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During the ongoing open-enrollment period for Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans, Sandy Praeger, Commissioner of Insurance, is urging Kansas Medicare beneficiaries to be alert to any potential scams surrounding sign-up activity. (Read Consumer Alert )
Thanks to assistance from the Kansas Insurance Department (KID) Anti-Fraud and Legal Divisions, a Garden City man was sentenced to probation and ordered to pay $20,000 in restitution for insurance fraud involving wrecked vehicles. (Read news release )
The Kansas Insurance Department has updated insureKS.org to help Kansans with 2015 Health Insurance Marketplace enrollment. In a new video Commissioner Sandy Praeger introduces the website and alerts Kansans of the 2015 open enrollment dates of November 15, 2014 to February 15, 2015. Links advise of the insurance companies selling on the Marketplace in 2015, and the Tax Credit Calculator is updated with 2015 tax credit information. Several upcoming navigator-sponsored public meetings are included on the site’s Calendar of Navigator Outreach Activities. Information remains available for newly insured, special enrollment options and 2015 renewals. Rates and Plans for 2015 will be added in November.
Driving defensively during the Kansas deer season is a must, according to Sandy Praeger, Commissioner of Insurance. (Read Consumer Alert )
The Kansas Insurance Department is taking steps to find a balance between increasing costs of long-term care and consumer concern over long-term care insurance premiums. (Read Commissioner's Corner )
Sandy Praeger, Kansas commissioner of insurance, is asking Kansans to consider some important points about life insurance coverage. September is designated nationally as Life Insurance Awareness Month. (Read Consumer Alert )
Earthquake coverage is not a part of a regular homeowners, renters or condominium insurance policy. Coverage can be added by including an endorsement to your policy or by purchasing a separate earthquake policy." (Read Commissioner's Corner )
Sandy Praeger, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, said Monday that insurance information for recent tornado and severe weather victims in Southeast Kansas is available from the Kansas Insurance Department’s Consumer Assistance Hotline, 800-432-2484. (Read Storm news release )
- More information: Storm/Flood Insurance page
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