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Get insurance needs in place for your college-bound student

College students across Kansas are packing furniture, electronics and all the other necessities of college life. They will soon head to their schools for the 2014-15 term. Will they forget something? Probably. But Sandy Praeger, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, hopes it isn’t their insurance coverage needs. (Read Consumer Alert PDF)

Commissioner's Corner for August 2014:
State regulation of insurance best way to protect consumers

Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger makes the case for the current state system of regulating insurance: "I believe state insurance regulation has worked well and keeps getting better." (Read Commissioner's Corner PDF)

Commissioner makes Firefighter Relief Fund distribution

Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger is distributing nearly $12 million among 569 local Firefighters Relief Associations (FRAs) across the state. The annual distribution is from the state Firefighter Relief Fund. (Read FRA news release PDF)

Consumer Alert: Check with companies, employers about stop-smoking services, benefits

Sandy Praeger, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, is encouraging consumers to check with their health insurance companies or employers regarding coverage for smoking cessation services and the specific benefits included in their policies. (Read Smoking Cessation Alert PDF)

Insurance Quarterly - Spring 2014

KID gets four bills through Legislature

Four prospective pieces of legislature that the department brought to the 2014 session of the Kansas Legislature were signed into law earlier this spring.

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Commissioners has current enrollment options, information for the newly insured

Health Insurance Marketplace enrollment ended on March 31, 2014. Outside of open enrollment periods, you can enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace if you have certain life events or you have a "complicated situation." In these cases, Marketplace Guides can help you enroll through before November 15, 2014. Additionally, information and how-to guides are available for those who are newly insured. (Go to

Insurance information assistance available for weather disaster victims

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 PDF)

Our primary responsibility is to you, the people whose personal lives or business endeavors are protected by an insurance product in the state of Kansas.

If you have questions or concerns about insurance, please contact our Consumer Assistance Division by calling toll-free 1-800-432-2484 (in Kansas only) or e-mail us at

Sandy Praeger - Commissioner of Insurance

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