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Kansas Insurance Commissioner
Ken Selzer, CPA

  • Kansas Insurance Department
  • 420 SW 9th Street
  • Topeka, Kansas 66612-1678
  • Consumer Hotline: 800-432-2484 (KS only)
  • Email Us | Phone: 785-296-3071

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2016 News Releases

Nov 29

Emporia State University wins "Don't Text #Just Drive" contest

Emporia State University received the highest number of votes by percentage of students enrolled to win the initial "Don't Text #Just Drive" fall contest among seven Kansas Universities.

Nov 14

"It Can Wait" simulator visiting Kansas college campuses

As part of this fall's "Don't Text #JustDrive" initiative, AT&T's "It Can Wait" virtual reality simulator will be making stops this week at Kansas State and the University of Kansas.

Oct 17

Financial Services Summit offered October 19

Financial Services Summit 2016: Growth. Partnerships. Education. will be held on October 19 for public and private sector financial services professionals.

Oct 12

Don’t Text #JustDrive campaign benefits all Kansans

Texting and driving endangers you as a driver and everyone around you. Take a pledge this fall to stop texting and driving.

Oct 5

New Kansas insurance education initiative

A new educational initiative coordinated through several Kansas colleges seeks to provide insurance companies in the state with a continual supply of educated, certified employees.

Sept 29

Overview of 2017 Kansas health insurance markets issued

Kansas consumers wanting health insurance through the federally-facilitated marketplace beginning Nov. 1 will continue to have choices of health insurance companies.

Sept 23

Insurance Department website ranked No. 2 in nation

The Kansas Insurance Department website has been named as the No. 2 most helpful consumer website for insurance departments throughout the United States.

Sept 19

University/public pledge contest focuses on no texting while driving

Students and supporters of seven Kansas universities can advocate for friendly competition this fall while challenging themselves and others to stop texting and driving.

July 12

Kansas Insurance Department makes Firefighters Relief Fund distribution

The Kansas Insurance Department is currently making the annual funds distribution to state and local firefighter relief organizations.

June 1

Insurance Department reviewing proposed health insurance rates

The Kansas Insurance Department is reviewing requested rate filings for individual and small group health plans in Kansas for 2017.

May 26

Statement from Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer

Statement from Ken Selzer, CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, regarding the severe weather in Kansas this week.

May 17

New insurance department chat feature

A new interactive online chat feature on the Kansas Insurance Department’s website gives consumers and insurance agents another way to gather insurance information easily.

May 12

KS Health Insurance Marketplace may gain company offerings

Kansas consumers may have additional company options for coverage in the federally-run marketplace for 2017.

Feb 10

KIEF News Release - Insurance Education

Insurance education initiative receives contribution from Kansas Medical Mutual Insurance Company.

Feb 8

February is designated as the inaugural Insurance Careers Month

College programs highlighting the benefits of a career in the insurance industry continue at the Kansas Insurance Department (KID), according to Ken Selzer, CPA, Commissioner of Insurance.

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