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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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     Kansas Securities Commissioner
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2017 News Releases

Oct 16

Workers compensation insurance rate decrease

Many Kansas business owners will pay less for workers compensation insurance again in 2018.
Oct 9

Cease and Desist for Price Financial and Gregory Price

Kansas Securities Commissioner John Wine has issued a cease and desist order against Price Financial Group and Gregory A. Price.
Oct 2

KID issues overview of 2018 health insurance market

Kansas consumers will have choices of health insurance companies when open enrollment begins Nov. 1.
Sept 7

Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Financial Crimes

From Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt: A PA man pleaded guilty to four felony counts of a sale of an unregistered security.
Aug 31

Insurance Department releases health insurance rates

The Kansas Insurance Department has completed the review of rate filings for individual and small group health plans in Kansas for 2018.
Aug 22

Suspension ordered for securities broker-dealer

Emergency order of suspension issued for Oklahoma-based securities broker-dealer.
Aug 15

Federal health insurance marketplace information available September 1

Initial rate revision information for the federal individual health insurance marketplace will be available September 1.
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 firefighters relief organizations.
June 22

Changes to occur with insurance and securities departments' realignment

Ken Selzer, CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, is announcing administrative changes and joint working priorities regarding the July 1 transition of the Kansas Securities Commissioner’s office into a division of the Kansas Insurance Department.
May 25

First recipient of the new Insurance Certificate

A 2017 Fort Hays State University graduate is the first recipient of the Kansas Insurance Certificate.
May 5

Pratt High School students, staff win driving safety pledge contest against Kingman

Pratt High School students and staff members recently won a prom-season duel against Kingman High School in the name of driving safely.

Apr 28

Don't Text #JustDrive community college contest results

Dodge City Community College received the most votes by percentage of students enrolled to win the Kansas community college Don’t Text #JustDrive spring contest.

Apr 26

Commissioner receives KSU honor

Ken Selzer CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, received the Kansas State University Department of Accounting Hall of Fame award.

Mar 30

Insurance Department can provide fire victim assistance

The Kansas Insurance Department can provide personal insurance assistance and information to Kansans affected by recent fires throughout the state.

Mar 14

Community colleges start Don’t Text #JustDrive campaign

The Kansas Insurance Department-sponsored Don’t Text #JustDrive statewide college awareness campaign will have four community colleges participating this spring.

Mar 9

Wildfire risk tips and assistance are offered

KID will provide insurance assistance to those Kansans affected by the recent devastating wildfires across the state.

Mar 9

New department booklet combines auto and home info

The Kansas Insurance Department has combined its annual homeowners and vehicle insurance information booklets into one publication.

Feb 22

Insurance Commissioner recognizes Security Benefit on 125th

Ken Selzer, CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, is joining others throughout the state in celebrating the 125th anniversary of Security Benefit, Topeka.

Feb 3

College visits will promote insurance education initiative

College visits by Kansas Insurance Department staff will promote insurance courses as part of the education initiative.

Feb 3

ESU to receive Don't Text #JustDrive trophy

Emporia State University students, winners of the Fall 2016 Don’t Text #JustDrive statewide college awareness campaign, will receive a trophy from Ken Selzer, CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance.

Jan 24

Commissioner to assist in Kansas Day celebration

Ken Selzer, CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, will speak and present awards at the 156th Kansas Day ceremonies in Topeka.

Jan 20

Unrelated search helps insurance fraud case

An investigation into possible wildlife violations uncovered unrelated insurance fraud evidence that led to a recent criminal conviction in Kansas.

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