000 Illinois policyholders searching for new coverage. Illinois Department of Insurance Acting Director Anne Melissa Dowling issued a news release Friday reminding any customers who haven't... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Your Health Idaho to offer more options at higher pricesthe least, by 15 percent. SelectHealth and Mountain Health CO-OP will raise pre
Your Health Idaho to offer more options at higher prices
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
the least, by 15 percent. SelectHealth and Mountain Health CO-OP will raise premiums the most -- with 29 percent. Idaho Department of Insurance Director Dean Cameron says Idaho has seen a great increase in plan options, with five carriers... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Your Health Idaho to offer more options at higher pricesthe least, by 15 percent. SelectHealth and Mountain Health CO-OP will raise pre
Your Health Idaho to offer more options at higher prices
KIVI Boise / Posted 3 days ago
the least, by 15 percent. SelectHealth and Mountain Health CO-OP will raise premiums the most -- with 29 percent. Idaho Department of Insurance Director Dean Cameron says Idaho has seen a great increase in plan options, with five carriers... Read more
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The Signal
Los Angeles County holds Disaster Preparedness Seminar and ExpoLos Angeles County Department of Public Works, the Los Angeles County Departmen
Los Angeles County holds Disaster Preparedness Seminar and Expo
The Signal / Posted 3 days ago
Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services, California’s Department of Insurance, the Los Angeles County Fire Department and the Red Cross. Kathleen Newton of the Los Angeles County... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Uninsured rate drops again in Illinois after Obamacare takes effectspot amid a series of disappointments for Illinois residents who buy health ins
Uninsured rate drops again in Illinois after Obamacare takes effect
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
spot amid a series of disappointments for Illinois residents who buy health insurance through the exchange. The Illinois Department of Insurance recently submitted to the federal government rate increases ranging from averages of 43 to 55 percent... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Idaho health insurance rates increasing in 2017BOISE -- The Idaho Department of Insurance released the final 2017 insurance ra
Idaho health insurance rates increasing in 2017
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 3 days ago
BOISE -- The Idaho Department of Insurance released the final 2017 insurance rate increases for all individual and small group health plans on Thursday. Rates for individual health care plans are rising by 24 percent next year, which is higher than... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Idaho health insurance rates increasing in 2017BOISE -- The Idaho Department of Insurance released the final 2017 insurance ra
Idaho health insurance rates increasing in 2017
KTVB Boise / Posted 3 days ago
BOISE -- The Idaho Department of Insurance released the final 2017 insurance rate increases for all individual and small group health plans on Thursday. Rates for individual health care plans are rising by 24 percent next year, which is higher than... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Seminar held to help fight fraudfeatured other guest speakers representing the District Attorney’s Office, the
Seminar held to help fight fraud
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
featured other guest speakers representing the District Attorney’s Office, the US Postal Inspector, the North Carolina Department of Insurance, the New Hanover County Department of Social Services, the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Blue Cross plans to offer ACA plans in all 100 NC counties in 2017not be released until October. The company had requested an 18.8 percent averag
Blue Cross plans to offer ACA plans in all 100 NC counties in 2017
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
not be released until October. The company had requested an 18.8 percent average rate increase for 2017 plans from the N.C. Department of Insurance, but revised that request after Aetna and UnitedHealthcare withdrew. Blue Cross had been granted a... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Idaho Reveals 2017 Health Insurance Rates: 24 Percent Higher for IndividualsSaying that "the rate increases are definitely greater than we would like," Ida
Idaho Reveals 2017 Health Insurance Rates: 24 Percent Higher for Individuals
Boise Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
Saying that "the rate increases are definitely greater than we would like," Idaho Department of Insurance officials this morning revealed the 2017 approved health insurance rates for all individual and small group health plans. Next year, officials... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Aetna merger with Humana could hurt competition, hike costs in Illinois, AMA saysone-third of the state's counties. In joining the federal lawsuit, the attorne
Aetna merger with Humana could hurt competition, hike costs in Illinois, AMA says
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
one-third of the state's counties. In joining the federal lawsuit, the attorney general's office disagreed with Illinois Department of Insurance Acting Director Anne Melissa Dowling, who had granted conditional approval of the merger. Dowling had... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
2 Investigates: Why can't the state stop this blacklisted medical van company?confirm whether any charges are forthcoming. KTVU cameras were there in Decembe
2 Investigates: Why can't the state stop this blacklisted medical van company?
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 5 days ago
confirm whether any charges are forthcoming. KTVU cameras were there in December when Sheriff’s deputies, the California Department of Insurance, and the FBI raided Rabah’s $1.5 million home in Castro Valley and removed boxes of evidence, as part... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Salinas doctor surrenders medical licensein May following an investigation conducted jointly by the Monterey County Dist
Salinas doctor surrenders medical license
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 5 days ago
in May following an investigation conducted jointly by the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office, the California Department of Insurance and the California Medical Board. Mangar was charged with 37 felony offenses including submitting... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Insurance company won't cover woman's medical bill because she...Mullins countered that she would have suffered the injury even if she had been
Insurance company won't cover woman's medical bill because she...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 days ago
Mullins countered that she would have suffered the injury even if she had been sober, and that she was consuming alcohol in her own home, which is legal. A spokesperson for the state’s department of insurance suggested Mullins file a c... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Insurance company won't cover woman's medical bill because she...Mullins countered that she would have suffered the injury even if she had been
Insurance company won't cover woman's medical bill because she...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Mullins countered that she would have suffered the injury even if she had been sober, and that she was consuming alcohol in her own home, which is legal. A spokesperson for the state’s department of insurance suggested Mullins file a c... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Insurance company won't cover woman's medical bill because she...Mullins countered that she would have suffered the injury even if she had been
Insurance company won't cover woman's medical bill because she...
Dayton Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Mullins countered that she would have suffered the injury even if she had been sober, and that she was consuming alcohol in her own home, which is legal. A spokesperson for the state’s department of insurance suggested Mullins file a c... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Preparedness Month; don't procrastinateusing an annual observance to encourage Missourians to act now. September is N
Preparedness Month; don't procrastinate
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
using an annual observance to encourage Missourians to act now. September is National Preparedness Month, and the Missouri Department of Insurance is urging residents to review their insurance policies and eliminate any gaps in... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Texas Workers Comp System Questioned After Oklahoma Ruling - Texas Workers Comp System Questioned After Oklahoma Ruling by Nicole Cobler The Texas Tribune Sept. 20 2016 In the wake of an Oklahoma Supreme Court decision striking down part of that...unions questioning whether the state’s nonsubscriber option for businesses will
Texas Workers Comp System Questioned After Oklahoma Ruling - Texas Workers Comp System Questioned After Oklahoma Ruling by Nicole Cobler The Texas Tribune Sept. 20 2016 In the wake of an Oklahoma Supreme Court decision striking down part of that...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
unions questioning whether the state’s nonsubscriber option for businesses will survive, but a spokesman for the Texas Department of Insurance said changes are unlikely because there are "significant differences" between the Oklahoma and Texas... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Texas Workers Comp System Questioned After Oklahoma Rulingunions questioning whether the state’s nonsubscriber option for businesses will
Texas Workers Comp System Questioned After Oklahoma Ruling
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 6 days ago
unions questioning whether the state’s nonsubscriber option for businesses will survive, but a spokesman for the Texas Department of Insurance said changes are unlikely because there are "significant differences" between the Oklahoma and Texas... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Campaign targets texting while driving, university fansis taking that safety message to six Kansas Regents universities, launching a f
Campaign targets texting while driving, university fans
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
is taking that safety message to six Kansas Regents universities, launching a fun contest with a serious message. Kansas Department of Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer announced the campaign, which will focus on getting 40,000 to 50,000 Kansans... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Woman Can't Get Refund on Car Warrantiesuniversal terms and conditions for extended warranties, so they vary. Be sure t
Woman Can't Get Refund on Car Warranties
NBC Bay Area / Posted 7 days ago
universal terms and conditions for extended warranties, so they vary. Be sure to read the fine print. The California Department of Insurance offers this advice: ask about a prorated refund before buying these warranties. If you won’t get one,... Read more
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The News & Observer
Startups turn to partnerships to get health insurancehave been around for about three decades, but it’s not clear how many people ar
Startups turn to partnerships to get health insurance
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
have been around for about three decades, but it’s not clear how many people are insured through PEOs. The N.C. Department of Insurance said 149 PEOs are licensed in the state, up from 92 in 2009, but the department doesn’t track how... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
As fire danger grows, some homeowners are seeing coverage droppedby his or her insurer, dozens of other firms stand ready to talk turkey. Nancy
As fire danger grows, some homeowners are seeing coverage dropped
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 days ago
by his or her insurer, dozens of other firms stand ready to talk turkey. Nancy Kincaid, a spokeswoman for the California Department of Insurance, said the same. Although there have been complaints about people’s coverage not being renewed for... Read more
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FOX Carolina
NC Department of Insurance hits BCBSNC with record $3.6M fineNorth Carolina Department of Insurance (NCDOI) Commissioner Wayne Goodwin signe
NC Department of Insurance hits BCBSNC with record $3.6M fine
FOX Carolina / Posted 10 days ago
North Carolina Department of Insurance (NCDOI) Commissioner Wayne Goodwin signed an agreement today to fine Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) a hefty fee. BCBNS will be fined $3.6 million as part of a Voluntary Settlement Agreement.... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Mary Taylor testifies in Washington about health insurancemarket. “One insurer,” Taylor said Thursday. “I don’t call that a choice.” Ta
Mary Taylor testifies in Washington about health insurance
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
market. “One insurer,” Taylor said Thursday. “I don’t call that a choice.” Taylor, who serves as director of the Ohio Department of Insurance, also told the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee that 28 counties in the... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
One Insurer Leaves, Another Enters Maricopa County's Healthcare ExchangeSo far, 14 of the state's 15 counties have only one insurer on the exchange. La
One Insurer Leaves, Another Enters Maricopa County's Healthcare Exchange
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 11 days ago
So far, 14 of the state's 15 counties have only one insurer on the exchange. Last year, Maricopa County had eight. The department of insurance has said it will be as "flexible" as possible to provide options for the pool of more than 120,000... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Commissioner Goodwin announces $3.6 Million BCBSNC fineAgreement today. The agreement was signed by Commissioner Goodwin this afternoo
Commissioner Goodwin announces $3.6 Million BCBSNC fine
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 days ago
Agreement today. The agreement was signed by Commissioner Goodwin this afternoon. Since January, The North Carolina Department of Insurance has received numerous complaints from BCBSNC customers. These complaints have included allegations... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
BCBS to pay record fine in settlement agreement with stateas part of a voluntary settlement agreement in regards to numerous customer com
BCBS to pay record fine in settlement agreement with state
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 11 days ago
as part of a voluntary settlement agreement in regards to numerous customer complaints. It’s the largest fine the N.C. Department of Insurance has ever levied and almost double the previous largest amount against a single company, according to... Read more
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The News & Observer
Blue Cross fined $3.6M by NC for billing, enrollment problemsThe N.C. Department of Insurance has levied a record $3.6 million fine against
Blue Cross fined $3.6M by NC for billing, enrollment problems
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
The N.C. Department of Insurance has levied a record $3.6 million fine against Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina for widespread problems that led to billing and enrollment errors for Blue Cross customers since January. The Insurance... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Briefly, Sept. 15Program is to visit Seneca County to hold a Medicare check-up day event Tuesda
Briefly, Sept. 15
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Program is to visit Seneca County to hold a Medicare check-up day event Tuesday. According to a release from the Ohio Department of Insurance, the event is to start at 2 p.m. at St. Francis Home, 182 St. Francis Ave. Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Praeger advocates expansion of Medicaid to 150,000 poor Kansanswould enable the state to draw down extra federal aid, Brownback said. Clark S
Praeger advocates expansion of Medicaid to 150,000 poor Kansans
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
would enable the state to draw down extra federal aid, Brownback said. Clark Shultz, the deputy commissioner at the state Department of Insurance and a former Republican state senator, said in a statement the issue of Medicaid expansion would... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Uninsured rate drops again in Illinois after Obamacare takes effectspot amid a series of disappointments for Illinois residents who buy health ins
Uninsured rate drops again in Illinois after Obamacare takes effect
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
spot amid a series of disappointments for Illinois residents who buy health insurance through the exchange. The Illinois Department of Insurance recently submitted to the federal government rate increases ranging from averages of 43 to 55 percent... Read more
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Connecticut Post
HHS: Premiums stabilizing, care improving under health reformgrowth.” However, health insurance costs in the state themselves are scheduled
HHS: Premiums stabilizing, care improving under health reform
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 days ago
growth.” However, health insurance costs in the state themselves are scheduled to increase. Earlier this month, the state Department of Insurance approved 13 policy rate increases for 2017, with an average hike of nearly 25 percent for individual... Read more
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Greenwich Time
HHS: Premiums stabilizing, care improving under health reformgrowth.” However, health insurance costs in the state themselves are scheduled
HHS: Premiums stabilizing, care improving under health reform
Greenwich Time / Posted 12 days ago
growth.” However, health insurance costs in the state themselves are scheduled to increase. Earlier this month, the state Department of Insurance approved 13 policy rate increases for 2017, with an average hike of nearly 25 percent for individual... Read more
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The News-Times
HHS: Premiums stabilizing, care improving under health reformgrowth.” However, health insurance costs in the state themselves are scheduled
HHS: Premiums stabilizing, care improving under health reform
The News-Times / Posted 12 days ago
growth.” However, health insurance costs in the state themselves are scheduled to increase. Earlier this month, the state Department of Insurance approved 13 policy rate increases for 2017, with an average hike of nearly 25 percent for individual... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
HHS: Premiums stabilizing, care improving under health reformgrowth.” However, health insurance costs in the state themselves are scheduled
HHS: Premiums stabilizing, care improving under health reform
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
growth.” However, health insurance costs in the state themselves are scheduled to increase. Earlier this month, the state Department of Insurance approved 13 policy rate increases for 2017, with an average hike of nearly 25 percent for individual... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Number of uninsured in Illinois dropped in 2015led to the creation of online marketplaces, where individuals can buy health in
Number of uninsured in Illinois dropped in 2015
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 12 days ago
led to the creation of online marketplaces, where individuals can buy health insurance. The Illinois Department of Insurance recently submitted to the federal government rate increases ranging from averages of 43 to 55 percent... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Jerry Brown vetoes bills that sought to zap diaper, tampon taxesto struggle.” Other bills would have changed how alcohol fuels are taxed, exte
Jerry Brown vetoes bills that sought to zap diaper, tampon taxes
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
to struggle.” Other bills would have changed how alcohol fuels are taxed, extended a tax credit for a program in the Department of Insurance, exempted the sale of animal blood sold by nonprofit animal blood banks from sales taxes, created... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Sunday special: They hit the roofGeneral’s office, talked to state Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, about his concer
Sunday special: They hit the roof
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
General’s office, talked to state Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, about his concerns and met with staff from the state Department of Insurance. He also wants to continue to hear from other homeowners who are getting roof demands from their... Read more
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Orange County Register
Ask Emily: Taking steps to Get doctor lists rightof everything, and note the date, time and name of anyone you speak to,” says N
Ask Emily: Taking steps to Get doctor lists right
Orange County Register / Posted 16 days ago
of everything, and note the date, time and name of anyone you speak to,” says Nancy Kincaid, spokeswoman for the state Department of Insurance. Plans have 30 days to investigate and respond to your complaint. If the situation isn’t resolved to... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
Newbury Park man gets 5 years in prison for elder scamthe first victim. He has a lifetime ban from the insurance industry. This case
Newbury Park man gets 5 years in prison for elder scam
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
the first victim. He has a lifetime ban from the insurance industry. This case was the result of a joint investigation by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, the California Department of Business Oversight and the California Department of Insuran... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Westland credit union CEO charged with stealing $2 millionunion was made insolvent and closed as a result of the alleged embezzlement, fo
Westland credit union CEO charged with stealing $2 million
Detroit Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
union was made insolvent and closed as a result of the alleged embezzlement, following a joint investigation with the state Department of Insurance and Financial Services and the Michigan Office of the Attorney General. Fuataina Afutiti, 50, was... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Reported OK of insurance fee in Arkansas an error by legislative staffapproved by the committee was about the fee, when in reality it was on an unrel
Reported OK of insurance fee in Arkansas an error by legislative staff
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
approved by the committee was about the fee, when in reality it was on an unrelated matter: a recommendation that the state Department of Insurance extend its regulation of the small-group insurance market from businesses with up to 50 employees to... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Former head of Veterans Health Administration Credit Union charged with embezzlementin this county, and anyone who takes advantage of that will face the consequenc
Former head of Veterans Health Administration Credit Union charged with embezzlement
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 17 days ago
in this county, and anyone who takes advantage of that will face the consequences.” According to the State of Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services audit, the total loss for the credit union is $2,303,158.66. The credit union... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Reported OK of insurance fee an error by staffapproved by the committee was about the fee, when in reality it was on an unrel
Reported OK of insurance fee an error by staff
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
approved by the committee was about the fee, when in reality it was on an unrelated matter: a recommendation that the state Department of Insurance extend its regulation of the small-group insurance market from businesses with up to 50 employees to... Read more
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