PA Insurance Commissioner Responds to Majority Leader’s Request, Stresses Importance of Protecting Consumers

PA Insurance Commissioner Responds to Majority Leader’s Request, Stresses Importance of Protecting Consumers

(Harrisburg, PA – Insurance News and Markets) – Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today issued a response to Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy outlining Pennsylvania’s experience with the Affordable Care Act, strengths of the law, and areas for improvement. In December 2016, Majority Leader McCarthy and other members of United States House of Representatives’ Republican leadership requested […]

PA Insurance Commissioner Responds to Majority Leader’s Request, Stresses Importance of Protecting Consumers

PA Insurance Commissioner Responds to Majority Leader’s Request, Stresses Importance of Protecting Consumers

(Harrisburg, PA – Insurance News and Markets) – Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today issued a response to Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy outlining Pennsylvania’s experience with the Affordable Care Act, strengths of the law, and areas for improvement. In December 2016, Majority Leader McCarthy and other members of United States House of Representatives’ Republican leadership requested […]

Keep these tips in mind to stay warm and safe this winter

Keep these tips in mind to stay warm and safe this winter

(Atlanta, GA – Insurance News and Markets) – Georgia’s Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner, Ralph Hudgens, has a few tips for Georgia residents to get through the winter safely. Heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fires in Georgia. Portable space heaters, open fireplaces, and wood stoves are some of the leading […]

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Enhanced Protections for Air Travelers, Actions to Promote Airline Competition

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Enhanced Protections for Air Travelers, Actions to Promote Airline Competition

(Washington, DC – Insurance News and Markets) – In October, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is taking action to enhance protections for air travelers and encourage competition in the airline industry. “Airline passengers deserve to have access to clear and complete information about the airlines they choose […]

Ohio Department of Insurance warns of check scam

Ohio Department of Insurance warns of check scam

(Columbus, OH – Insurance News and Markets) – Ohio Lieutenant Gov. Mary Taylor has issued a warning for Ohio residents regarding an  international mail fraud “fake check” scam that has resurfaced in the state. Criminals are mailing letters with counterfeit checks instructing recipients to deposit the check and return the amount as a processing fee […]

Wisconsin hosts town hall meetings about ACA Auto Re-Enrollment

Wisconsin hosts town hall meetings about ACA Auto Re-Enrollment

(Madison, WI – Insurance News and Markets) The Wisconsin Office of the Commisioner of Insurance is holding town hall meetings across the state to provide residents with information about the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act and “auto re-enrollment.” “Wisconsin is anticipating 37,160 residents to lose individual health insurance coverage in 2017 due […]

New law on workers compensation changes definitions of excluded employees

New law on workers compensation changes definitions of excluded employees

(Sacramento, CA – Insurance News and Markets) – On Oct. 17, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones notified all insurance companies writing workers’ compensation policies in the state about changes to definitions of, and procedures related to, excluded employees, following the enactment of Assembly Bill 2883. Starting on Jan. 1, 2017, all business workers’ compensation insurance […]

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