Hawaii announces 2017 Affordable Care Act Individual Rates

Hawaii announces 2017 Affordable Care Act Individual Rates

(Honolulu, HI – Insurance News and Markets) – On Oct. 7, The Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Insurance Division released individual health plan insurance rates in the 2017 Affordable Care Act. These rates are expected to affect 41,000 people. “The Insurance Division’s approval of rates were made pursuant to the statutory requirement that […]

Nine individuals arrested in Louisiana for Medicaid fraud

Nine individuals arrested in Louisiana for Medicaid fraud

(Baton Rouge, LA – Insurance News and Markets) – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced more than half a dozen arrests that came as part of the 2016 National Health Care Fraud Takedown, which resulted in charges for hundreds of individuals across the country. “Medicaid fraud steals taxpayer money and threatens care for our state’s […]

Nevada Residents can find the 2017 Health Insurance Rates Online

Nevada Residents can find the 2017 Health Insurance Rates Online

(Carson City, NV – Insurance News and Markets) – Nevada residents who purchase their own health insurance can find approved prices  for 2017health plans at heathrates.doi.nv.gov. The Nevada Division of Insurance has posted approved 2017 rates for all plans in the Individual and Small group markets online, giving Nevada’s consumers an opportunity to explore health […]

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs package enhancing mandatory settlement conferences, creates community restoration fund

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs package enhancing mandatory settlement conferences, creates community restoration fund

(New York, NY – Insurance News and Markets) -A comprehensive package of legislation pieces in New York designed to combat “zombie properties’” effects on neighborhoods. This legislation package also establishes a consumer bill of rights to help homeowners to keep their homes. The package was part of the 2016 Legislative Session and imposes a pre-foreclosure […]

A workers compensation insurer owned by Berkshire Hathaway has been

A  workers compensation insurer owned by Berkshire Hathaway has been

(Sacramento, CA – Insurance News and Market) – California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones recently announced a decision in a case involving a workers’ compensation insurer owned by Berkshire Hathaway that schemed to avoid regulatory review of rates and policy terms. The company in question, called California Insurance Company, filed a set of rates and insurance […]

Delaware Insurance Department releases 2017 health insurance rates

Delaware Insurance Department releases 2017 health insurance rates

(Dover, DE – Insurance News and Markets) – On Oct. 6, Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart released the state’s  Qualified Health Plan average rates for 2017. She recommended approval of a 32.5 percent average rate increase in the individual market for Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware. The approved average rate increase for […]